Education and Expertise
Dr. Alexander Farivar earned his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine. He completed his general surgery residency at the University of Washington and his thoracic surgery fellowship at Harvard’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. Farivar is specialized in thoracic surgery, esophageal surgery, robotic surgery, and minimally invasive surgery.
Dr. Alexander Farivar is specialized in thoracic surgery, esophageal surgery, robotic surgery, and minimally invasive surgery.
No Longer Impossible to Treat
In the past, doctors considered mesothelioma to be impossible to treat. Their only recommendation was to manage the pain associated with the disease. Dr. Farivar says we have come a long way now that we can offer patients life-extending treatments in addition to palliative care.
A Top-Ranked Doctor With a Top-Notch Approach
Dr. Farivar was listed as a top-ranked thoracic surgeon by Seattle Metropolitan Magazine. He is a leader in the field of surgical treatment of mesothelioma. He offers his patients a multidisciplinary approach to care, including chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and surgery. He collaborates with medical, radiation, and surgical oncologists to create a tailored treatment plan for each patient.
Dr. Farivar practices at Swedish Medical Center, which offers the best mesothelioma treatment in the Pacific Northwest. He cares for his patients like they were family, and is proud to be able to use the latest surgical technology to provide them with the best care.