Jim Boonyaratanakornkit
Acting Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy & Infectious Diseases
Research Associate
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Taylor Lab
Sites of Practice: 
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
University of Washington Medical Center

Faculty Information


Jim Boonyaratanakornkit, MD, PhD cares for cancer patients coping with infections. His patient care philosophy is to provide cutting-edge advances in medicine to diagnose, prevent, and treat infections. He also acknowledges that cancer care can be complex, and he values clear communication between providers and patients. Jim has been a practicing physician since 2011.

As an acting instructor at UW, he specializes in infections in patients with cancer or who have received a stem cell transplant. As a research associate at the Fred Hutch, his research is aimed at understanding the immune system after transplant and at reducing the burden of respiratory viruses throughout the world.

Education & Training: 
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
Fellowship in Internal Medicine
Stanford University
Palo Alto, CA
Internship in Internal Medicine
Stanford University
Palo Alto, CA
Fellowship in Infectious Disease
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
American Society for Transplantation and Cell Therapy - New Investigator
National Marrow Donor Program - Amy Scholar
(206) 667-2379
Mailing Address: 
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
1100 Eastlake Ave E., Mail Stop E5-320
Seattle, WA 98109


Research & Clinical Interests
Research Interests: 
  • Respiratory viruses
  • B cell immunology
  • antibodies,
  • immune reconstitution
  • mucosal immunity
Clinical Interests: 

Infections in immunocompromised hosts, including hematopoietic stem cell transplantation and cellular therapy