Dr. Ann Pittier, MD, Radiation Oncologist
We verify the medical license of each FindaTopDoc Verified Doctor to ensure that their license is active and they are in good medical standing.

Dr. Ann Pittier, MD

Radiation Oncologist | Radiation Oncology

4/5(10)
314 Martin Luther King Jr Way Suite 11 Tacoma WA, 98405
Rating

4/5

About

Dr. Ann Pittier practices Radiation Oncology in Tacoma, WA. Radiation oncology is a medical specialty that involves treating cancer with radiation. Dr. Pittier specializes in treating cancer with radiation, using radiation therapy to treat a wide variety of cancers. Radiation therapy uses carefully targeted and regulated doses of high-energy radiation to kill cancer cells.

Education and Training

Trinity College medical degree 0

Poznan University Of Medical Sciences Center For Medical Education In English

University of Washington School of Medicine 1981

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)

Provider Details

FemaleEnglish

Treatments

  • Prostate Cancer
  • Throat Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Wrinkle & Scar Improvement
  • Extra Corporeal Shockwave Therapy

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Radiation Oncology  

Dr. Ann Pittier, MD's Practice location

Practice At 314 Martin Luther King Jr Way Suite 11

314 Martin Luther King Jr Way Suite 11 -
Tacoma, WA 98405
Get Direction
New patients: 253-627-6172

1802 S Yacoma Suite 103 -
Tacoma, WA 98045
Get Direction
New patients: 253-272-1077, 253-363-8780
Fax: 253-627-8792

Dr. Ann Pittier, MD's reviews

(10)
Write Review

Patient Experience with Dr. Pittier


4.0

Based on 10 reviews

Dr. Ann Pittier, MD has a rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 10 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Radiation Oncologist in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

Media Releases

Get to know Radiation Oncologist Dr. Ann Pittier, who serves patients in Tacoma, Washington.

Passionate about the treatment of breast and gynecologic cancers, Dr. Pittier is affiliated with Tacoma Valley Radiation Oncology Centers. She has a strong background in utilizing radiotherapeutic treatments for solid tumors  including pulmonary, gastrointestinal, head and neck, sarcoma, and central nervous system disorders. 

Furthermore, she has extensive experience with intensity modulated radiation therapy, image-guided radiation therapy and stereotactic radiosurgery. She is also highly skilled at brachytherapy for breast, gynecologic and prostate cancers.

Academically, Dr. Pittier earned her Bachelor of Science degree at Occidental College before pursuing her medical degree at the Trinity College and completing a residency in internal medicine at the University of Washington. She furthered her training with an emphasis on cancer treatment, and completed a second residency in radiation oncology at the University of Washington Medical Center.

A member of the American College of Radiation Oncology, she is board-certified in radiation oncology and internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.

Radiation oncology is a medical specialty that involves the controlled use of radiation to treat cancer. It is one of the three primary specialties – the other two being surgical and medical oncology – involved in the treatment of cancer. A radiation oncologist is a specialist physician who uses ionizing radiation in the treatment of cancer.

Recommended Articles

  • What Are the Side Effects of Radiation Therapy?

    Radiation therapy, also known as radiotherapy, is a procedure that is used mainly to treat cancer and other conditions such as thyroid disorders, non-cancerous growths, and blood disorders. Just like other types of treatment, radiotherapy often causes side effects. The side effects generally depend...

  • What Medications Are Used for Prostate Cancer?

    Prostate cancer treatments can be administered to cure cancer or to manage or alleviate its symptoms. There are several ways of treating prostate cancer and the treatment options depend on various factors such as:...

  • All About Radiation Treatment for Breast Cancer

    Continuous advancements in diagnostic and treatment methods have made breast cancer go from being a death sentence to being something that can be treated effectively for many women. Generally, breast cancer treatment falls into the categories of surgery, chemotherapy, biologic therapies, and...

  • What Are the Risks of Radiation Therapy?

    Radiation therapy is a type of cancer treatment that uses radiation to destroy the tumor. During the treatment, forms of radiation such as gamma rays or x-rays are used. It is one of the most employed means of treating cancer due to its effectiveness. In the treatment of cancer, it can be used as...

  • Cervical Cancer Defined

    The cervix connects the uterus and vagina. The endocervix is the part of the cervix that is closest to the uterus while an ectocervix is nearer to the vagina. Most cases of cervical cancer begin in the cell at the transformation zone. This zone is where the two main types of cells in the cervix...

  • Three-Week Chemotherapy Dosing Reconfirmed as First-Line Treatment of Ovarian Cancer

    Chemotherapy as a treatment option for cancer has existed for decades, and has long been the standard of care and first line of treatment for almost all forms of cancer. The term is an umbrella term referring to the use of medicines to halt the growth of cancerous tumors and to kill off cancerous...

Nearby Providers

Nearest Hospitals

ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTERl

1717 SOUTH J STREET TACOMA WA 98405

Head south on Martin Luther King Jr Way 951 ft
Turn left onto 6th Avenue 721 ft
Turn right onto I St Trans 721 ft
Continue slightly right onto South Yakima Avenue 3595 ft
Turn right onto South 17th Street 366 ft
Turn left onto South I Street 208 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the right

TACOMA GENERAL ALLENMORE HOSPITALl

315 S MLK JR WAY TACOMA WA 98415

Head south on Martin Luther King Jr Way 149 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the left

MARY BRIDGE CHILDREN'S HOSPITALl

317 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR W BOX 5299 TACOMA WA 98415

Head north on Martin Luther King Jr Way 189 ft
Turn right onto South 3rd Street 358 ft
Turn right onto South J Street 438 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the right

ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTERl

1717 SOUTH J STREET TACOMA WA 98405

1802 S Yakima Ave Suite 302, Tacoma, WA 98405, USA
Head southeast toward S 19th St
157 ft
Turn left toward S 19th St
59 ft
Turn right toward S 19th St
157 ft
Turn left toward S 19th St
79 ft
Turn right onto S 19th St
0.1 mi
Turn right onto S J St
0.1 mi
Turn rightDestination will be on the right
59 ft
1717 S J St, Tacoma, WA 98405, USA

TACOMA GENERAL ALLENMORE HOSPITALl

315 S MLK JR WAY TACOMA WA 98415

1802 S Yakima Ave Suite 302, Tacoma, WA 98405, USA
Head southeast toward S 19th St
157 ft
Turn left toward S 19th St
59 ft
Turn right toward S 19th St
157 ft
Turn left toward S 19th St
79 ft
Turn left onto S 19th St
157 ft
Turn left at the 1st cross street onto S Yakima Ave
0.7 mi
Turn left onto S 9th St
0.2 mi
Turn right onto M.L.K. Jr Way
0.4 mi
315th M.L.K. Jr Way, Tacoma, WA 98405, USA

MARY BRIDGE CHILDREN'S HOSPITALl

317 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR W BOX 5299 TACOMA WA 98415

1802 S Yakima Ave Suite 302, Tacoma, WA 98405, USA
Head southeast toward S 19th St
157 ft
Turn left toward S 19th St
59 ft
Turn right toward S 19th St
157 ft
Turn left toward S 19th St
79 ft
Turn left onto S 19th St
157 ft
Turn left at the 1st cross street onto S Yakima Ave
0.8 mi
Slight left onto S I St
0.1 mi
Turn left onto S 6th Ave
361 ft
Turn right onto S J StDestination will be on the left
0.1 mi
315 M.L.K. Jr Way, Tacoma, WA 98405, USA