John Monu, MD, MPH

Dr. John Monu



Issaquah, WA

Medical School:

Chicago Medical School

Resident Bio:

Growing up in the Pacific Northwest, I love being outdoors. I also enjoy spending time with family and friends as I am fortunate to have many in the Seattle area. My clinical interests are primarily in thoracic surgical disease and I will begin my cardiothoracic surgery fellowship training in August of 2021.

Personal Interests:

Participating in team sports including basketball, football, and volleyball. Hiking, watching movies, playing guitar, and spending time with family.

Clinical Interests:

Lung and esophageal cancer, benign foregut disorders, chest wall tumors.

Professional Activities:

UW Medicine Population Health (Analyst)

Why UW?

The variety of clinical experiences, research opportunities, trauma expertise, and unparalleled training.

What advice do you have for incoming interns?

Embrace every opportunity to learn and grow. Make time to relax outside the hospital and participate in non-clinical activities you enjoy.

What do you like best about living in Seattle?

The scenery, culture, and cuisine.


  1. Monu J, Triplette M, Wood DE, et al. Evaluating Knowledge, Attitudes, and Beliefs About Lung Cancer Screening Using Crowdsourcing. Chest. 2020;158(1):386-392.
  2. Ehlers AP, Sullivan KM, Stadeli KM, Monu JI, Chen-meekin JY, Khandelwal S. Opioid Use Following Bariatric Surgery: Results of a Prospective Survey. Obes Surg. 2020;30(3):1032-1037.