Top Doctors 2017: Surgery

By Seattle Mag


March 1, 2017

This article originally appeared in the March 2017 issue of Seattle Magazine.

Benjamin O. Anderson, M.D., breast cancer & surgery; Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Ave. E, Seattle, 206.288.2166; University of Washington Medical Center; Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1985
    
Peter S. Billing, M.D., obesity/bariatric surgery,  gastrointestinal surgery; Eviva, 21911 76th Ave. W, Suite 106, Edmonds, 425.778.2220; EvergreenHealth; University of Minnesota, 1993     

11 Years: Mark T. Brakstad, M.D., laparoscopic surgery, breast surgery; UW Medicine Surgical Services & Hernia Center, 1560 N 115th St., Suite 102, Seattle, 206.368.1070; Northwest Hospital & Medical Center; University of Washington, 1983  
  
Lily Chang, M.D., minimally invasive surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, esophageal surgery, obesity/bariatric surgery; Virginia Mason Medical Center, Surgery, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.341.1994; Virginia Mason Medical Center; Tufts University, 1996 
   
Eugene S. Cho, M.D., laparoscopic surgery; Franciscan Surgical Associates, 1708 S Yakima Ave., Suite 112, Tacoma, 253.552.1200; CHI Franciscan Health St. Joseph Medical Center; Northwestern University, 1990 
   
Carol J. Cornejo, M.D., breast surgery, breast cancer & surgery, laparoscopic surgery; Surgical Associates of Edmonds, 7315 212th St. SW, Suite 201, Edmonds, 425.778.8116; Swedish Medical Center–Edmonds campus; University of California, San Francisco, 1991
     
Steven Counter, M.D., minimally invasive surgery, hernia, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), inflammatory bowel disease; The Polyclinic, Surgery, 1145 Broadway Ave., Suite 2H, Seattle, 206.860.2301; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill campus; Medical College of Wisconsin, 1994
    
Patricia L. Dawson, M.D., Ph.D., breast cancer & surgery; Swedish Cancer Institute, True Family Women’s Cancer Center, 1221 Madison St., Suite 600, Seattle, 206.215.5900; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill campus; University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, 1977
    
Karen Horvath, M.D., colon & rectal surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, minimally invasive surgery, pancreatic surgery; University of Washington Medical Center, Surgery, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.4477; University of Washington Medical Center; New York Medical College, 1990     

Robert Michaelson, M.D., Ph.D., obesity/bariatric surgery, laparoscopic surgery; Northwest Weight Loss Surgery, 125 130th St. SE, first floor, Everett, 800.979.8982; EvergreenHealth, Providence Regional Medical Center Everett; University of Illinois College of Medicine, 1995

Brant K. Oelschlager, M.D., esophageal surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, minimally invasive surgery, esophageal cancer; University of Washington Medical Center, Surgery, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.4477; University of Washington Medical Center; University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 1995
    
Carlos A. Pellegrini, M.D., esophageal cancer, esophageal surgery, Barrett’s esophagus, gastrointestinal cancer & surgery; University of Washington Medical Center, Center of Esophageal & Gastric Surgery, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.4547; University of Washington Medical Center; University of Rosario, Argentina, 1971
    
Jorge D. Reyes, M.D., transplant surgery, pediatric transplant surgery, liver transplant, hepatobiliary surgery; Seattle Children’s Hospital, Transplant Surgery, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, 206.987.1800; Seattle Children’s Hospital, University of Washington Medical Center; Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil, 1979
    
Flavio G. Rocha, M.D., pancreatic surgery, liver surgery, minimally invasive surgery, gastrointestinal cancer & surgery; Virginia Mason Medical Center, Surgery, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.341.1904; Virginia Mason Medical Center; University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 2001

James Schopp, M.D., pancreatic, gastrointestinal, laparoscopic and hernia surgery; MultiCare Cedar Surgical Associates, 3124 S 19th St., Suite 220, Tacoma, 253.301.5050; MultiCare Allenmore Hospital; University of Illinois, 1986

12 Years: Mika N. Sinanan, M.D., Ph.D., gastrointestinal cancer & surgery, laparoscopic surgery, colon & rectal cancer, complex hernia; University of Washington Medical Center, Surgery, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.4477; University of Washington Medical Center; Johns Hopkins University, 1980
    
F. Ames Smith Jr., M.D., breast disease, nipple-sparing mastectomy, sentinel node surgery, breast cancer & surgery; The Polyclinic, Breast Surgery, 904 Seventh Ave., Seattle, 206.860.4495; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill campus; University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, 1984 
   
Perry Soriano, M.D., cancer surgery, breast cancer & surgery, gastrointestinal cancer & surgery, pancreatic cancer; The Everett Clinic, 1330 Rockefeller Ave., Everett, 425.339.5442; Providence Regional Medical Center Everett; University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 1999 
   
David McKinley White, M.D., colon & rectal surgery, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), breast surgery; Pacific Medical Center, Surgery, 1101 Madison St., fourth floor, Seattle, 206.505.1300; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill campus; University of Colorado, 1991
   
Raymond S.W. Yeung, M.D., liver & biliary cancer, liver cancer, melanoma; University of Washington Medical Center, Surgery, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.4477; University of Washington Medical Center; University of Toronto, Canada, 1982 

 

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