Top Doctors 2019: Surgery

Part of our 19th annual list of the region's best physicians
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These specialists perform operations for a wide variety of ailments and diseases, and also oversee preoperative and postoperative patient care.

Benjamin O. Anderson, M.D., breast cancer and surgery; Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Ave. E, Seattle, 206.606.2166; University of Washington Medical Center; Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1985

Thomas R. Biehl, M.D., laparoscopic surgery, gastrointestinal cancer and surgery, pancreatic and biliary surgery; Virginia Mason Medical Center, Surgical Services, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.223.6638; Virginia Mason Medical Center; University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, 1987

Mark Brakstad, M.D., laparoscopic surgery, breast surgery, hernia repair; University of Washington Medical Center, Surgical Services and Hernia Center, 1560 N 115th St., Suite 102, Seattle, 206.668.1070; Northwest Hospital & Medical Center; University of Washington School of Medicine, 1983

Eileen Bulger, M.D., trauma, critical care, acute surgical emergencies; General Surgery Clinic at Harborview, 410 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.520.5000; Harborview Medical Center; Cornell University, Weill Cornell Medical College, 1992

David R. Byrd, M.D., cancer surgery, thyroid cancer, melanoma; Seattle Cancer Care Alliance at South Lake Union, 825 Eastlake Ave. E, Seattle, 206.606.7222; University of Washington Medical Center; Tulane University School of Medicine, 1982

Carol J. Cornejo, M.D., breast surgery, breast cancer, laparoscopic surgery; Proliance Surgical Specialists of Edmonds, 7315 212th St. SW, Suite 201, Edmonds, 425.778.8116; Swedish Medical Center–Edmonds; University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, 1991

Steven Counter, M.D., minimally invasive surgery, hernia and gallbladder surgery, adrenal tumors; The Polyclinic Broadway, General Surgery, 1145 Broadway Ave., Seattle, 206.860.2301; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill; Medical College of Wisconsin, 1994

Adel El-Ghazzawy, M.D., minimally invasive surgery, robotic surgery, abdominal wall reconstruction; Proliance Surgical Specialists at Overlake, 1231 116th Ave. NE, Suite 535, Bellevue, 425.688.1916; Overlake Medical Center; University of Kansas School of Medicine, 1992

Clayton D. Hackerman, M.D., minimally invasive surgery; The Polyclinic Broadway, General Surgery, 1145 Broadway, Seattle, 206.860.2301; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill; Baylor College of Medicine, 2004

William S. Helton, M.D., liver cancer, gallbladder and bile duct cancers, complex hernias; Virginia Mason Medical Center, Surgery, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.341.1985; Virginia Mason Medical Center; University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, 1981

Sara H. Javid, M.D., breast cancer, prophylactic mastectomy, benign breast disorders; Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Ave. E, Seattle, 206.606.7222; University of Washington Medical Center; Harvard Medical School, 1999

Helen H. Kim, M.D., general surgery, breast cancer and surgery; Proliance Surgical Associates at Overlake, 1231 116th Ave. NE, Medical Pavilion Tower, Suite 535, Bellevue, 425.688.1916; Overlake Medical Center; Tufts University School of Medicine, 1992

Brant K. Oelschlager, M.D., esophageal and gastrointestinal surgery, minimally invasive surgery, esophageal and gastric cancer; Esophageal and Gastric Diseases Clinic, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.4547; University of Washington Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center; University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 1995

James O. Park, M.D., liver cancer, pancreatic cancer, colon and rectal cancer; Liver Tumor Clinic at University of Washington Medical Center, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.0539; University of Washington Medical Center; University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, 1998

Jorge D. Reyes, M.D., transplant surgery, liver transplant, hepatobiliary surgery; Seattle Children’s Hospital, Transplant Center, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, 206.987.1800; Seattle Children’s Hospital, University of Washington Medical Center; Federal University of Minas Gerais School of Medicine, Brazil, 1979

Mika N. Sinanan, M.D., Ph.D., gastrointestinal cancer and surgery, colon and rectal cancer, complex hernia; General Surgery Clinic at University of Washington Medical Center, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.4477; University of Washington Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center; Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 1980

Perry Soriano, M.D., breast cancer and surgery, gastrointestinal cancer and surgery, pancreatic cancer; The Everett Clinic, Surgery, 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 and rectal surgery, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), gastrointestinal surgery; Pacific Medical Centers, First Hill, 1101 Madison St., Seattle, 206.505.1300; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill; University of Colorado School of Medicine, 1991

Raymond S.W. Yeung, M.D., liver and biliary cancer, liver cancer, melanoma; General Surgery Clinic at University Washington Medical Center, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.4477; University of Washington Medical Center; University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, Canada, 1982

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