Top Doctors 2021: Surgery

By CASTLE CONNOLLY MEDICAL LTD and Seattle Magazine Staff

May 13, 2021

Part of our 21st annual list of the region's best physicians

This article originally appeared in the May/June 2021 issue of Seattle Magazine.

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These specialists perform operations for a wide variety of ailments and diseases, and also oversee preoperative and postoperative patient care.

Marion C. Johnson, M.D.: breast cancer and surgery, gallbladder surgery; Evergreen Health Surgical Care, 12333 N.E. 130th Lane, Suite 420, Kirkland, 425-899-5500

Eileen Bulger, M.D.: trauma, critical care, gastrointestinal cancer; General Surgery Clinic at Harborview, Norm Maleng Building, 410 Ninth Ave., floor 7, Seattle, 206-744-3241

Joseph Cuschieri, M.D.: gastrointestinal surgery, trauma/critical care; General Surgery Clinic at Harborview, Norm Maleng Building, 410 Ninth Ave., floor 7, Seattle, 206-744-3241

Ronald V. Maier, M.D.: hernia-complex, trauma/critical care, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), esophageal surgery; General Surgery Clinic at Harborview, Norm Maleng Building, 410 Ninth Ave., floor 7, Seattle, 206-744-3241

Adel G. El-Ghazzawy, M.D.: minimally invasive surgery, robotic surgery, abdominal wall reconstruction; Proliance Surgical Associates at Overlake, 1231 116th Ave. N.E., Medical Pavilion Tower, Suite 535, Bellevue, 425-688-1916; Overlake Medical Center

Helen H. Kim, M.D.: breast cancer and surgery; Proliance Surgical Associates at Overlake, 1231 116th Ave. N.E., Medical Pavilion Tower, Suite 535, Bellevue, 425-688-1916; Overlake Medical Center

Perry Soriano, M.D.: breast cancer and surgery, gastrointestinal cancer and surgery, pancreatic cancer; The Everett Clinic, Surgery Department, 1330 Rockefeller Ave., Everett, 425-339-5442; Providence Regional Medical Center Everett

Carol J. Cornejo, M.D.: breast surgery, breast cancer and surgery, laparoscopic surgery; Proliance Surgical Specialists of Edmonds, 7315 212th St. S.W., Suite 201, Edmonds, 425-778-8116; Swedish Medical Center-Edmonds Campus

Steven Counter, M.D.: adrenal tumors, minimally invasive surgery, hernia, gallbladder surgery; The Polyclinic, 1145 Broadway, floor 1, Seattle, 206-860-2301; Swedish Medical Center-First Hill Campus

Juan C. de la Ossa, M.D.: minimally invasive surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, gallbladder surgery, laparoscopic surgery; The Polyclinic, 1145 Broadway, floor 1, Seattle, 206-860-2301; Swedish Medical Center-First Hill Campus

Clayton D. Hackerman, M.D.: laparoscopic surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), gallbladder surgery; The Polyclinic, 1145 Broadway, floor 1, Seattle, 206-860-2301; Swedish Medical Center-First Hill Campus

David McKinley White, M.D.: colon and rectal surgery, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), gastrointestinal surgery; Pacific Medical Centers Specialty Care – Canyon Park; 1909 214th St. S.E., Suite 300, Bothell, 206-505-1300; Swedish Medical Center-First Hill Campus

David R. Byrd, M.D.: breast cancer and surgery, cancer surgery, thyroid cancer, melanoma; Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Ave. E., Seattle, 206-288-7222; University of Washington Medical Center

Kristine E. Calhoun, M.D.: breast cancer and surgery, breast disease; Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Ave. E., Seattle, 206-288-7222; University of Washington Medical Center

Sara H. Javid, M.D.: breast cancer and surgery; Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Ave. E., Seattle, 206-288-7222; University of Washington Medical Center

Brant K. Oelschlager, M.D.: esophageal cancer, esophageal surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, minimally invasive surgery; Esophageal and Gastric Diseases Clinic at UW Medical Center – Montlake, 1959 N.E. Pacific St., floor 3, Seattle, 206-598-4477

Mika N. Sinanan, M.D., Ph.D.: hernia-complex, gastrointestinal cancer and surgery, laparoscopic surgery, colon and rectal cancer; General Surgery Clinic at UW Medical Center – Montlake, 1959 N.E. Pacific St., floor 3, Seattle, 206-598-4477

Raymond S.W. Yeung, M.D.: liver and biliary cancer, liver cancer, melanoma;  General Surgery Clinic at UW Medical Center – Montlake, 1959 N.E. Pacific St., floor 3, Seattle, 206-598-4477

Thomas R. Biehl, M.D.: liver &and biliary cancer, laparoscopic surgery, gastrointestinal cancer and surgery, pancreatic and biliary surgery; Virginia Mason Seattle Medical Center, General Surgery, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206-223-6638

Lily C. Chang, M.D.: bariatric/obesity surgery, minimally invasive surgery; Virginia Mason Seattle Medical Center, General Surgery, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206-341-1994

William Scott Helton, M.D.: hernia-complex, liver cancer, gallbladder and bile duct cancers, pancreatic cancer; Virginia Mason Seattle Medical Center, General Surgery, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206-341-1985

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