Department of Surgery News Archive

UW Medical Center’s care again is ranked No. 1 in state

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UW Medicine | Newsroom | July 28, 2020 In U.S. News & World Report, UW Medical Center also received top-50 national rankings in nine specialties. The University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle, part of UW Medicine, was named the No. 1 hospital in Washington state and in the Seattle metropolitan area by U.S. News & World…

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Dr. David Byrd Named Interim SCCA Medical Director

Dr. David Byrd

7/23/20 Dr. David Byrd, Professor, Division of General Surgery, has been named Interim Medical Director of the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA). Dr. Marc Stewart, SCCA Medical Director and Senior Vice President, leaves SCCA in July 2020 for a position at City of Hope Cancer Center. Dr. Stewart has been an outstanding leader and an…

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Dr. Raymond Tse Awarded AAPS 2020 James Barrett Brown Award

Dr. Raymond Tse

July, 22, 2020 Dr. Raymond Tse, Associate Professor, Division of Plastic Surgery, was awarded American Association of Plastic Surgery’s (AAPS) annual 2020 James Barrett Brown Award. This award was established in memory of Dr. James Barrett Brown, past AAPS president, and is presented for the best plastic surgery-related paper published during the previous calendar year.…

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Estell Williams: Mentoring the Next Generation of Black Doctors

Dr. Estell Williams Doctor for a Day

June 17, 2020 Surgeon and assistant professor Estell Williams, MD, has overcome a lot in her 33 years of life. She grew up with limited financial means, survived personal loss and weathered the life-altering effects of Hurricane Katrina. Her road to get to where she is today wasn’t easy, but she wouldn’t have had it…

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