Dr. Starnes is a UW professor of surgery and chief of the Vascular Surgery Division. He was recruited to the University of Washington in 2007 after a…
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Patient Care Philosophy
Anyone who works with me will tell you that my standards are extremely high when it comes to performing surgery. When making a decision about patient care, start with the most feared complication and work backward. Keep patient care first among all considerations.
Family, woodworking, mountaineering, golf, cycling and fitness.
I climb Mount Rainier every year with a special group of friends to raise money for an orphanage in Africa.
- Ruptured aortic aneurysms
- Blunt traumatic aortic injury
- Aortic dissection
- vascular trauma
- Multi-branch and fenestrated endografting for complex aortic disease
- Vascular Trauma
- Factors that influence outcomes for patients presenting with ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm
- Jefferson Medical CollegeMedical education1992
- Uniformed Services University of the Health SciencesTeaching Appointment
- Walter Reed Army Medical CenterFellowship
- Walter Reed Army Medical CenterInternship
- Walter Reed Army Medical CenterResidency
- American Board of SurgeryVascular Surgery2004