Eileen M. Bulger M.D., F.A.C.S.

Eileen M. Bulger M.D., F.A.C.S.

Specialties and Expertise

Critical Care Medicine, Surgery, Traumatology


Trauma & Emergency Medicine




General Surgery Clinic at Harborview

410 9th Ave., 7th Floor
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206.520.5000|Map It 

Emergency Department at Harborview

325 9th Ave., 1st Floor
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206.520.5000|Map It 


Dr. Bulger is a UW professor of surgery and Chief of Trauma for Harborview Medical Center. She specializes in trauma, critical care and acute surgical emergencies. Her research focus involves advancements in pre-hospital care, the early resuscitation of injured patients, and the management of necrotizing soft tissue infections

Patient Care Philosophy

"I enjoy caring for the injured patient and his/her family for the time of injury and throughout the hospital stay and working to optimize the trauma system so we get the right patient to the right place at the right time."

Personal Interests

Quilting, hiking and spending time with family.

Clinical Interests

Trauma and emergency care, disaster management.

Teaching Interests

She enjoys instructing surgical residents and medical students.

Scope of Care

Trauma, critical care, acute surgical emergencies, elective general surgery

Research Interests

Pre-hospital care, resuscitation of hemorrhagic shock, modulation of inflammation after injury, necrotizing soft tissue infections, injuries associated with motor vehicle crashes.


Cornell Univ. Medical CollegeMedical education1992
UW - Dept. of SurgeryFellowship
UW - Dept. of SurgeryFellowshipCritical Care Medicine
UW - Dept. of SurgeryInternshipGeneral Surgery
UW - Dept. of SurgeryResidencyGeneral Surgery


Board Certifications

American Board of SurgerySurgery2000
American Board of SurgerySurgical Critical Care2000
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