Jeffrey R. Avansino, M.D., F.A.C.S., is a UW associate professor of Surgery in the Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery at Seattle Children’s Hospital.
He is also director of Children's Reconstructive Pelvic Medicine Program, medical director of the Surgical Unit and president of the medical staff.
Dr. Avansino feels lucky to have a positive and healing impact on people's lives. He loves talking with families and patients and helping them navigate the complexities of medical issues. He also enjoys the opportunity to improve the quality and safety of care delivered to patients by contributing to Children's continuous performance improvement effort.
Dr. Avansino earned his M.D. from the University of Nevada. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Pediatric Surgical Association.
Dr. Avansino enjoys skiing, sailing, exercising, fishing and hanging out with his family.