Stephen Corrigan Rayhill M.D.

 Stephen  Corrigan Rayhill M.D.

Bio

Dr. Rayhill is a UW professor of surgery at the University of Washington. He is an attending surgeon at the University of Washington Medical Center and at…

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Patient Care Philosophy

  • To provide the best possible care for those suffering from end-stage organ disease. 
  • To provide personalized care with compassion, employing the greatest expertise and technology available. 
  • To work for the advancement of the field of transplantation through the best clinical and laboratory research we can provide.  

Personal Interests

Skiing, mountain biking, surfing, music, literature, film, leadership, business and my three girls. 

Clinical Interests

  • Abdominal organ transplantation and hepatobiliary surgery
  • Transplantation medicine
  • Living donor liver and kidney transplantation
  • Liver cancer

Research Interests

  • Outcomes research in liver, kidney and pancreas transplantation
  • Hepatitis C,
  • Hepatocellular cancer
  • Hepatic steatosis
  • Issues in living related donation and organ allocation
  • Medical ethics and the ethics of transplantation
  • Organ allocation 

 

Education

InstitutionCredentialYear
Columbia UniversityMedical education1987
Stanford University Medical CenterInternship
Stanford University Medical CenterResidency
Stanford University SOMFellowship
Univ. of Wisconsin @ MadisonFellowship
Univ. of Wisconsin @ MadisonFellowship

DegreeDescriptionYear
FELLFellowship in Multiorgan Transplantation1997
FELLPost-Doctoral Research Fellowship1995
FACSResidency in General Surgery1994
FELLPost-Doctoral Research Fellowship1991
MD1987
BAPhysics1978

Board Certifications

CertificationSpecialtyYear
American Board of SurgerySurgery1995
Dr. Rayhill is a UW professor of surgery at the University of Washington. He is an attending surgeon at the University of Washington Medical Center and at Seattle Children's Hospital. He serves as director of Transplant Clinical Services at UWMC. He specializes in liver, kidney and pancreas transplantation, dialysis access, general surgery and hepatobiliary surgery. Along with other duties, he serves on the Faculty Senate of the University of Washington, on the Ethics Committee of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, and on the Board of Directors of the Nevada Donor Network. 

Dr. Rayhill was the lead surgeon for one kidney transplant that was part of a 12-way kidney swap and another kidney transplant between a wife and husband. He and patient Dave Skelton also invited media into the operating room to document a living donor kidney transplant, UW Medicine's first ever live-tweeted surgery.

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