Alexander J. Gougoutas M.D. Not accepting new patients

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Abdominal wall reconstruction, Aesthetic plastic surgery (body), Aesthetic plastic surgery (breast), Aesthetic plastic surgery (face), Body contouring, General plastic surgery, General surgery, Microvascular reconstructive surgery




Alexander Gougoutas, M.D., is a plastic surgeon at UW Medicine's Reconstructive Surgery Center in the Division of plastic surgery.

Dr. Gougoutas believes each patient is unique with unique needs. He feels the surgeon-patient relationship extends well beyond the confines of an operating room, and that patience, compassion, listening and patient education are paramount to this relationship.

Dr. Gougoutas earned his M.D. at the University of Pennsylvania. His clinical expertise includes breast and lower extremity reconstruction, reconstructive and aesthetic facial surgery, general reconstructive and aesthetic surgery and body contouring. His research interests include improving patient outcomes and satisfaction following breast reconstruction.

Dr. Gougoutas is involved with many aspects of medical student education. He mentors residents wishing to get involved in clinical research and gives lectures to residents on a regular basis.

Personal Interests

Dr. Gougoutas is an avid jazz piano player and continues to take lessons on a regular basis. Through his studies as an undergraduate student he developed a strong interest in ancient secular and sacred music and opera. He also enjoys a variety of outdoor activities and home improvement projects.
Reconstructive Surgery Center at UWMC

Center for Reconstructive Surgery at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., Surgical Pavilion Seattle, WA 98195


Breast restoration, General surgery, Melanoma treatment and reconstruction, Plastic and reconstructive surgery

plastic and aesthetic surgery clinic at northwest

Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery Clinic at Northwest

1560 N. 115th Street, Ste. G-10 Seattle, WA 98133


General plastic surgery, Plastic and reconstructive surgery

University of Washington

Fellowship, 2013, Microvascular Surgery

University of Pennsylvania

Residency, 2012, Plastic Surgery

University of Pennsylvania

Residency, 2009, General Surgery

University of Pennsylvania

Internship, 2007, General Surgery

Univ. of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Medical education, 2006


Board Certifications
  • Plastic Surgery, 2014, American Board of Plastic Surgery