Brant K. Oelschlager M.D., F.A.C.S. Accepting new patients

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Esophageal cancer care, Esophageal surgery, Gastric surgery, General surgery, Hernia repair




Brant Oelschlager, M.D., F.A.C.S., is a board certified surgeon at UW Medical Center, UW's chief of General Surgery, director of Surgical Specialties at the UW Medicine Center for Esophageal & Gastric Surgery, the UW's Byers Endowed Professor of Esophageal Research and Surgery and a UW professor of Surgery.

Dr. Oelschlager specializes in esophageal and gastric surgery as well as operations of the gastrointestinal tract. He has extensive experience in advanced minimally invasive procedures and has pioneered many of these techniques and procedures by introducing them in the Pacific Northwest. His philosophy is to provide patient-focused care and communication. His goal is to provide the most effective, least-invasive surgical treatment to reduce recovery time and discomfort.

Dr. Oelschlager earned his M.D. at the University of North Carolina. He is widely published and recognized both nationally and internationally for his expertise.

Personal Interests

Dr. Oelschlager enjoys spending time with family, outdoor activities, running and sports.
Esophageal and Gastric Diseases Clinic at UWMC

Esophageal and Gastric Diseases Clinic at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 3rd Floor Seattle, WA 98195


Cancer care, Diverticulum: Zenker's and epiphrenic, Esophageal and gastric cancer, Esophageal surgery

Digestive Health Center at UWMC

Digestive Health Center at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St. Seattle, WA 98195


Abdominal pain, Bile duct disorders, Colorectal care, Constipation

general surgery clinic at uwmc

General Surgery Clinic at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 3rd Floor Seattle, WA 98195


General surgery

UW - Videoendoscopic Surgery Fellowship

Fellowship, 2001, Videoendoscopic Surgery

Univ. of North Carolina SOM

Medical education, 1995

UW - Dept. of Surgery

Internship, General Surgery

UW - Dept. of Surgery

Residency, General Surgery


Board Certifications
  • General Surgery, 2001, American Board of Surgery