Brant K. Oelschlager M.D., F.A.C.S.

 Brant  K. Oelschlager M.D., F.A.C.S.

Specialties and Expertise

Cancer care (esophageal), Esophageal Surgery, Gastric Surgery, Hernia, Surgery


Center for Esophageal & Gastric Surgery, Digestive Health, Hernia Services




Primary Location

Esophageal and Gastric Diseases Clinic at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 3rd Floor
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: 206.598.4547|Map It 

Digestive Health Center at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St.
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: 206.598.4377|Map It 

General Surgery Clinic at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 3rd Floor
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: 206.598.4477|Map It 


Brant Oelschlager, M.D., F.A.C.S., is chief of the Division of General Surgery and a UW professor of Surgery. He 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.

Dr. Oelschlager's philosophy is to provide patient-focused care and communication. His goal is to provide the most effective, least-invasive surgical treatment to reduce his patients' recovery time and discomfort from surgery.

Dr. Oelschlager is board certified and director of Surgical Specialties at the Center for Esophageal & Gastric Surgery. He is the Byers Endowed Professor in Esophageal Research in the UW School of Medicine. 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.


UW - Videoendoscopic Surgery FellowshipFellowshipVideoendoscopic Surgery2001
Univ. of North Carolina SOMMedical education1995


Board Certifications

American Board of SurgeryGeneral Surgery2001
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