Craig Brendon Birgfeld M.D. Accepting new patients

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Specialties

Cleft lip and palate plastic surgery, Cosmetic surgery, Craniofacial plastic surgery, Plastic and reconstructive surgery, Trauma care, Trauma reconstruction

Languages

English, Spanish

Biography

Craig Birgfeld, M.D., is a surgeon at the Burn and Plastic Surgery Clinics at Harborview and a UW associate professor of Surgery and director for the UW Fellowship in Craniofacial Surgery in the division of plastic surgery

Dr. Birgfeld's approach to patient care is to consider his patients as members of his family. He strives to give each person the absolute best care possible and goes to great lengths to ensure that patients and their families understand the reason for surgery and the expected outcome and recovery.

Dr. Birgfeld's clinical interests focus on congenital abnormalities of the skull and face in children and adults. His primary research focus is Craniofacial Microsomia and measuring outcomes of surgery and improvements in patients' quality of life. His teaching focus is on Plastic Surgery residents and Craniofacial fellows. He expects to graduate the absolute best plastic and craniofacial surgeons in the country every year.

Personal Interests

When not at work, Dr. Birgfeld enjoys skiing with family, swimming, cycling and going for long hikes.
burn and plastic surgery clinic at harborview medical center

Burn and Plastic Surgery Clinics at Harborview

325 9th Ave., 8th Floor Seattle, WA 98104

206.520.5000

Burn care, Emergency medicine, Plastic and reconstructive surgery

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine

Medical education, 2000

UW - Division of Craniofacial Surgery

Fellowship, Craniofacial Surgery

Hospital of the Univ. of Pennsylvania

Residency, Plastic Surgery

Hospital of the Univ. of Pennsylvania

Internship, Surgery

Hospital of the Univ. of Pennsylvania

Residency, Plastic Surgery

 

Board Certifications
  • Plastic Surgery, 2008, American Board of Plastic Surgery