James O. Park, MD, FACS
James O. Park, MD, FACS
- Cancer care (pancreas)
- Colorectal cancer care
- General surgery
- Liver cancer
- Surgical oncology
- Robotic surgery
- LGBTQA+ care
Patient Ratings and Reviews
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The doctor explained my condition and treatment well, so I understood it well.
Dr. Park was very kind, patient and knowledgeable. He took more time than allotted for the visit [...]He didn't sugarcoat anything and remained very present for the whole visit. [...]
Dr. James Park is an exceptional doctor; I wish more doctors provided care the way he does. He goes above and beyond.
Dr James Park was knowledgeable and treated me very well.
Dr. Park was amazing. His explanations were very thorough and easy to understand. He was kind, thoughtful and had a fantastic manner. My family and I were extremely impressed by both his knowledge and demeanor. He was funny, too!
Very informative and compassionate doctor
The doctor made me feel relaxed. I was a bit nervous before but just by his voice I felt better.
The doctor was great answering my questions and everything we needed to know about my problem
The Hospital itself is a little daunting to navigate but the staff are very accommodating in assisting newbies like myself in negotiating the terrain. Dr. Parks' skill is responsible for my return to a normal life, there's no other way to put it. Everyone I interacted with was patient, caring and professional in the way they treated me and assisted in my recovery.
Dr. Park explained everything very clearly and I felt confident in his diagnosis. Very straightforward and reassuring.
I had a very satisfactory video conference with Dr. Park. He explained everything well. I am looking forward to the next step [...]
Dr. Park and his team are always easy to connect and work with.
Everything from start to finish was great !! Thank You
It was all put together very well
Dr. Park was very thorough in the meeting.
My experience with Dr. Park and his team was amazing!
Everyone that I was in contact provided the help and information needed to make this a successful appointment.
Dr. Park is always very thorough in his explanations and has a good way of making realistic comparisons that are easy to understand. I appreciate him answering our questions and giving us honest answers and referrals. We have been very fortunate to have him as the lead physician throughout my testing, surgery, and follow up. We definitely made the correct choice to come to him over our local physicians.
Dr. Park was excellent!
[...] I am truly grateful that Dr Park was able to review my medical records and feel lucky we have a center of excellence here in Seattle.[...]
About James O. Park
James Park, MD, FACS, is a board-certified surgeon at UW Medical Center and Seattle Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center , Director of the UW Liver Tumor Clinic, Chair of the Robotic Steering Committee, Clinical Director of Surgical Specialties for the WWAMI Institute of Simulation in Healthcare, a core member of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center Pancreas Cancer Specialty Clinic and a UW Professor of Surgery.
Dr. Park’s clinical expertise is in minimally invasive surgery for diseases of the liver, pancreas and upper gastrointestinal tract including hepatocellular carcinoma, fibrolamellar carcinoma, cholangiocarcinoma, pancreas cancer, and metastatic tumors to the liver such as colorectal and breast cancer. Dr. Park leads the Liver Tumor Clinic, the longest running and highest volume multidisciplinary clinic of its kind in the Puget Sound region.
Dr. Park received accreditation as a Surgeon of Excellence in Robotic Surgery by the Surgical Review Corporation (SRC). He has extensive training in minimally invasive surgical techniques, and was the first to perform a robotic liver resection in the Pacific Northwest and first to perform a robotic Whipple procedure in Washington State.
He believes there is no greater example of trust than a patient entrusting their life to the hands of a surgeon. Therefore, he treats, and teaches his trainees to treat, each patient as if they were family.
Dr. Park‘s translational research involves cutting-edge theranostics which uses nanotechnology to improve diagnosis and treatment of liver cancer. He believes if better imaging technology can be designed patients will be selected for surgery more effectively and the impact of the surgical procedures performed will be significantly improved.
Dr. Park enjoys spending time with his family and two dogs, flying his drone outdoors, and listening to audiobooks, podcasts and music.
Education and Training
Univ. of Pennsylvania School of Medicine