James D. Perkins M.D.

 James  D. Perkins M.D.

Specialties and Expertise

Liver Transplant, Nephrology (Kidney Care), Surgery, Transplant Surgery


Liver Care and Transplantation Services




Medical Specialties Center at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St.
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: 206.520.5000|Map It 


James D. Perkins, M.D., is a UW professor of Surgery and vice chair of the Department of Surgery.

Dr. Perkins believes in helping patients to be well-informed so they and their family along with their care providers form one team to obtain the best clinical result possible.

As chief of the Division of Transplantation from 1989 to 2004, Dr. Perkins pioneered several procedures, including early split-liver transplants. He is board-certified in Surgery and was re-certified in 1995 and 2004.

Dr. Perkins' research interests include improving surgical care through the use of evidence-based clinical guidelines and continuous performance measures, outcomes research
, statistical analysis and process improvement in clinical care.

Personal Interests

In his free time Dr. Perkins enjoys golfing, reading and traveling with family.

Univ. of Arkansas for Medical SciencesMedical education1979


Board Certifications

American Board of SurgerySurgery1985
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