Jeffrey R. Avansino M.D., F.A.C.S. Accepting new patients

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Pediatric general surgery, Thoracic surgery




Jeffrey R. Avansino, M.D., F.A.C.S., is a UW associate professor of Surgery in the Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery at Seattle Children’s Hospital. He is also director of Children's Reconstructive Pelvic Medicine Program, medical director of the Surgical Unit and president of the medical staff. 

Dr. Avansino feels lucky to have a positive and healing impact on people's lives. He loves talking with families and patients and helping them navigate the complexities of medical issues. He also enjoys the opportunity to improve the quality and safety of care delivered to patients by contributing to Children's continuous performance improvement effort.

Dr. Avansino earned his M.D. from the University of Nevada. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Pediatric Surgical Association.

Personal Interests

Dr. Avansino enjoys skiing, sailing, exercising, fishing and hanging out with his family.
Univ. of Nevada (Reno)

Medical education, 1999

UW - Pediatric Surgery Program

Fellowship, Pediatric Surgery

UW - Dept. of Surgery

Internship, General Surgery

UW - Dept. of Surgery

Residency, General Surgery


Board Certifications
  • Pediatric Surgery, 2010, American Board of Surgery
  • General Surgery, 2006, American Board of Surgery