Kenneth W. Gow M.D., F.A.C.S, F.A.A.P Accepting new patients

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Pediatric general surgery, Pediatric oncology




Kenneth Gow, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.P., is a surgeon at Seattle Children’s Hospital and a UW associate professor of Surgery. He serves as the co-PI for the Children’s Oncology Group and  assistant director of the UW's General Surgery Residency Program. Seattle Magazine and Seattle Metropolitan have named him one of Seattle's Top Doctors. 

Dr. Gow feels the best aspect of his job is fixing problems that can provide children with meaningful change for the rest of their lives.

Dr. Gow received his M.D. at the University of Manitoba. He is Children's American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer liaison and serves on the Children's Oncology Renal Tumors Group.

Dr. Gow's area of clinical expertise is in pediatric surgical oncology. He is active in research with several focus areas: pediatric surgical oncology, resident education and design of surgical devices.

Personal Interests

In his free time Dr. Gow enjoys graphic design, bicycling and spending time at his children's sporting events.
Univ. of British Columbia

Master, 1997, Surgery

Univ. of Manitoba

Medical education, 1991

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Fellowship, Pediatric Surgical Oncology

BC Children's Hospital

Fellowship, Pediatric General Surgery

University of British Columbia

Residency, General Surgery

University of Manitoba



Board Certifications
  • Pediatric Surgery, 2002, American Board of Surgery
  • General Surgery, 1998, American Board of Surgery