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Specialties

Head & neck surgery

Languages

English

Biography

Mark Coltrera, M.D., is a board certified physician and chief of Head and Neck Surgery at the Seattle VA Medical Center. He also practices at UW Medical Center’s Head and Neck Surgery Center and SCCA. Dr. Coltrara is a UW professor of Head and Neck Surgery.

Dr. Coltrera believes modern technology is capable of many things, but the best results come from relationships between physicians and patients in which both share responsibility and knowledge to balance quality of life with outcome.

Dr. Coltrera earned his M.D. at Yale. Focusing on diseases of the thyroid and parathyroids, he is a national expert in the use of ultrasound in head and neck surgery and the diagnosis of head and neck disease. His clinical and research interests include diseases of the thyroid and parathyroids and cell proliferation control in normal and malignant cells.

Personal Interests

In his free time Dr. Coltrera enjoys astronomy, aviation, community service organizations, garden design and parenting.
Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Center at UWMC

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Center at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 3rd Floor, NE 300 Seattle, WA 98195

206.598.4022

Audiology, Cancer care (nasal cavity), Cancer care (salivary gland), Ear, nose & throat (otolaryngology)

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance at South Lake Union

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance at South Lake Union

825 Eastlake Ave. E Seattle, WA 98109

855.557.0555

Breast cancer, Cancer care, Colorectal cancer, Gynecologic oncology

Endocrine Tumor Center at UWMC – Roosevelt

Endocrine Tumor Center at UWMC – Roosevelt

4245 Roosevelt Way NE Seattle, WA 98105

206.598.4882

Adrenal gland tumor (pheochromocytoma), Adrenalectomy, Biopsy (fine needle aspiration), Cushing's syndrome treatment

Yale Univ. School of Medicine

Medical education, 1981

UW - Dept. of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

Fellowship, Head & Neck Surgery

St. Vincent's Hospital of New York

Residency

Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary/Harvard Medical School Program

Residency, Otolaryngology

 

Board Certifications
  • Otolaryngology, 1986, American Board of Otolaryngology