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General surgery




Mark Brakstad, M.D., is a board certified surgeon at UW Medicine Surgical Services and Hernia Center and a UW associate professor of Surgery.

Dr. Brakstad specializes in minimally invasive surgeries using advanced laparoscopic and robotic techniques, with a surgical focus in general surgery, breast surgery and laparoscopic surgery. He is unconditionally committed to excellent patient care and supporting the patient and their family through the healing process. 

Dr. Brakstad earned his M.D. at the UW. He is board certified in both General Surgery and Pediatrics.

Personal Interests

In his free time Dr. Brakstad enjoys fishing, sports and family.

Hernia Repair

Medical Office Building, 1560 N 115th Street Seattle, WA 98133


General surgery, Hernia


Surgical Services & Hernia Center

Medical Office Building, 1560 N 115th Street, Ste. 102 Seattle, WA 98133


General surgery, Hernia

University of Iowa - College of Medicine

Residency, 1991, General Surgery

Children's Hospital/Cincinnati

Internship, 1986, Pediatrics

University of Washington School of Medicine

Medical education, 1983

Children's Hospital--Seattle

Other Education

University of Washington

Teaching Appointment


Board Certifications
  • General Surgery, 1993, American Board of Surgery
  • Pediatrics, 1988, American Board of Pediatrics