Mika N. Sinanan M.D., Ph.D. Accepting new patients

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Colorectal cancer care, Colorectal surgery, General surgery, Hernia repair




Mika Sinanan, M.D., Ph.D. is a board certified surgeon at UW Medical Center and SCCA and a UW professor of General Surgery and an adjunct professor of Electrical Engineering.

Dr. Sinanan specializes in gastrointestinal oncology and surgery, inflammatory bowel disease, reoperative surgery, complex hernia treatment and diseases of the colon and rectum.

Dr. Sinanan feels privileged to be able to help patients return to their families and lives feeling better and healed.

Dr. Sinanan earned his M.D. at Johns Hopkins and his Ph.D. at the University of British Columbia, Canada. He has a research focus on surgical simulation to train surgeons in advanced skills. He is a leader in minimally invasive gastrointestinal surgery and is one of the founders of the WWAMI Institute for Simulation in Healthcare.

Personal Interests

Dr. Sinanan enjoys swimming, reading, theater, classical music and opera.
general surgery clinic at uwmc

General Surgery Clinic at UWMC

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


General surgery

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance at South Lake Union

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance at South Lake Union

825 Eastlake Ave. E Seattle, WA 98109


Breast cancer, Cancer care, Colorectal cancer, Gynecologic oncology

Colorectal Services at UWMC

Colorectal Services at UWMC

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


Anal Fistula, Colon, rectal and anal cancers, Colorectal surgery, Crohn's disease


Surgical Services & Hernia Center

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


General surgery, Hernia repair

UW - Dept. of Surgery

Residency, 1988, Gastroenterology

UW - Dept. of Surgery

Residency, 1987, General Surgery

Univ. of British Columbia

Graduate Education, 1986

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Medical education, 1980

UW - Dept. of Surgery

Residency, General Surgery


Board Certifications
  • General Surgery, 1989, American Board of Surgery