Mika N. Sinanan M.D., Ph.D.

 Mika  N. Sinanan M.D., Ph.D.

Specialties and Expertise

Cancer care (colorectal), Colorectal Surgery, Hernia, Surgery


Cancer Care, Colorectal Services, Digestive Health, Surgery




General Surgery Clinic at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 3rd Floor
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: 206.598.4477|Map It 

Colorectal Services at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 3rd Floor
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: 206.598.4477|Map It 

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance at South Lake Union

825 Eastlake Ave. E
Seattle, WA 98109
Phone: 855.557.0555|Map It 

Surgical Services & Hernia Center

Medical Office Building, 1560 N 115th Street, Ste. 102
Seattle, WA 98133
Phone: 206.668.1070|Map It 


Dr. Sinanan is a UW professor of Surgery, specializing in gastrointestinal oncology and surgery, inflammatory bowel disease, reoperative surgery, complex hernia treatment, and diseases of the colon and rectum. He is a leader in minimally invasive gastrointestinal surgery and is one of the founders of the WWAMI Institute for Simulation in Healthcare (WISH).

Dr. Sinanan and his team feel privileged to be able to help patients return to their families and lives feeling better and healed. He feels it is an honor to be able to help during difficult times, easing suffering, helping with understanding the what and the why and restoring health.

Dr. Sinanan specializes in gastrointestinal surgery, gastrointestinal oncology, inflammatory bowel disease, complex hernias, diseases of the colon and rectum and videoendoscopic surgery. He has a research focus on surgical simulation to train surgeons in advanced skills.

Personal Interests

Dr. Sinanan enjoys swimming, reading, theater, classical music and opera.


UW - Dept. of SurgeryResidencyGastroenterology1988
UW - Dept. of SurgeryResidencyGeneral Surgery1987
Univ. of British ColumbiaGraduate Education1986
Johns Hopkins School of MedicineMedical education1980


Board Certifications

American Board of SurgeryGeneral Surgery1989
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