Shannon M. Colohan M.D. Accepting new patients

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Body contouring, Plastic and reconstructive surgery


English, French


Shannon Colohan, M.D., M.S., is a surgeon at UW Medicine's Center for Reconstructive Surgery and a UW associate professor of Plastic Surgery in the division of plastic surgery. Dr. Colohan is expert at reconstructive plastic surgery, with a specific focus on cancer reconstruction. She believes that educating patients about their options and involving them in all aspects of their care is key to achieving good outcomes.

Dr. Colohan earned her M.D. at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Dr. Colohan's clinical interests include reconstruction of cancer defects. Her research interests include research study design and clinical outcomes in reconstructive plastic surgery with emphasis on breast reconstruction. Dr. Colohan enjoys teaching medical students and residents.

Personal Interests

Dr. Colohan enjoys traveling, reading, music and the arts. She also has an interest in interior design and enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Reconstructive Surgery Center at UWMC

Center for Reconstructive Surgery at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., Surgical Pavilion Seattle, WA 98195


Breast restoration, General surgery, Melanoma treatment and reconstruction, Plastic and reconstructive surgery

Univ. of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Fellowship, 2011, Microsurgery

Dalhousie University

Residency, 2010, Plastic Surgery

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Master, 2007, Epidemiology

Dalhousie University

Internship, 2005, Plastic Surgery

Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine

Medical education, 2004


Board Certifications
  • Plastic Surgery, 2012, American Board of Plastic Surgery