Stephen C. Rayhill M.D. Accepting new patients

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Cancer care (pancreas), Endocrinology/diabetes and metabolism, General surgery, Kidney care (nephrology), Kidney transplant, Liver cancer, Liver transplant and evaluation, Transplant surgery




Stephen Rayhill, M.D., is a board certified surgeon at UW Medical Center and Seattle Children's Hospital, director of Transplant Clinical Services at UWMC and a UW professor of Surgery and Transplant.

Dr. Rayhill specializes in liver, kidney and pancreas transplantation, dialysis access, general surgery and hepatobiliary surgery. He strives to provide the best possible care for those suffering from end-stage organ disease. His goal is to provide personalized care with compassion, employing the greatest expertise and technology available. He also works for the advancement of the field of transplantation. Dr. Rayhill and patient Dave Skelton invited media into the operating room to document a living donor kidney transplant, UW Medicine's first ever live-tweeted surgery.

Dr. Rayhill earned his M.D. at Columbia. He serves on the UW Faculty Senate, the Ethics Committee of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons and the Board of Directors of the Nevada Donor Network.

Personal Interests

In his free time Dr. Rayhill enjoys skiing, mountain biking, surfing, music, literature, film, leadership, business and his three girls.

Transplant Services at UW Medical Center

1959 NE Pacific St. Seattle, WA 98195


Heart and lung transplantation, Kidney and pancreas transplantation, Liver transplant (hepatology)

Kidney Care & Transplantation Services at UW Medical Center

Kidney Care & Transplantation Services at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St. Seattle, WA 98195


Cancer care (pancreas), Kidney care (nephrology), Transplant surgery

Liver Transplant Clinic at UW Medical Center

Liver Transplant Clinic at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St. Seattle, WA 98105


Acute liver failure, End-stage liver disease/cirrhosis, Hepatocelluar carcinoma, Liver transplant and evaluation

Stanford University Medical Center

Residency, 1998, General Surgery

Univ. of Wisconsin @ Madison

Fellowship, 1997

Univ. of Wisconsin @ Madison

Fellowship, 1995

Stanford University SOM

Fellowship, 1989

Stanford University Medical Center

Internship, 1988

Columbia University

Medical education, 1987


Board Certifications
  • Surgery, 1995, American Board of Surgery