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Flavio G. Rocha, MD
Flavio G. Rocha, MD
Would recommend provider
 
4.7 out of 5 stars

63 Patient Ratings
8 Comments

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Departments
Pancreatic Cancer
Digestive Disease Institute
General Surgery
Cancer Institute

Clinic, Maps and Directions
Virginia Mason Hospital & Seattle Medical Center

Phone

Hospital & Seattle Medical Center  (206) 341-1904

Specialties
General Surgery, Liver Surgery, Pancreatic Cancer Surgery, Pancreatic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Board Certifications
American Board of Surgery

Joined Virginia Mason - January 2011

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Patient Ratings
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Would recommend provider
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider's friendliness and courtesy
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
My confidence in provider
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider spoke in clear language
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider's effort to include me in decisions
 
4.6 out of 5 stars
Provider's explanation of condition or problem
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider's concern for questions and worries
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Time provider spent with me
 
4.5 out of 5 stars

Patient Comments
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March 2016
Overall, I am very impressed = Professional, care, tentative. VERY organized.

February 2016
Very caring & excellent care. Gives me emotional support also.

January 2016
I feel like I am being taken care of- I like the team aspect. Everyone is very caring.

December 2015
Dr. Rocha is an extrovert but I am an introvert. I need time to think things over, I wish we could slow down the proceedings a bit.

November 2015
A very positive doctor experience.

November 2015
Dr. Roche & team are the best!

October 2015
VERY grateful that Dr. Rocha took the time to call me at home in the evening to follow up on my care progress!!

August 2015
Dr. Rocha called me in the evening with other surgeon´s opinion on my pancreas surgery. Excellent care and information.

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Special Interest(s)
Dr. Rocha has advanced training in surgical oncology and specializes in liver, biliary tract and pancreatic cancer. His medical interests include liver, pancreatic and biliary tract disease, gastrointestinal cancer and minimally invasive surgery.

Education
University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, 2001

Residency
General Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, 2009

Fellowships
Surgical Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, 2011
Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, 2011

Personal Information
Dr. Rocha's interests outside of medicine include soccer, photography and traveling with his wife and daughter. He is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.

On Patients
“It is truly an honor and a privilege to treat disease, relieve symptoms and provide comfort for patients who entrust me with their care.”

On Specialty
“Even though surgery can provide a definitive and curative treatment, it can also be a demanding endeavor for both patients and their families. Along with my colleagues in medicine, I strive to provide exceptional clinical care in a compassionate manner.”

On Virginia Mason
“I am dedicated to the multidisciplinary and collaborative environment championed by Virginia Mason.”

Professional Activities and Awards
Dr. Rocha is the director of Digestive Disease Institute Research at Virginia Mason, and an active clinical researcher in the Digestive Disease Institute and Cancer Institute.

Curriculum Vitae
Flavio G. Rocha, MD - Curriculum Vitae