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Michael J. Nuara, MD
Michael J. Nuara, MD
Would recommend provider
 
4.8 out of 5 stars

32 Patient Ratings
6 Comments

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Departments
Otolaryngology
Facial Plastic Surgery
Transgender Health

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

Phone

Hospital & Seattle Medical Center  (206) 341-0158

Specialties
Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Otolaryngology, Transgender Health

Board Certifications

American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ABFPRS)
American Board of Otolaryngology (ABOto)

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

Patient Comments
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February 2017
A positive meeting.

November 2016
Absolutely wonderful. If you have to ever go to a dr.

September 2016
Dr. Nuara did a fabulous job with his procedure. Better than anticipated results.

April 2016
He listened, validated & gave me concrete well-informed information.

November 2015
He was patient with his time - I never felt rushed.

November 2015
Dr. - called me with lab results.

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Areas(s) of Expertise
Cosmetic Nose, Eyelid and Facial Procedures
Facial Nerve Reconstruction
Microtia Reconstruction
Facial Cancer Reconstruction
Facial Feminization Surgery

Special Interest(s)
Dr. Nuara has a special interest in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ) Care.

Education

University of Illinois, Rockford, 2003

Internship

University of California, San Francisco, 2004

Residency

University of Utah, Salt Lake City, 2008

Fellowships

Cleveland Clinic Foundation,Cleveland, 2009

Personal Information
Photography, Nature, Cooking

Professional Activities and Awards

  • 2015, 2011 "Top Doc" Albuquerque Magazine
  • 2008-Present Cleft Lip and Microtia Surgeon and 2012-Present Lead Surgeon for Medical Missions for Children(MMFC)
  • 2013 Excellence in Medical Student Education Award UNM Medical School
  • 2013 Surgery Research Investigator Award (SRIA) $5000: “Continuous Local Anesthesia for Costal Cartilage Harvest in Auricular Reconstruction: A Randomized, Placebo Controlled, Double-Blind Trial”
  • 2007 Charles F. Ferguson Clinical Research Award, American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology (ASPO)
  • 2003 James Scholar Research Award: University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford

Curriculum Vitae
Michael J. Nuara, MD - Curriculum Vitae