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Alexandra Schmidek, MD
Alexandra Schmidek, MD
Would recommend provider
 
4.8 out of 5 stars

35 Patient Ratings
19 Comments

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Departments
Cosmetic Services
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Transgender Health
Melanoma Program

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

Phone

Hospital & Seattle Medical Center  (206) 223-6831

Specialties
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Melanoma, Mohs Reconstructive Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery, Tummy Tuck, Transgender Health

Board Certifications
American Board of Plastic Surgery

Joined Virginia Mason - January 2006

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

Patient Comments
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July 2017
Dr. Schmidek put our minds at ease. Great information - I would highly recommend her.

June 2017
Dr. Schmidek is very professional, knowledgeable & very people oriented. I´d recommend her to friends and family.

May 2017
Dr. Schmidek is wonderful. Please hold onto her!

March 2017
Exceptional service, courtesy, abilities - I have great confidence in Dr. Schmidek.

March 2017
Dr. Schmidek is the best!

March 2017
I would travel from my city to this hospital.

March 2017
She was extremely helpful in pointing out pros and cons. Very empathetic. Gave me medical advice helpful to make decisions.

February 2017
I´ve always had a great experience and I´m confident it the doctor, PA & nurse practitioner.

January 2017
Provider used abrupt (remember that this a cash basis/cosmetic surg. that I wanted to schedule). She was not enthusiastic about me, the surgery and outcome. I saw & scheduled w/her co-work.

January 2017
Shared great concern for distance I have to travel for treatment -excellent-.

November 2016
Dr. Schmidek saw me as soon as possible. She understood my concerns knowing my medical history and followed a plan that she thought was best. She helped to put my mind at ease.

October 2016
Dr was honest and open to my questions and she offered different options to help with my problem.

October 2016
Appt. was for initial consultation. Dr. was very informative, provided suggestions and I look forward to my next appt.

September 2016
Extremely impressed. I have recommended the physician.

August 2016
Dr. Schmidek was very empathetic and made me feel very confident in our decisions on the course of my treatment.

July 2016
Excellent at answering my questions concerns. Interviewed and listened well to my answers. I felt cared for even thought I am not a patient yet. I feel really great about. Dr. Schmidek´s skills and trust in our hopefully soon patient´s dr. rapport.

June 2016
Dr. Schmidek and receptionist very nice.

June 2016
Absolutely would recommend! In fact, I already have recommended her -

February 2016
1st meeting with Dr. Schmidek she´s sure an asset to V.M.!

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Areas(s) of Expertise
Plastic and reconstructive surgery; melanoma treatment; Mohs reconstruction; skin cancer treatment and reconstruction; abdominoplasty; breast reconstruction; complex hernia repair; breast reduction; correction of gynecomastia

Special Interest(s)

Melanoma treatment, Mohs reconstruction, skin cancer treatment and reconstruction, abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), breast reconstruction, complex hernia repair and component separation

Education
Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, N.H., 2000

Internship
General Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 2001

Residency
Harvard Plastic Surgery Training Program, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, 2006

Personal Information
Outside of her medical practice, Dr. Schmidek enjoys reading, equestrian sports and outdoor activities.

On Patients
"It is a privilege to build a relationship with a patient, help educate them on their various options, and guide them through a successful surgery."

On Specialty
"I love the diversity of our specialty. Plastic surgery offers a dynamic set of challenges and the opportunity to work with patients to restore form and function."