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James Schlenker, MD
James Schlenker, MD
  • Overview
  • Expertise
  • Education
  • Personal
  • Awards & Activities

Departments
Melanoma Program
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
Cosmetic Services
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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

Phone

Hospital & Seattle Medical Center  (206) 223-6831

Specialties
Hand Surgery, Microvascular Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Tummy Tuck

Board Certifications
American Board of Surgery, 2005
American Board of Plastic Surgery, 2009

Joined VM - January 2008

Areas(s) of Expertise
Plastic and reconstructive surgery; hand surgery - call (206) 223-7530 for hand surgery appointments; microvascular surgery; abdominal and chest wall reconstruction; melanoma

Special Interest(s)
Plastic and reconstructive surgery, hand surgery and microvascular surgery

Education
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, 1999

Internship
General Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, 2000

Residency
General Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, 2004
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Harvard Plastic Surgery Residency, Boston, 2007

Fellowships
Hand and Microvascular Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, 2008

Personal Information
When not practicing medicine, Dr. Schlenker enjoys watersports, boating, snow skiing, photography and exploring Seattle with his family.

On Patients
"It is a privilege to be involved in the care of my patients. I value dedication, communication and attention to detail in every aspect of patient care."

On Specialty
"Plastic and reconstructive surgery provides an exciting opportunity to apply creative and individualized operative solutions to restore function and quality of life."

On Virginia Mason
"Virginia Mason is a wonderful place to work because of the opportunity to share in the care of patients with a group of talented and dedicated physicians from all medical specialties."

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