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Craig S. Murakami, MD, FACS
Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
4.8 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Areas of Expertise
Blepharoplasty, Botox injections, Browlift, Chin implants, Dermabrasion Treatment, Ear surgery Cosmetic & Reconstructive, Eyelid lift, Facelift, Hair transplants, Juvederm Ultra/Ultra Plus, Laser resurfacing (C02), lip augmentation (surgical), Liposuction, Otoplasty, Perlane, Radiesse, Restylane, Rhinoplasty and skin resurfacing, microtia reconstruction
Special Interests
Facial plastic surgery: cosmetic and reconstructive
Personal Information
Dr. Murakami recently completed his fifth mission as instructor and surgeon with the team at the Khmer Soviet Friendship Hospital in Phnom Penh.
Clinical Experience
Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Cosmetic Services
Board Certifications
American Board of Otolaryngology, 1988
American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1989
Education and Professional Achievements
University of Washington, Seattle, 1983
General Surgery, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, 1985
Otolaryngology, Columbia University, New York, 1988
Facial Plastic Surgery, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, 1989
Professional Activities and Awards
Board member, American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Voted one of Seattle's Top Doctors by both Seattle Metropolitan and Seattle Magazine in 2009 and 2010.
Patient Ratings and Comments
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
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider's explanation of condition or problem
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider's concern for questions and worries
4.7 out of 5 stars
Time provider spent with me
4.6 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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March 2018
Dr. Murakami has high professional standards.
February 2018
Dr. Murakami was excellent in all areas. He spent extra time explaining different options & helped me feel comfortable. Thank you!
January 2018
Excellent MD.
December 2017
Very thorough, patient and understanding. Explained all available options.
October 2017
I felt quite informed.
May 2017
Dr. Murakami and his nurses are fantastic!
February 2017
Dr. Murakami is an asset to the hospital the best!
January 2017
December 2016
Dr. Miakami was patient and listened closely. He made every effort to explain my options and outlined what to expect from each choice.
December 2016
Dr. Murakami spent an enormous amount of time talking to me about possible solutions to my concerns. Professional & amazing!
July 2016
Dr. Murakami is a very skilled surgeon who cares about his patients.
June 2016
Craig Murikami is a real asset to VMMC.
May 2016
I have know Dr. Murakamifor many years and have always had excellent results in both elective and more involved procedure. I have referred many friends to VMMC just to see him. Always a pleasure.