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James Schlenker, MD
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
 
4.9 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Profile
Areas of Expertise
Plastic and reconstructive surgery; hand surgery; microvascular surgery; abdominal and chest wall reconstruction; melanoma
Special Interests
Plastic and reconstructive surgery, hand surgery and microvascular surgery
Personal Information
When not practicing medicine, Dr. Schlenker enjoys watersports, boating, snow skiing, photography and exploring Seattle with his family.
Clinical Experience
Departments
Specialties
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Hand Surgery, Cosmetic Services, Microvascular Surgery, Melanoma
Board Certifications
American Board of Surgery, 2005 American Board of Plastic Surgery, 2009
Certificate of added qualification in surgery of the hand, 2010
Hand Surgery: (206) 223-7530
Education and Professional Achievements
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
Professional Activities and Awards
Top Doctor, Seattle Met Magazine: 2019
Patient Ratings and Comments
Patient Ratings
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Likelihood of recommending this provider
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider showed concern
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider explained things clearly
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider included you in decisions
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider discussed treatment options
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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  Overall Patient Rating - October 2020
Excellent discussion of options.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
*Dr. Schlenker is excellent. He explores options and discusses the pro and cons. He makes me feel that my treatment is very important to him.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
Doctor Schlenker was very kind and patient in explaining what my future surgery would entail and the healing time afterwards. He answered all my questions in a way that I understood the answers and he portrayed his obvious extensive medical knowledge and experience in a way that eased my anxiety.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
Quick visit, he said I could call if I had any questions which was very nice.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
*Dr. Schlenker is the best. Very caring, kind, respectful, knowledgeable.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
Scheduler has superior communication skills; he also listens well, an integral part of communicating.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
all of my doctors are great. couldn't ask for a better team.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
Only saw him once but seemed very nice and was referred.