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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
All ratings are submitted by Virginia Mason patients and are verified by an independent, national patient survey company. Ratings are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. Learn about the ratings.
Would recommend provider
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider's friendliness and courtesy
 
5.0 out of 5 stars
My confidence in provider
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider spoke in clear language
 
4.9 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
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider's concern for questions and worries
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Time provider spent with me
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
Skilled surgeon - warm communicative - relaxed. 5 stars - in every way.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2019
*Dr. Schlenker went the extra mile in bringing my treatment to positive and complete conclusion.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2019
Dr Schlenker was warm, friendly and understanding. Examination very thorough. Explanation of the problem was easy to understand. His treatment and follow-up instructions were quite clear. The doctor was understanding and empathetic.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2019
Dr Schlenker is the best! I cannot overstate my confidence in him. His ability to analyze and reach conclusions I can understand (and agree with) is so valuable. On top of being such a top-notch physician, his kind demeanor never wavers.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2019
Excellent!
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2019
Dr. Schlenker is the absolute best.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2019
I thought the provider was real honest about my conditions.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2019
I would've liked a little bit more explanation of the surgery but I didn't really figure that out until we were all done