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Areas of Expertise
Laparoscopic, general surgery, colon and hiatal hernia surgery, and surgery for obesity.
Special Interests

Advanced laparoscopic surgery and surgery for obesity, breast cancer, hiatal hernia, endocrine disease and gastrointestinal disease

Curriculum Vitae
Jeffrey A. Hunter, MD

Clinical Experience
Departments
Specialties
Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Cancer, Endocrine Surgery, Esophageal Diseases, Gastrointestinal Cancer, General Surgery, Laparoscopic procedures, Minimally Invasive Surgery
Board Certifications
American Board of Surgery, 1989, 1998, 2007
Education and Professional Achievements
Education
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 1983
Internship
General Surgery, Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1987; Chief Resident, General Surgery, Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1988
Residency
Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1988
Professional Activities and Awards
Section Head, Virginia Mason Federal Way
Medical Director, Bariatric Surgery
Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)
Member, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
Voted one of Seattle's Top Doctors by Seattle Magazine in 2009
Dr. Hunter is an ASMBS Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence designee
Patient Ratings and Comments
Patient Ratings
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Patient Comments
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June 2017
Dr. Hunter is an excellent physician who inspires a great deal of confidence and trust.
June 2017
Very good.
January 2017
Dr. Hunter is the best physician I have ever received care from. He is truly a "DOCTOR" & NOT JUST A practitioner.
November 2016
Visit went well.
September 2016
Good.
August 2016
Dr. Hunter is an excellent surgeon, and very personable.
June 2016
A OK.
May 2016
Dr. Hunter is fantastic. Also Mr. French is wonderful. I have a surgical procedure coming up and have full confidence in him/them. I´m lucky to have found them.
April 2016
Understood problem/showed concern and alleviated worries -