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Jeffrey A. Hunter, MD, FACS
Surgery
 
4.8 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Areas of Expertise
Advanced laparoscopic surgery, general surgery for obesity and gastrointestinal disease.
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
Read the Online Issue of Gut Instinct

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
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.
Likelihood of recommending this provider
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider showed concern
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider explained things clearly
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider included you in decisions
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider discussed treatment options
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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  Overall Patient Rating - March 2021
I really appreciate how knowledgeable my doctor was with my medical history and specifics.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2021
Have already recommended Dr. Hunter to others.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2021
Great experience. *Dr. Hunter shows concern and care.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2020
Based on listening to my symptoms, the doctor referred me to the GI clinic which may be what's causing many of my issues that I have been working to resolve for the past year. Super happy with his care!
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2020
Dr. Hunter is very attentive and compassionate with all my questions and concerns. Already, recommend him to people who are interested in the bariatric program.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2020
I have recommended Dr. Hunter to several people.