Dr. Steven Counter, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 46

1145 Broadway # 2H
Seattle, WA 98122
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Dr. Counter's Experience

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Dr. Counter's Care Philosophy

Dr. Counter's Specialties

  • General Surgery

Procedures Dr. Counter Performs

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Swedish Medical Center - First Hill Campus
747 Broadway
Seattle, WA 98122

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Counter

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
The Polyclinic
Seattle Office
1145 Broadway # 2H
Seattle, WA 98122
Polyclinic Northgate
Polyclinic Northgate
11011 Meridian Ave N Ste 200
Seattle, WA 98133
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    Dr. Counter's Experience

    Dr. Counter's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Adrenalectomy
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Colectomy
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Excision of Stomach Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Gallbladder Removal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Hernia Repair
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
    • Laparoscopic Colectomy
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparoscopic Ventral Herniorrhaphy
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
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    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
    • Skin Grafts
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Stomach Surgery
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Wound Repair
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    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Abscess
    • Adrenal Tumor
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Atelectasis
    • Benign Tumor
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colon Cancer
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diverticulitis
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Fracture
    • Gallbladder Diseases
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
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    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Meckel's Diverticulum
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Thrombosis
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Vascular Disease
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Counter

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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Medical College Of Wisconsin
    Graduated in 1994

    Internship Hospital

    Swedish Med Center
    Complete in 1995

    Residency Hospital

    Swedish Med Center
    Complete in 1999

    Other Education

    Univ Of Wash
    Complete in 2008
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Counter & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 87.4% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Counter's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Swedish Medical Center - First Hill Campus where Dr. Counter has admitting privileges:

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    • Swedish Medical Center - First Hill Campus

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    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Counter

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    Likelihood to Recommend

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    5 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Counter to family and friends

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    Dr. Counter's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    Under 10 minutes

    4 responses

    Experience with Dr. Counter

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    5 out of 5

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Counter accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    The Polyclinic
    Seattle Office
    1145 Broadway # 2H
    Seattle, WA 98122
    (206) 329-1760 (Office)
    (206) 860-5438 (Fax)
    B
    Polyclinic Northgate
    11011 Meridian Ave N Ste 200
    Seattle, WA 98133
    (206) 860-4543 (Office)
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