Dr. Alexandra Schmidek, MD
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Plastic Surgery | Female

Care Philosophy

'It is a privilege to build a relationship with a patient, help educate them on their various options, and guide them through a successful surgery.'

Biography

Dr. Alexandra Schmidek, MD is a plastic surgery doctor who practices in Seattle, WA. She is 45 years old and has been practicing for 17 years. Dr. Schmidek is affiliated with Virginia Mason Medical Center.

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Dr. Schmidek's Reviews

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Dr. Schmidek's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Reviews (5)
Olympia, WA |
I was having a very difficult and personal surgery, and Dr. Schmidek was extremely sensitive to my needs, and kind. She went above and beyond standard practice and I will always be grateful.
in Seattle, WA |
Dr. Schmidek is such a great doctor and surgeon. She really listened to me and I couldn't be happier with the outcome of my breast reduction surgery. Thank you. My only regret is that I didn't do it 20 years ago.
Seattle, WA |
I feel very lucky to have found Dr Schmidek at Virginia Mason. She made my whole experience positive and much easier to navigate.
Seattle, WA |
I met with Dr Alexandra Schmidek at Virginia Mason Plastic Surgery. I was referred to begin the process of receiving a breast reduction to treat back and shoulder pain that is well documented in my medical record. She repeatedly insisted that reducing my breasts would give me a "disproportionate" and "not conventionally feminine" appearance. She then asked me if I had been raped or molested as a child and if that was why I was seeking the surgery. Rude, offensive, and ill-prepared to serve
in Bothell, WA |
Dr Schmidek showed me obvious concern during the entire process - from initial evaluation to post-surgery care.
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Dr. Schmidek's Care Philosophy

'It is a privilege to build a relationship with a patient, help educate them on their various options, and guide them through a successful surgery.'

Dr. Schmidek's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Plastic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Plastic Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Washington not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Board Certifications

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  • Plastic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Third-Degree Burns

Education

  • Medical School
    Dartmouth College

    Graduated in 2000

  • Internship Hospital
    Massachusetts General Hospital

    Completed in 2001

  • Residency Hospital
    Brigham and Women's Hospital

    Completed in 2006

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Liposuction
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Wound Repair