Dr. Amir Bastawrous, MD

Dr. Amir Bastawrous, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
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Dr. Amir Bastawrous, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Seattle, WA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from U Of Chgo Div Of Bio Sci Pritzker Sch Of Med in 1992 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery, general surgery, and more.

1101 Madison St Ste 510

Seattle, WA 98104

Contact Information

(206) 386-6600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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Anal Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers
Constipation
very high
more than 90% of peers
Hemorrhoids
high
more than 84% of peers

Dr. Bastawrous's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

24  Conditions Treated

28  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • U Of Chgo Div Of Bio Sci Pritzker Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Cook County Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Chicago Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bastawrous has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bastawrous' Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bastawrous to family and friends
20 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Bastawrous' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Bastawrous is a very capable and skilled surgeon. He seemed to truly care about minimizing scars and fast tracking healing, so I could get discharged from the hospital as quickly as possible. I greatly appreciated that. He was kind, which I also appreciate, as this process leaves you awfully...more
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I am one of Dr. Amir Bastawrous’ many satisfied patients. I am not at all surprised that patients, new and old give him excellent grades and feedbacks. He is compassionate, he can relate to patients like me, very sympathetic, and his empathy cannot be measured in simple terms. Every time I call...more
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Knowledgeable and skilled at his profession. Ten weeks ago I finally made an appointment after suffering from a terrible fissure for 7 months. I had followed all of the fiber diet recommendations, sitz baths, prescription creams from doctors, and a handful of other creams. Nothing worked. After an...more
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After several meeting / procedures with Dr Amir, I felt vary comfortable about upcoming colorectal surgery .I had zero anxiety on operation day and at OT. Happy and surprised with such positive experience.
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Dr. Bastawrous is the most compassionate physician I've ever encountered. His approach to medical issues is conservative and procedures are always clearly explained. I have never been more grateful for a physician's treatment of me as a patient and a person.
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