Dr. Hanafy Hanafy, MD

Dr. Hanafy Hanafy, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
63 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Hanafy Hanafy, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Tacoma, WA and has been practicing for 40 years. He specializes in bariatric surgery and general surgery.Read his story

MultiCare Center for Weight Loss & Wellness

2202 S Cedar St Ste 300

Tacoma, WA 98405
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Hanafy performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

more than 88% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
more than 70% of peers
Stomach Surgery
more than 48% of peers

Dr. Hanafy'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.

Dr. Hanafy's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hanafy "Hanafy Hanafy, MD, is a board-certified surgeon specializing in bariatric surgery. After earning his medical degree from Alexandria University in Egypt, he moved to the United States to complete his general surgery residency training. Dr. Hanafy began practicing bariatric surgery in 2003, and in 2007, he moved to Washington state. Dr. Hanafy is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons; a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Scotland; a member of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, scenic driving and learning new technology. Part of MultiCare Connected Care Clinically Integrated Network."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hanafy "I focus on providing individualized attention to each patient's surgical needs and goals. By establishing open communication, I can ensure my patients receive all the information they need to understand their medical options and to achieve long-term successful surgical outcomes."

2  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

1  Conditions Treated

9  Procedures

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.


  • University Of Alexandria, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • University Of Illinois
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Illinois
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hanafy has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hanafy's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hanafy to family and friends
4 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Hanafy's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

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Dr Hanafy has great personality...takes time to get to know you and thoroughly reviews your medical history...very easy to talk too...great doctor
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