Dr. Haroon Anwar, MD

Dr. Haroon Anwar, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
49 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Haroon Anwar, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Federal Way, WA and has been practicing for 23 years. He specializes in bariatric surgery.

Franciscan Center for Weight Management

34509 9th Ave S # 203B

Federal Way, WA 98003
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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

very high
more than 99% of peers
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
very high
more than 89% of peers
Hernia Repair
more than 5% of peers

Dr. Anwar'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Anwar "Haroon P. Anwar, MD is a board-certified general surgeon who specializes in bariatric and minimally invasive surgery. He practices at Franciscan Center for Weight Management in Federal Way and operates at St. Francis Hospital. A highly skilled surgeon, Dr. Anwar is fellowship trained in laparoscopic, gastrointestinal and bariatric procedures as well as surgical critical care."

1  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

1  Conditions Treated

6  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.


  • Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • University Of California At San Francisco Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of California Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Anwar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Anwar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Anwar to family and friends
8 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Anwar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Excellent surgeon. Very caring, takes the time to answer all your questions. Office staff are great and calls returned promptly. Would recommend Dr. Anwar to anyone considering bariatric surgery.
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Dr. Anwar is very knowledgeable and a wonderful surgeon. I had gastric bypass surgery. I couldn’t believe how quickly I recovered. I could have gone back to work after 2 weeks! His staff is friendly, caring and understanding. Anwar has great bedside manner and encouraging
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Dr. Anwar is the single worst physician I have ever had. His medical knowledge and capabilities are sub-par at best. All of my experiences with him were awful. Following a sleeve gastrectomy, Anwar discharged me after on night. I went home but was hospitalized the next day with horrible...more
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Hands down a very smart and talented surgeon. He tells you the truth and he does expect you to get through some hoops. It took me exactly 5 months to get into the surgery room! COnsult with him, if you dont like him go elsewhere but you will! He cares.
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I love Dr. Anwar and his staff. Everyone is friendly, kind, patient, and understanding and they really listen. I had a lap band put in 8 years ago, a horrible experience. Dr. Anwar removed it and performed a gastric bypass. It was like night and day. I don't feel like a number or that this is just...more
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