Dr. Michael Nuara, MD

Dr. Michael Nuara, MD

Facial Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 40
Dr. Michael Nuara, MD is a facial plastic surgery specialist in Seattle, WA and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 2003 and specializes in facial plastic surgery, craniofacial surgery, and more.

1201 Terry Ave Fl 9

Seattle, WA 98101

Contact Information

(206) 341-0158

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • 13 More

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Top Care Areas

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Head and Neck Surgery
more than 54% of peers
Facial Reconstruction
more than 44% of peers
Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
more than 43% of peers

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13  Specialties

  • Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Craniofacial Surgery
  • Facial Cosmetic Surgery
  • Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Surgery
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Pediatric Plastic Surgery
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery-Head & Neck

2  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
  • Plastic Surgery & Facial Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

69  Conditions Treated


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48  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Captique™ Injection
  • Collagen Injection
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Dermabrasion
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Endoscopic Brow Lift
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Facial Rejuvenation, Advanced, Laser
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hylaform Injection
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Microvascular Surgery
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nerve Reconstruction
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Scar Revision Surgery
  • Septal Perforation Repair
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Grafts
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair


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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

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  • Boston Univ
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Ucsf Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University Of Utah Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Charles F. Ferguson Clinical Research Award, 2007
  • James Scholar Research Award, 2003
Media & Publications

Dr. Nuara has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nuara's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nuara to family and friends
6 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Nuara'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
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