Dr. Robert L. Michaelson, MD

Dr. Robert L. Michaelson, MD

Bariatric Surgery | Male | 54 years old

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Dr. Michaelson is Board Certified by both the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Obesity Medicine. He...Read more

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Dr. Michaelson is Board Certified by both the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Obesity Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons; and a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery; Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons; Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society; and the Seattle Surgical Society.  He is President of the Washington State Chapter of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, and was honorably retired from the Medical Corps of the United States Navy after 23 years of service to our country. He has been named one of Seattle's "Top Docs"  and the "Best of Western Washington's" Best Doctor.

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

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

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Obesity
  • Stomach Diseases

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1995

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of California At San Diego

    Completed in 1996

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of California At San Diego

    Completed in 2000

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Texas Endosurgery Inst

    Completed in 2001

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Maryland

    Graduated in 1982

  • Other Education
    University Of Illinois-M.S.

    Completed in 1988

    University Of Illinois-Ph.D.

    Completed in 1991

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Bariatric Medicine
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Stomach Surgery

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