Dr. Steven Counter, MD

General SurgeryMaleAge 51

Dr. Counter
Accepting new patients

Seattle Primary Physicians Pllc

1145 Broadway Seattle, WA 98122

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Dr. Steven Counter, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Seattle, WA and has over 27 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Medical College Of Wisconsin medical school in 1994. He is affiliated with Swedish First Hill Campus. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Counter to book an appointment.

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Care Philosophy

I emphasize the proper use of technology, such as laparoscopy, to help return a patient to their pre-surgical health. I utilize residents in my practice,...Read more


  • General Surgery

Board Certifications


Univ Of Wash
Swedish Med Center
Residency Hospital
Swedish Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
Medical College Of Wisconsin
Medical School


  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Seattle Magazine "Best Doctors", 2007-2009

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What are Dr. Steven Counter, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Counter frequently treats Umbilical Hernia, Appendicitis, and Appendectomy, Laparoscopic. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Counter treats.

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Dr. Counter's office is located at 1145 Broadway, Seattle, WA 98122. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Counter's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Umbilical Hernia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Counter treats Umbilical Hernia more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Counter treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Counter treats Appendicitis more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Counter treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Parasitic Appendicitis
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Counter performs Appendectomy, Laparoscopic more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Counter performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Counter's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Adrenal Tumor
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bone Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Ventral Herniorrhaphy
  • Lipomas
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Skin Grafts
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

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