Amir L. Bastawrous, M.D., MBA

Amir L. Bastawrous, M.D., MBA

Colorectal Surgeon

Colon and Rectal Surgery

4.9 out of 5.0
Rating 4.9
(88 Reviews)
Accepting New Patients
Swedish Colon & Rectal Clinic - First Hill
1101 Madison Street
Floor 5
Seattle, WA 98104
US
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About Amir L. Bastawrous, M.D., MBA

Dr. Bastawrous is a 2019 Seattle Met Top Doctor Award winner. Philosophy of care: I believe in a multidisciplinary team approach to patient care in which the patient, health care professionals and support personnel work together for the efficient and optimal care of the patient. In this way each member maximizes their skills. In the end, the patient is better off.

Education

  • Colon and Rectal Surgery The Cook County Hospital/Univeristy of Illinois at Chicago
    Fellowship
  • University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of Medicine
    Medical School
  • General Surgery The University of Chicago Hospitals
    Residency

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery - Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery - Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Aetna PPO
  • Amerigroup - Medicare Advantage
  • Cigna PPO
  • Community Health Plan of Washington (WA Apple Health)
  • Coordinated care (WA Apple Health)
  • First Health/Coventry PPO
  • Health Net - TriCare
  • Humana - ChoiceCare PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage HMO
  • International Community Health Services Pace Program
  • Kaiser Foundation
  • Medicare
  • Molina
  • Molina Healthcare (WA Apple Health/Healthy Options)
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Premera Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Providence Health Plan - Medicaid
  • Providence Health Plan - Medicare Advantage
  • Regence BlueShield of Washington
  • United Healthcare HMO
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United HealthCare PPO
  • WellCare

Clinical Interests

  • abdominal surgery
  • abdominoperineal resection
  • altemeier procedure
  • anal abscess
  • anal cancer
  • anal cerclage
  • anal dilation
  • anal dysplasia
  • anal fissure
  • anal fistula
  • anal fistula repair
  • anal incontinence surgery
  • anal pain
  • anal pap smear
  • anal polyp
  • anal spasm
  • anal sphincterotomy
  • anal stenosis
  • anal ulcer
  • anal warts
  • anorectal abnormalities
  • anorectal cancer
  • anorectal disease
  • anorectal myectomy
  • anoscopy
  • appendiceal cancer
  • appendiceal carcinoid
  • benign carcinoid of colon
  • benign carcinoid tumor of rectum
  • benign carcinoid tumor of small bowel
  • benign neoplasm of colon
  • bladder uterine fistula
  • bleeding hemorrhoids
  • blood in stool
  • bowel resection
  • cancer
  • cancer screening
  • cancer surgery
  • carcinoid of stomach
  • colectomy
  • colitis
  • colon cancer
  • colon stenting
  • colonic polyps
  • colonic volvulus
  • colonoscopy
  • colorectal cancer
  • colorectal screening
  • colostomy
  • colostomy revision
  • colovaginal fistula
  • condylomata acuminata
  • constipation
  • cryoablation
  • cystadenoma of pancreas
  • cytoreduction surgery
  • delorme procedure
  • diverticular disease
  • diverticulitis
  • diverticulosis
  • ear melanoma
  • endoscopic mucosal resection
  • endoscopic ultrasound
  • endoscopy
  • enterocele
  • enterovesical fistula
  • excision of external hemorrhoidal tags and papillae
  • familial polyposis
  • fecal incontinence
  • fissurectomy
  • foreign body (anus-rectum)
  • foreign body (colon-intestine)
  • gastrin secreting tumor of pancreas
  • gastroesophageal junction cancer
  • gastrointestinal (gi) cancer
  • gastrointestinal stromal tumors (gist)
  • gastroscopy
  • genital warts
  • hematochezia
  • hematuria
  • hemicolectomy
  • hemorrhoid surgery
  • hemorrhoidopexy stapling
  • hemorrhoids
  • hemorrhoids with complications
  • idiopathic megacolon
  • ileal pouch anal anastomosis surgery
  • ileitis
  • ileo colonic fistula
  • ileoscopy
  • ileostomy
  • incision and drainage of deep pelvirectal abscess
  • incision and drainage of perianal abscess
  • incision of anal septum
  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • intestinal obstruction
  • laparoscopic abdominoperineal resection of the rectum
  • laparoscopic anterior resection
  • laparoscopic cecectomy
  • laparoscopic colectomy
  • laparoscopic rectal prolapse repair
  • laparoscopic sigmoidectomy
  • laparoscopy
  • leiomyosarcoma
  • liposarcoma
  • low anterior resection
  • lynch syndrome
  • malignant carcinoid tumor of colon
  • malignant carcinoid tumor of rectum
  • malignant rectal neoplasm
  • manometry
  • megacolon
  • megarectum
  • melanoma on face
  • metastatic colon cancer
  • motility disorders
  • myxofibrosarcoma
  • natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery
  • neuroendocrine tumors
  • obstipation
  • ogilvie syndrome
  • paracolostomy hernia
  • parasitic diseases
  • parastomal hernia
  • partial colectomy
  • pelvic abscess
  • pelvic mass
  • perianal haematoma
  • peridiverticular abscess
  • personal history of colonic polyps
  • pilonidal disease
  • polypectomy
  • proctectomy
  • proctitis
  • proctocolectomy
  • proctoplasty for stenosis
  • proctosigmoidoscopy
  • prolapse colostomy
  • pseudopolyposis of colon
  • radiation proctitis
  • rectal abscess
  • rectal bleeding
  • rectal fistula
  • rectal hemorrhage
  • rectal pain
  • rectal polyp
  • rectal prolapse
  • rectocele
  • rectourethral fistula
  • rectovaginal fistula
  • recurrent colorectal cancer
  • refashioning of colostomy
  • removal anal seton marker
  • repair of anal fistula with fibrin glue
  • repair of paracolostomy hernia
  • repair of rectal prolapse
  • repair of rectocele
  • repair of rectourethral fistula
  • repair of rectovaginal fistula
  • seton placement
  • severe dysplasia of rectum
  • sigmoid volvulus
  • sigmoidectomy
  • sigmoidoscopy
  • solesta
  • sphincteroplasty
  • sphincterotomy
  • staging laparotomy
  • stromal tumor of intestine
  • subtotal colectomy
  • surgical staging
  • surgical treatment of ulcerative colitis
  • tenesmus
  • transrectal drainage of pelvic abscess
  • ulcerative colitis
  • urinary incontinence
  • virtual care

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4.9 out of 5.0(88 Reviews)

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