Michael J. Hart, M.D.

Michael J. Hart, M.D.

Director, Surgery Residency Program
Swedish Medical Center/First Hill Campus

Michael Hart, M.D., is a general surgeon who has practiced at Swedish Medical Center/First Hill Campus since 1978. He is also director of Swedish's Surgery Residency Program, which is a position he has held since 1983. During his tenure, the program has increased in size and is recognized as one of the premiere private-practice training programs in the nation.

Board-certified in surgery, Dr. Hart has a special interest in hepato-biliary-pancreatic surgery.

Among his past appointments, Dr. Hart served as chief of surgery and chief of staff at Swedish/First Hill. He has been a governor of the American College of Surgeons and has served as president of the Washington State Chapter of the American College of Surgeons. He currently serves on the American College of Surgeons Advisory Council for General Surgery and on the Board of Directors of the Association of Program Directors in Surgery. In addition, Dr. Hart is the current president of the Pacific Coast Surgical Association, and in 2008 he will serve as president of the North Pacific Surgical Association.

A native of New York City, Dr. Hart graduated from Holy Cross College and Yale University School of Medicine, where he was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha. After completing his surgical residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital, he served at the United States Public Health Service Hospital in Seattle.

If you are a member of the news media and would like to speak with Dr. Hart, contact in Swedish's Corporate Communications Department at 206-998-5028 or via media@swedish.org

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