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.
Masters of Business Administration
Interstim for fecal incontinence
Dr. Bastawrous was recognized in Seattle Metroplitan magazine's annual Top Doctors and Nurse Practitioners feature. (2011, 2013, 2014)
Dr. Bastawrous was voted "Top Doctors" in Seattle Magazine (2014).
Surveys were mailed to physicians in King, Pierce, Snohomish and Kitsap counties. The survey asked physicians to name the provider they would seek out or recommend to loved ones.
2012-present Program Chair 2012 Northwest Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
2011-present Vice Chairman Swedish Medical Center Graduate Medical Education Committee
2011-present Medical Director Swedish Colon and Rectal Clinic
2010-present Medical Director Swedish Colon and Rectal Residency training Program· 2010-present Program Director, Swedish Colon and Rectal Surgery Residency
2009-present Colorectal Surgeon, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, Washington
2009-present Colorectal Surgeon, Northwest Hospital, Seattle, Washington
Program Director, Swedish Colon and Rectal Surgery Residency, 2010-present
Developing a training curriculum for training fellows in robotic colorectal surgery, 2011-persent
Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive Colon and Rectal Surgery, 2003-2009. Faculty, lecturer and director of live animal lab. US Surgical (now Covidian), Ethicon Endosurgery, Applied Medical.
2009, Innovated surgeries for fistula in ano
2009, Performed robotic colon surgery-First in Seattle, highest volume in the State
2010, one of only 3 in the state. only one in Seattle. Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM)-an alternative for rectum preservation in early rectal cancers or polyps
2007-present, Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer, HeartSounds, Inc., A platform start-up medical device company developing unique cardiac monitors. Company achievements include the 2008 NASA Earth-Space Life Science Innovation Award.
Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Fellow, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Association of Academic Surgeons
Chicago Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
University of Chicago Surgical Society
International Society of University Colon and Rectal Surgeons
Seattle Surgical Society
Northwest Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
North Pacific Surgical Association
Pacific Coast Surgical