Biography & Education

Biography

Additional Information

Dr. Andrew Precht is the director of the Liver and Pancreas Transplant Program at Swedish Medical Center. He is also one of the main developers and surgeons of our Liver Center.

Dr. Precht graduated from the Medical Academy of Gdansk, Poland in 1991. He completed a postdoctoral research fellowship in transplant surgery at the University of California San Diego and went on to Stanford University for general surgery residency training. He then joined one of Europe's oldest and finest hospitals at the Jagiellonian University School of Medicine in Krakow to obtain additional experience in pancreatic and liver surgery. In 2000, he returned to California to complete a two-year fellowship in Abdominal Multi-Organ Transplant Surgery at the University of California San Diego. He then completed an additional fellowship in Pediatric Liver and Kidney Transplant Surgery at Children’s Hospital in San Diego. He joined the Organ Transplant Program at Swedish Medical Center in 2003.

Dr. Precht is a member of numerous medical societies including the American Society of Transplant Surgeons and is currently on the Board of Directors of the Northwest Chapter of American Liver Foundation.

Specialties:
Liver Transplant
Liver Surgery
Laparoscopic Liver Surgery
Liver Tumor Ablation
Portal Hypertension
Kidney Transplant
Pancreas Transplant
Kidney and Pancreas Transplant
Living Donor Transplant Surgery
Living Donor Nephrectomy
Pediatric Kidney Transplant
Bloodless Surgery Program

Specialties
  • Transplant Surgery
Education Background
Medical School The Medical Academy of Gdansk
Residency Stanford University; Jagiellonian University
Fellowship University of California San Diego
Languages
  • English

Care Locations

1101 Madison St.
Suite 850
Seattle, WA 98104
Fax 206-320-7431
Swedish Organ Transplant Program
1101 Madison
Suite 200
Seattle 98104
Fax (206) 386-3622
Monday 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Tuesday 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Wednesday 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Thursday 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Friday 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Accepting Medicaid

Publications

Blog

Lunge for Life: Save Lives by Becoming an Organ Donor

May 06, 2015
In the United States, nearly 124,000 men, women and children are on the waiting list for an organ transplant. Every day, an average of 21 people die waiting for organs they need. Here in the Pacific Northwest, there are approximately 3,000 people on the waiting list. Jimmy Murphy, a patient at Swedish, used to be one of them. But Jimmy was lucky enough to have a family member who was an eligible match for a kidney transplant.

Specialties

Specialties
  • Transplant Surgery
Clinical Interests
  • Biliary Surgery
  • Bloodless Surgery
  • Clinical Trials
  • Hepatic Surgery
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy
  • Liver
  • Liver Surgeons
  • Liver Surgery
  • Liver Surgery (Laparoscopic)
  • Liver Transplant
  • Liver Tumor Ablation
  • Living Donor Nephrectomy
  • Living Donor Transplant Surgery
  • Our Physicians
  • Our Physicians
  • Pancreas Transplant
  • Pancreatabiliary Systems
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Pediatric Kidney Transplant
  • Portal Hypertension Surgery
  • Renal Transplantation
  • Transplant Medicine
  • Transplantation Surgery