Biography & Education

  • General Surgery
Education Background
Medical School: McGill University Faculty of Medicine
Residency: University of Washington School of Medicine
  • English
  • Chinese - Cantonese
  • Chinese - Mandarin
  • Spanish

Care Locations

801 Broadway
Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98122
Fax 206-215-6499
Affiliated Facilities
Accepting New Patients
Accepting Medicare



Summer, sun, and skin cancer - what you should know

August 06, 2014
It is easy to get carried away enjoying the string of lovely sunny summer days we have had in Seattle. Our sun is strong, and our unprotected skin vulnerable to UV damage that can lead to sun damage and perhaps skin cancers. Skin cancers fall into the broad categories of squamous cell cancer, basal cell cancer and melanoma. Each of these cancers are usually surgically excised or destroyed by either a dermatologist or general surgeon. How to tell if a skin lesion is concerning Warning signs include moles larger than a pencil eraser head, change in size, change in color, itching, bleeding or scab forming over the mole. Areas of particular concern include face, neck, back and extremities. However, skin cancers can also develop in areas where the sun does not shine. What to do if I have a skin cancer? If you have a mole or skin lesion that is concerning, bring it up with your family physician who may biopsy it or refer y...


Board Certifications
  • General Surgery
Clinical Interests
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Hernia Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Melanoma
  • Skin Cancer Surgery
  • Skin Surgeons
  • Spine Access Surgery
  • Surgeons
  • Sympathectomy


Patient Ratings and Comments
About Our Survey

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey. Responses are measured on a 10-point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5-point scale in order to display results in a 5-star rating. Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

4.8 out of 5 (56 Ratings, 6 Comments)


All my providers are the best. [...]
Swedish Patient

He was incredible. I am a physician myself and he was truly the paradigm of what a physician and surgeon should be. Swedish is quite lucky to have him.
Swedish Patient

I cannot say enough about how awesomeDr. Ting is! Amazing doc- totally would recommend to others.
Swedish Patient

I'm happy with Dr Ting.
Swedish Patient

Dr. Ting is very organized and truly a caring man. Very good doctor.
Swedish Patient

My problem has been determining exactly what I need to do to prepare for outpatient surgery. The clinic staff was not helpful with that and were not proactive.
Swedish Patient