Dr. Bloomquist, who is an Associate Professor Emeritus in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is an attending surgeon at the UW Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle Children’s Hospital, and Swedish Hospital and Medical Center. He holds dental licenses in Washington and Idaho, and is board-certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Dr. Bloomquist earned his DDS from the UW in 1969, and an MS in oral surgery from Georgetown University in 1973. Before attaining emeritus status, he was Assistant Professor and then Associate Professor in the UW Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department. He has been a consultant to Group Health Hospital, the Seattle Veterans Administration Hospital, Public Health Service Hospital, and Pacific Medical Center.
He has served as President of the Seattle-King County Dental Society, and is a Fellow of the International College of Dentistry and a member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon dental honorary society.
Over the years, Dr. Bloomquist has continued as an active instructor in residency training for the department. His focus is primarily upon advanced topics related to orthagnathic surgery in working with our residents, both in weekly resident training sessions and in the supervision of O.R. cases at Swedish Hospital and Medical Center, a rotation site for our oral surgery residents.