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Wayne F. Larrabee, M.D., MSH

Accepting New Patients


Professional Statement

f the top facial plastic surgeons in the world. Dr. Larrabee is a Clinical Professor and directs the UW Fellowship in Facial Plastic Surgery. He has published over 175 articles and his three books have been printed in multiple editions and many languages- Principles of Facial Reconstruction, Surgical Anatomy of the Face, and The Art and Craft of Facial Rejuvenation. He is the founding editor of the Clinics in Facial Plastic Surgery and JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery. He teaches around the globe and during the past year was the distinguished lecturer at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and honored lecturer in China, Colombia, Mexico, Portugal in addition to many courses in the US. He has directed major international courses in Rhinoplasty and Aging Face Surgery. Dr Larrabee has been listed as one of the Best Doctors in America for over two decades and was on the cover of Seattle Magazine’s Best Doctor issue. His honors include- Schoenrock Award, Mark Raferty Award, Award from Croatia for ProBono Surgery on War Victims, Ira Tresley Award, Benjamin Schuster Award, Shirley Baron Memorial Award, Joseph Award for outstanding contributions to Facial Plastic Surgery awarded by the European Society of Facial Plastic Surgery and many more. Dr. Larrabee has been president of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS), American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ABFPRS), American Board of Otolaryngology, and the International Federation of Facial Plastic Surgery. He is a founding member of the “Face to Face” Program, which provides pro bono surgery and education throughout the world. The Face to Face Program of the AAFPRS also has a project to assist the victims of domestic violence in this country for which Dr. Larrabee received the AMA’s Major Public Service Award in 1996 on behalf of the AAFPRS. He founded “Global Surgical Outreach,” a Washington State non-profit organization to provide reconstructive surgery for children in China, Ethiopia and elsewhere with the focus on cleft lip and palate deformities. He was awarded a prestigious RealSelf fellowship in 2018 to pursue his pro bono work in Africa. Dr. Larrabee’s non-medical interests include photography and poetry. He has published both in numerous literary journals. He is also the proud father of 7 children.

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Accepts 4 Insurance Plans

Please contact the practice directly to confirm your health plan is accepted
  • Aetna Preferred Provider Organization
  • Health Net Federal Services (CHAMPUS)
  • Regence Blue Shield Preferred
  • Washington Physician Services


Tulane Medical School
medical school
Tulane Medical School
The Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
graduate school

Board Certifications

American Board of Otolaryngology

Clinical Interests

  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Aesthetic Surgery
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Browlift
  • Circumferential Body Lift
  • Cleft Lip
  • Cleft Lip/Palate Surgery
  • Cleft Palate
  • Cleft Palate Repair
  • Compromised Skin Grafts
  • Compromised Tissue Flaps
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Developmental And Congenital Hand Deformities
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diep
  • Ear Plastic Surgery
  • Eyelid Repair
  • Face Melanoma
  • Facelift
  • Flap Surgery
  • Free Flap Head
  • Free Flap Neck
  • Frostbite
  • Frostbite Of Ear
  • Frostbite Of Face
  • Frostbite Of Nose
  • Frostbite Of Toes
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Genioplasty
  • Glomangioma
  • Glomus Tumor
  • Head And Neck Melanoma
  • Head Deformities
  • Hemangiomas
  • Injury To Hand
  • Lymphedema
  • Malformations Of Ear
  • Malignant Melanoma
  • Malignant Melanoma Of Eyelid
  • Mammoplasty
  • Mastopexy
  • Mastoplasty
  • Melanoma
  • Melanoma On Ear
  • Melanoma On Face
  • Metastatic Melanoma
  • Midfacial Hypoplasia
  • Musculocutaneous Flap
  • Neck Plastic Surgery
  • Neck Reconstruction
  • Nipple Repair
  • Otoplasty
  • Postmastectomy Lymphedema Syndrome
  • Prominent Ears
  • Ptosis Of Breasts
  • Reconstruction Of Ear
  • Reconstruction Of Nose
  • Rectus Flap Reconstruction
  • Release Scar Contracture
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Scar Revision
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of Skin Of Lip
  • Vermilionectomy
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Personal Interests

Dr. Larrabee enjoys photography and poetry. He has published a book of poems, Racing the Train in 1994 and a photobook, Roslyn A Town's Portrait in 1996. He has published many poems in the Lancet and a poem 'Charity Hospital, New Orleans' in JAMA in 2006.
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Professional Associations

Dr. Larrabee has been the past President of the International Federation of Facial Plastic Surgery Societies, the American Board of Otolaryngology, and the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is a Clinical Professor in Facial Plastic Surgery at the University of Washington in Seattle, and a Fellowship Director of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Larrabee is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the Triological Society, the American Society of Head and Neck Surgeons, the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and the International Federation of Facial Plastic Surgery Societies.
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  • English
  • Spanish

Practice Locations

Wayne F. Larrabee practices at one location

Larrabee Center for Plastic Surgery
Affiliated Facilities
  • Swedish Cherry Hill
  • Swedish First Hill
  • Swedish Issaquah