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THE SEATTLE FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY CENTER
DR WILLIAM PORTUESE | 1101 MADISON ST #1280 SEATTLE, WASHINGTON 98104 | (206) 624-6200
Dr William Portuese - Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon in Seattle WA

A Top Facial Plastic Surgeon Puget Sound WA – William Portuese

Facelifts – Rhinoplasty – Blepharoplasty Near Me

Dr. Portuese has extensive experience in Facial Plastic Surgery; he completed his surgical internship and residency and after residency, he completed a one year fellowship with Dr. Frank Kamer, an internationally renowned facial plastic surgeon.

Dr. William Portuese is highly skilled and trained in facial cosmetic surgery including the closed rhinoplasty technique ( nose job surgery ) where all incisions are made internally.

A Top Doctor 2019

Dr. William Portuese specializes in the top Facial Plastic Surgery procedures of 2019 which includes Facelift , Blepharoplasty, Rhinoplasty , Forehead lifts, Facial Implants, & Neck Lift / Liposuction.

William Portuese MD is board certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and by the American Board of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery.


The Seattle Facial Surgical Center

Dr. William Portuese is a resident of Seattle, Washington. The natural beauty of the Puget Sound WA area is perfect for him. He has an appreciation for the balance and harmony of nature and devotes much of his personal time to his family; and when time allows he enjoys fishing, water skiing, hiking and visits to the numerous slopes to snow ski.


Curriculum Vitae of William A. Portuese, M.D.

EDUCATION

Undergraduate:
Oklahoma State University
Bachelors of Science, Zoology

Medical:
University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine

Internship:
Louisiana State University Hospital
Categorical Otolaryngology- General Surgery

Residency:
Louisiana State University Hospital
Otolaryngology/ Head and Neck Surgery and Facial and Reconstructive Surgery

Fellowship:
Facial Surgery and Reconstructive Surgery
Lasky Clinic

Licensure:
Federal Licensing Exam
Washington State Medical License
Board Certification – American Board of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
Board Certified – American Board of Facial and Reconstructive Surgery

Additional Training & Certification:
Surgical Laser – LSU Medical Center
CO²/ YAG
Endoscopic Sinus Surgery – University of Texas, Galveston
Endoscopic Sinus Surgery – LSU Medical Center
Laser Course – University of Tennessee, Nashville

HONORS

President’s Honor Roll – Oklahoma State University
Dean’s Honor Roll – Oklahoma State University
First Place Southern Medical Association Meeting Otolaryngology Resident’s Category Presentation New Orleans, Louisiana
RealSelf.com Advisor to CEO – 2006 to present
The Washington Ambulatory Surgery Center Association – 2008 Physician Leader of the Year
The Washington Ambulatory Surgery Center Association – 2012 Medical Leader of the Year
Clinical Instructor at the University of Washington Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
Clinical Instructor at the University of Washington, Department of Surgery
RealSelf Top 100 Doctor Award – 2010 to 2017
RealSelf Strategic Advisory Council – Medical Review Advisory Board 2019
2018 RealSelf 100 and 500 Elite Inductee Hall of Fame

SOCIETIES


American Academy of Facial and Reconstructive Surgery
King County Medical Society
Northwest Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
University of Washington Department of Otolaryngology Clinical Instructor
University of Washington Department of Surgery Clinical Instructor
Washington Ambulatory Surgery Center Association (WASCA)
Washington Society of Facial Surgeons
Washington Ambulatory Surgery Center Association

For an award winning doctor in the Puget Sound WA area – contact award winning Dr William Portuese today.

He is a Clinical Instructor in both the Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, and the Department of Plastic Surgery at the University of Washington

Author of numerous publications in his field.

President of the Washington State Chapter of Facial Plastic Surgeons

He has been in private practice in Seattle for over 20 years.

Award Winning Surgeon


Awards


PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

Portuese, W., Norberg, H.:
Infantile Myofibromatosis: A case report and literature review.
Presented at the Pan- Pacific Surgical Society Meeting, Plastic Section, Honolulu, Hawaii, January 1986

Portuese, W.:
Anatomy of the temporal branch of the facial nerve.
Presented at the Pan-Pacific Surgical Society Meeting, Plastic Section, Honolulu, Hawaii January 1988

Stucker, F., Portuese, W., Shockley, W.:
The Perichondrial-Cutaneous Graft: An Alternative in Composite Skin Grafting.
Presented at the Triologic Society,
Naples, Florida, January 1989.
Submitted for publication in The Laryngoscope.

Portuese, W., Stucker, F.:
The Perichondrial-Cutaneous Graft: A Laboratory and Clinical Review.
Presented at The Southern Medical Association Meeting,
New Orleans, Louisiana, November 1988.
Received first place in Resident Category Presentation.

Portuese, W., Stucker, F.:
The Perichondrial-Cutaneous Graft with Eyelid Reconstruction.
Presented at the 5th International Symposium,
Toronto, Canada, June 1989

Portuese, W.,Stucker, F.:
The Perichondrial-Cutaneous Graft: A Laboratory and Clinical Review.
Presented at the 5th International Symposium,
Toronto, Canada, June 1989.
Published in Plastic and Reconstructive of the Head and Neck, Decker, B.C., 1991

Portuese, W., Kamer, F.:
Supramid: The disappearing Act.
Presented at the Western Regional Meeting, American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive, February 1991

Portuese, W., Kamer, F., et al:
Propofol: A New Intravenous Sedative. Experience with 300 cases.
Presented at the Spring Meeting, Hawaii, American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, May 3, 1991.
Submitted for publication in the Archives of Otolaryngolgy.

Portuese, W.:
Revision Rhinoplasty and the Difficult Nose.
Presentation given at the Annual Northwest Academy of Otolaryngology Meeting,
January 19, 1996, Whistler, British Columbia.

Portuese, W.:
Revision Rhinoplasty Through the Closed Technique.
Presented at the Annual Northwest Academy of Otolaryngology Meeting,
January 19, 1999, Whistler, British Columbia.


Washington Ambulatory Surgery Center Association Washington State Medical Association American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Real Self