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THE SEATTLE FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY CENTER
WILLIAM PORTUESE, M.D. | 1101 MADISON STREET SEATTLE, WASHINGTON 98104 | 206-624-9113
Dr. William Portuese is one of the top-rated facial plastic surgeons in America
Our state-of-the-art facility will make your experience comfortable and safe.

OUR STAFF

Our Staff

Surgical Staff – We have highly skilled Registered Nurses on staff in our operative facility. With many years of plastic surgical experience, they constantly monitor new technology and improved methods in the field of Facial Plastic Surgery, insuring quality assurance and care.

Anesthesiologist – Both general anesthesia and local anesthesia are used for surgeries. If you choose general anesthesia, a board certified physician anesthesiologist will be present to monitor the anesthesia and your safety while Dr. Portuese performs the surgery.

Our office staff works together as a team to provide a relaxed and comfortable environment in which your concerns may be thoroughly addressed with complete confidentiality. After your consultation with Dr. Portuese, we’ll discuss scheduling, preparation and review follow-up care for your surgery.

Warmth and professionalism are attributes of our staff. Our commitment to you, the patient, is to provide the highest quality administrative, medical and personal care possible. We want to make a positive difference in each patient’s life.

Your well-being, prior, during and after your procedure, is very important to us. It is paramount that you feel assured, informed and confident of your procedure in advance. We realize that thorough preparation prior to your procedure contributes to a successful outcome and recovery period.



Janet
Office Administrator
Patient Care Coordinator

Jamie
Administrative Assistant

Ashton
Front Office Reception

Angela
OR Supervisor

Noel
Recovery Nurse

Pam
OR Surgical Nurse
 

Connie
Billing
 

Board Certified Anesthesiologists

Daniel Bailes, M.D.

Board Certification
Anesthesiology

Residency
1997-2000 Virginia Mason Medical Center

Internship
1996-1997 Virginia Mason

Medical School
1996 Medical College of Wisconsin

Undergraduate
1992 University of California at Berkeley

Katherine Haeck, M.D.

Board Certification
Anesthesiology

Fellowship or Subspecialty Certifications
2009-2010 University of Washington School of Medicine – Thoracic/Vascular Anesthesia

Residency
2006-2009 University of Washington School of Medicine

Internship
2005-2006 Midwestern University

Medical School
2005 Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine of MWU

Undergraduate
2000 Colorado College

 

Scott Kelly, M.D.

Board Certification
Anesthesiology

Fellowship or Subspecialty Certifications
1987-1988 University of Washington School of Medicine – Cardiac Anestheisa

Residency
1985-1987 Virginia Mason

Internship
1984-1985 Virginia Mason

Medical School
1984 University of Washington

Undergraduate
1980 University of Washington

Ritchie Larson, M.D.

Board Certification
Anesthesiology

Residency
1993-1996 Anesthesiology, University of Washington

Internship
1992-1993 University of Washington

Medical School
1992 University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine

Undergraduate
1988 University of Wisconsin

 

Michael Podell, M.D.

Board Certification
Anesthesiology

Residency
1996-1999 University of Washington School of Medicine

Internship
1995-1996 Saint Joseph Hospital

Medical School
1995 University of Texas Medical School as San Antonio

Undergraduate
1990 University of Texas, Austin

Charles Puls, M.D.

Board Certification
Anesthesiology

Fellowship or Subspecialty Certifications
2004-2005 University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center – Cardiothoracic Anesthesia

Residency
2001-2004 University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine

Internship
2000-2001 University of Colorado Health Science Center

Medical School
2000 Loyola University of Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine

Undergraduate
1996 University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine

 

George Sarantinos, M.D.

Board Certification
Anesthesiology

Anesthesiology
1990-1993 University of California, Irvine

Internship
1989-1990 Huntington Memorial

Medical School
1989 Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine

Undergraduate
1984 UCLA

Robin Woodland, M.D.

Board Certification
Anesthesiology

Fellowship or Subspecialty Certifications
Pediatric Anesthesia

Residency
1983-1985 University of Washington Medical Center

Internship
1982-1983 University of Washington School of Medicine

Medical School
1982 University of California at Irvine College of Medicine

Undergraduate
1975 California Polytechnic State University

 

Bradley Tupper, M.D.

Board Certification
Anesthesiology

Residency
1987-1990 University of California San Francisco

Internship
1986-1987 Saint Joseph Hospital

Medical School
1982 University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Undergraduate
1978 University of Washington

Deborah Merrill, M.D.

Board Certification
Anesthesiology

Residency
2005-2008 Virginia Mason Medical Center

Internship
2004-2005 Santa Clara Valley Medical Center

Medical School
2004 Stanford University School of Medicine

Undergraduate
1997 Stanford University

 

Peter Mueting-Nelsen, M.D.

Fellowship
Mount Sinai Medical Center
Graduation July, 2010

Residency
Virginia Mason Medical Center
Graduation June 30th, 2009

Internship
Riverside Methodist Hospital
Graduation June 25th, 2006

Medical School
The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health
M.D., June 12th, 2005

Baccalaureate
Western Washington University
B.S., Biochemistry, June 11th, 1999

Arooj Simmonds, M.D.

Board Certification
Anesthesiology

Fellowship
2010-Present Duke Cardiothoracic Anesthesia Fellowship

Residency
July 2007-June 2010 Virginia Mason Medical Center Anesthesioloty Residency, Chief Resident July 2009-July 2010

Internship
2006-2007 Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami

Medical School
2006 University of South Florida School of Medicine

Undergraduate
1999 Tufts University

 

Vince “Max” Lucero, Anesthesiology

Fellowship
1985-1986 The Hospital for Sick Children

Residency
1983-1985 Tulane University Hospital and Clinics
1981-1983 University of Washington School of Medicine

Internship
1980-1981 University of Washington School of Medicine

Medical School
1980 University of Colorado

Undergraduate
1976 Yale University