General Surgery

The General Surgery Division at UW Medicine is comprised of healthcare leaders recognized both nationally and internationally for their innovation and expertise. In addition to their clinical practice, our providers are responsible for teaching the next generation of surgeons, as well as leading the field with high-impact surgical research. Surgeons within the General Surgery Division uphold a multi-faceted mission to:

    • Provide compassionate, superior patient care
    • Offer state-of-the-art technology for a broad spectrum of secondary and tertiary surgical procedures
    • Teach and mentor surgeons of the future in our resident and fellowship programs
    • Vigilantly translate clinical investigative findings for use in patient care


General Surgery - Clinical Programs

Division Leadership

Brant Oelschlager, MD

Professor & Chief
Division of General Surgery

David Byrd, MD

Professor & Associate Chief
Division of General Surgery

Giana Davidson, MD, MPH

Professor & Section Chief
Emergency General Surgery

Division of General Surgery

Sara Javid, MD

Professor & Section Chief
Breast Surgery

Division of General Surgery

Mukta Krane, MD

Associate Professor & Section Chief
Colorectal Surgery

Division of General Surgery

Harveshp Mogal, MD, MS

Associate Professor & Section Chief, Complex Abdominal Oncology
Division of General Surgery

Nicole White, MD

Clinical Associate Professor & Section Chief
Northwest General Surgery

Division of General Surgery

Andy Wright, MD

Professor & Section Chief
Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery
Division of General Surgery

Ray Yeung, MD

Professor & Section Chief
Hepatopancreatobiliary (HPB) Surgery
Division of General Surgery

General Surgery Team

GSD Faculty 2018

Second row (left to right): Venu Pillarisetty, Nicole Zern, Chelsea Spencer, Greta Bernier, David Flum, David Byrd, Brant Oelschlager, Mika Sinanan, Kris Calhoun, James Park

First row (left to right): Judy Chen, Saurabh Khandelwal, Raymond Yeung, Nancy Unger, Daniel Kim, Sara Javid, Giana Davidson, Kathryn Osborne, Mukta Krane, Teresa Kim

Not pictured: Ben Anderson, Christina Blanchette, Mark Brakstad, Kathie Errico, Lauren Hamman, Karen Horvath, Saurabh Khandelwal, Erin Lange, Zoe Parr, Rebecca Petersen, Alison Perrin, Nicole White, Andrew Wright, and Robert Yates