Alexander J. Gougoutas M.D.

Alexander J. Gougoutas M.D.
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  • English


  • Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (Body)
  • Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (Breast)
  • Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (Face)
  • Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Surgery


Though he completed all of his schooling in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Dr. Gougoutas is a native of Princeton, New Jersey, where his family lived for 30 years before moving to the Pacific Northwest in 2012. He completed his undergraduate studies in music composition and theory at the University of Pennsylvania, where he remained for both medical school and an integrated General Surgery / Plastic Surgery residency. After 16 years in Philadelphia he relocated to Seattle, where he completed a 1-year fellowship in Microvascular Surgery at the University of Washington before joining the faculty in the Division of Plastic Surgery.

Patient Care Philosophy

Each patient is unique with unique needs. The surgeon-patient relationship extends well beyond the confines of an operating room. Patience, compassion, listening, and patient education are paramount to this relationship.

Clinical Interests

Autogenous and alloplastic breast reconstruction, lower extremity reconstruction, reconstructive and aesthetic facial surgery, general reconstructive and aesthetic surgery, body contouring.

Research Interests

Improving patient outcomes and satisfaction following breast reconstruction.


Institution Credential Year
University of Pennsylvania Residency 2009
University of Pennsylvania Residency 2012
University of Washington Fellowship 2013
Univ. of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Medical education 2006
University of Pennsylvania Internship 2007
Degree Institution Year
MD Univ. of Pennsylvania School of Medicine 2006

Board Certifications

Certification Specialty Year
American Board of Plastic Surgery Plastic Surgery 2014