Mark T. Brakstad M.D.

Mark T. Brakstad M.D.
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  • General surgery
  • Hernia repair


Mark Brakstad, M.D., is a board certified surgeon at UW Medicine Surgical Services and Hernia Center and a UW associate professor of Surgery.

Dr. Brakstad specializes in minimally invasive surgeries using advanced laparoscopic and robotic techniques, with a surgical focus in general surgery, breast surgery and laparoscopic surgery. He is unconditionally committed to excellent patient care and supporting the patient and their family through the healing process. 

Dr. Brakstad earned his M.D. at the UW. He is board certified in both General Surgery and Pediatrics.


Institution Credential Year
University of Washington Teaching Appointment
University of Washington School of Medicine Medical education 1983
Children's Hospital/Cincinnati Internship 1986
University of Iowa - College of Medicine Residency 1991
Children's Hospital--Seattle Other Education
Degree Institution Year
MD Univ. of Washington School of Medicine 1983

Board Certifications

Certification Specialty Year
American Board of Surgery General Surgery 1993
American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics 1988