Mika N. Sinanan M.D., Ph.D.

Mika N. Sinanan M.D., Ph.D.
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  • Colon and rectal surgery
  • Colorectal cancer care
  • General surgery
  • Hernia repair


Mika Sinanan, M.D., Ph.D. is a board certified surgeon at UW Medical Center and SCCA and a UW professor of General Surgery and an adjunct professor of Electrical Engineering.

Dr. Sinanan specializes in gastrointestinal oncology and surgery, inflammatory bowel disease, reoperative surgery, complex hernia treatment and diseases of the colon and rectum.

Dr. Sinanan feels privileged to be able to help patients return to their families and lives feeling better and healed.

Dr. Sinanan earned his M.D. at Johns Hopkins and his Ph.D. at the University of British Columbia, Canada. He has a research focus on surgical simulation to train surgeons in advanced skills. He is a leader in minimally invasive gastrointestinal surgery and is one of the founders of the WWAMI Institute for Simulation in Healthcare.


Institution Credential Year
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Medical education 1980
UW - Dept. of Surgery Residency
Univ. of British Columbia Graduate Education 1986
UW - Dept. of Surgery Residency 1987
UW - Dept. of Surgery Residency 1988
Degree Institution Year
MD Johns Hopkins School of Medicine 1980

Board Certifications

Certification Specialty Year
American Board of Surgery General Surgery 1989