Shannon M. Colohan M.D.

Shannon M. Colohan M.D.
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  • English
  • French


  • Body contouring
  • Plastic and reconstructive surgery


Shannon Colohan, M.D., M.S., is a surgeon at UW Medicine's Center for Reconstructive Surgery and a UW associate professor of Plastic Surgery in the division of plastic surgery. Dr. Colohan is expert at reconstructive plastic surgery, with a specific focus on cancer reconstruction. She believes that educating patients about their options and involving them in all aspects of their care is key to achieving good outcomes.

Dr. Colohan earned her M.D. at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Dr. Colohan's clinical interests include reconstruction of cancer defects. Her research interests include research study design and clinical outcomes in reconstructive plastic surgery with emphasis on breast reconstruction. Dr. Colohan enjoys teaching medical students and residents.

Patient Care Philosophy


Institution Credential Year
Univ. of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Fellowship 2011
Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine Medical education 2004
Dalhousie University Internship 2005
Dalhousie University Residency 2010
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Master 2007
Degree Institution Year
MD Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine 2004

Board Certifications

Certification Specialty Year
American Board of Plastic Surgery Plastic Surgery 2012