Amit Bhrany, MD


"It truly is a privilege to have the opportunity to make a difference in my patients' lives and take care of people on a daily basis. I cherish the connections I make with my patients and the trust they provide me. My aim is to always partner with my patients such that we produce the best outcome possible."


Dr. Bhrany is double board-certified in facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology. He joined the University of Washington faculty in 2009. He is the Director of the UW Facial Plastic Surgery Fellowship and trains other surgeons in facial plastic surgery and in head and neck surgery, both at the UW School of Medicine and as an invited speaker around the country. Originally from Michigan, he earned his bachelor's degree in biomedical engineering and a doctorate in medicine from Boston University, then completed his residency in otolaryngology - head and neck surgery at UW. After finishing residency, he was awarded fellowships in head and neck surgery and facial plastic surgery at the University of Auckland in New Zealand and at UW, respectively. During those two years of additional sub-specialty training, Dr. Bhrany developed skills for cosmetic facial plastic surgery, reconstructing all aspects of the head and neck, and head and neck cancer surgery. He dedicates his practice to all aspects of surgery of the face: aesthetic facial rejuvenation, facial reconstruction, and head and neck surgery.

Current CV


Undergraduate Education: Boston University, Boston, Mass., B.S. in Biomedical Engineering, 1997

Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass., 2001

Internship: University of Washington, General Surgery, 2002

Residency: University of Washington, Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, 2007

Fellowship: University of Washington, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2009

Other Training: Fellowship in Head and Neck Surgical Oncology and Microvascular Reconstruction, University of Auckland, New Zealand, 2008

Board Certification: Otolaryngology, 2008; Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2011

Memberships: American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery


Awards and Honors

2021: UW Medicine Cares Award

2011, 2013, 2017-2021: Seattle Top Doctors, Seattle Metropolitan Magazine

2012: American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Ira Tresley Award

Clinical Interests

Rhinoplasty; skin cancer treatment; Mohs defect facial reconstruction; melanoma; parotidectomy; face and neck lift surgery; blepharoplasty; brow lift; skin resurfacing; botox and facial filler injection; scar revision; otoplasty; microtia; facial trauma; head and neck cancer surgery; facial paralysis.

Recent Publications

Research Focus

Dr. Bhrany's research interests focus on assessing and improving outcomes in rhinoplasty, microtia reconstruction, and head and neck reconstruction.