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Daniel J. Ledbetter, MD

Daniel J. Ledbetter, MD

General Surgery, Oncology, Surgery Pulmonary Follow-Up, Reconstructive Pelvic Medicine

On staff since September 2000

Children's Title: Co-Chair, Wound Care Committee

Academic Title: Associate Professor of Surgery

Research Center: Center for Clinical and Translational Research

"I work closely with our neonatologists colleagues to help develop pathways of care to help ensure that the highest quality and safest care is afforded to these tiny infants. I devote a significant amount of time to medical student teaching at the University of Washington, introducing the physicians of tomorrow to the complexity of modern clinical care."


Board Certification(s)
Pediatric Surgery
Surgery - General
Surgical Critical Care
Medical/Professional School
University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville
Surgery - General, University of Washington, Seattle
Research, Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle
Pediatric Surgery, Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle
Clinical Interests

Endocrine surgery, Surgical critical care, ECMO, Neonatal surgery, General and thoracic surgery of infants and children

Research Focus Area

Translational Research

Awards and Honors

Award NameAward DescriptionAwarded ByAward Date
SEATTLE'S TOP DOCTOR - 2014Seattle Metropolitan Magazine 2014
Seattle's Top DocSeattle Met Magazine 2013


Adrenal insufficiency in newborns with congenital diaphragmatic hernia.
The Journal of pediatrics , 2010 Oct: 696; author reply 696
Complications as a result of the Heimlich maneuver.
The Journal of trauma , 2009 Mar: E34-5
Initial nonoperative management and delayed closure for treatment of giant omphaloceles.
Journal of pediatric surgery , 2006 Nov: 1846-9
Gastroschisis and omphalocele.
The Surgical clinics of North America , 2006 Apr: 249-60, vii
The anomalous splenic vein: a case report and review of the literature.
Journal of pediatric surgery , 2005 Sep: 1492-4
Pyloromyotomy: a comparison of laparoscopic, circumumbilical, and right upper quadrant operative techniques.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons , 2005 Jul: 66-70
Fraternal twins with Morgagni hernias.
Journal of pediatric surgery , 2005 Apr: 725-7

Primary Office

Seattle Children's
OA.9.220 - Surgery
4800 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

Additional Offices

Seattle Children's Bellevue Clinic and Surgery Center
1500 - 116th Ave NE
Bellevue, WA 98004

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