John Waldhausen, MD is chief of the Division of General and Thoracic Surgery at Seattle Children’s Hospital, and a professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He is also the director of the pediatric surgery fellowship program.
In addition to his work in pediatric general and thoracic surgery, he is also an attending for the Division of Transplant Surgery. Additionally, he attends at Seattle Children’s clinics in Federal Way, Bellevue and the TriCities. Waldhausen’s primary research is in clinical outcomes. His clinical activities cover the broad range of pediatric surgery with a focus on minimally invasive surgery, congenital surgical problems and pediatric cancer surgery. Waldhausen received his MD from Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, Penn. He completed his residency at the University of Virginia and his pediatric surgery fellowship at Seattle Children’s.