Tarak H. Patel, M.D.
Voted 2019's Best Cosmetic Surgeon by South Sound Magazine voters!
Highly regarded by leading plastic surgery specialists, Dr. Patel received his Bachelor of Science from the United States Military Academy at West Point and was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Army. He then attended medical school at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD. He went on to complete a General Surgery residency at Tripler Army Medical Center and a Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery residency at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio.
He is a combat veteran with two tours in Iraq and served 25 years in the United States Army. He has been honored with numerous awards including the Meritorious Service Medal and Presidential Unit Citation.
One of the finest plastic surgeons in Tacoma, WA, Dr. Patel is double board certified in General Surgery and Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and enjoys reconstructive and cosmetic surgery. He has extensive experience with breast and body contouring.
When he isn’t practicing medicine you will find Dr. Patel with his wife and three children. His interests include running, skiing, boating… “basically all activities I can do with my kids. “