Dr. Tarak H. Patel, MD
Voted 2019 & 2020 Best Cosmetic Surgeon by South Sound Magazine voters!
UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE: United States Military Academy at West Point, West Point, N.Y.
MEDICAL DEGREE: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
• General Surgery residency at Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, HI• Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery residency at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center, San Antonio, TX
PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS: 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 facial surgery and breast and body contouring. 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.
PERSONAL INTERESTS: 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. “
Alison Pettinger, PA-C
SPECIALTY: Plastic Surgery
UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE: Clover Park Technical College
MEDICAL DEGREE: University of Washington School of Medicine - Physician Assistant program, Seattle, WA
PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS: PA Pettinger specializes in breast cancer reconstruction, facial and body contouring and cosmetics.
PERSONAL INTERESTS: PA Pettinger is very family-oriented and enjoys spending time with her husband and son, tending to their small hobby farm, working on home renovations, and gardening. She also enjoys photography, hiking, backpacking, and many other outdoor activities.