Dr. Michael Florence MD Surgeon

Dr. Michael Florence is a surgeon in Seattle, Washington and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Swedish Medical Center-Cherry Hill Campus and Swedish Medical Center-First Hill. He received his medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 39 years. He is one of 70 doctors at Swedish Medical Center-Cherry Hill Campus and one of 8 at Swedish Medical Center-First Hill who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery

Education & Medical Training

University of Washington
Residency, General Surgery, 1975–1980

Emory University School of Medicine
Class of 1975

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

WA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Publications & Presentations

Time to Appendectomy and Risk of Perforation in Acute Appendicitis.
Drake, F. T.,Mottey, N. E.,Farrokhi, E. T.,Florence, M. G.,Johnson, M. G.,Mock, C.,Steele, S. R.,Thirlby, R. C.,Flum, D. R.

Enteral Contrast in the Computed Tomography Diagnosis of Appendicitis: Comparative Effectiveness in a Prospective Surgical Cohort.
Drake, F. T.,Alfonso, R.,Bhargava, P.,Cuevas, C.,Dighe, M. K.,Florence, M. G.,Johnson, M. G.,Jurkovich, G. J.,Steele, S. R.,Symons, R. G.,Thirlby, R. C.,Flum, D. R.

Adoption of Laparoscopy for Elective Colorectal Resection: A Report from the Surgical Care and Outcomes Assessment Program.
Kwon, S., Billingham, R., Farrokhi, E., Florence, M., Herzig, D., Horvath, K., Rogers, T., Steele, S., Symons, R., Thirlby, R., Whiteford, M., Flum, D. R.

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