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Dr. Analisa Armstrong Joins EvergreenHealth Surgical Care
Date
10/23/2017
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Kirkland, Wash. – EvergreenHealth is pleased to welcome general surgeon and laparoscopic technique specialist, Dr. Analisa Armstrong, to the health system’s Surgical Care practice.

Image of Dr. Analisa Armstrong, breast surgeon minimally invasive surgery at EvergreenHealth Surgical Care in Kirkland, WA. Dr. Armstrong brings extensive clinical training and experience in minimally invasive and robot-assisted surgery, including anti-reflux, colorectal, and complex hernia surgeries.

“EvergreenHealth is proud to welcome Dr. Armstrong to our team of surgical experts, who work daily to provide exceptional, innovative and compassionate care,” said Bob Malte, EvergreenHealth CEO. “Dr. Armstrong’s specialized experience and patient-centered approach will further support the Surgical Care team in delivering the best possible care and treatment plan for each patient’s specific needs.”

After earning her medical degree from Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, Dr. Armstrong completed her surgical residency at the University of Washington. Following her residency, she completed a fellowship in minimally invasive surgery at Franciscan Surgical Associates in Tacoma.

When caring for patients, Dr. Armstrong practices a relationship-focused approach. She feels incredibly privileged to be able to walk with patients through some of the most difficult and joyous times of their lives. As a partner throughout the entire care journey, including the full course of the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment process, Dr. Armstrong is committed to helping patients achieve their healthiest bests.

In her spare time, Dr. Armstrong enjoys hiking, skiing and sailing with her husband and two sons. She also has a passion for sports, particularly soccer, volleyball and football.

EvergreenHealth Surgical Care is a regional leader in abdominal, breast, colorectal, hernia and vein surgeries. Its expert surgeons are committed to providing patients with exceptional, innovative and compassionate care – pioneering minimally-invasive surgery techniques that lessen pain, scarring and recovery time.

To learn more about Dr. Armstrong and EvergreenHealth Surgical Care, visit www.evergreenhealth.com/surgical-clinic.

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About EvergreenHealth
EvergreenHealth is an integrated health care system that serves nearly one million residents in King and Snohomish counties and offers a breadth of services and programs that is among the most comprehensive in the region. More than 1,000 physicians provide clinical excellence in over 80 specialties, including heart and vascular care, oncology, surgical care, orthopedics, neurosciences, women’s and children’s services, pulmonary care and home care and hospice services. Formed as a public hospital district in 1972, EvergreenHealth includes a 318-bed acute care medical center in Kirkland, a network of 12 primary care practices, two urgent care centers, over two dozen specialty care practices and 24/7 emergency care at its Kirkland, Monroe, and Redmond campuses. In 2015, the system expanded to include EvergreenHealth Monroe – an accredited, full-service 74-bed public hospital district, established in 1960 in Monroe, Washington. EvergreenHealth has clinical and strategic partnerships with several health care entities, including Overlake Medical Center, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and dozens of independent practices that are part of the clinically integrated Eastside Health Network and the Puget Sound High Value Network. In addition to clinical care, EvergreenHealth offers extensive community health outreach and education programs, anchored by the 24/7 EvergreenHealth Nurse Navigator & Healthline.

In 2016, EvergreenHealth achieved its eighth designation in the last nine years (2009-2012, and 2014-2017) as a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence from Healthgrades®, and in 2017 it was named one of Healthgrades 2017 America’s 100 Best Hospitals placing it among the top 2 percent of hospitals nationwide, based on its outstanding clinical performance. EvergreenHealth was also named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® by Truven Health Analytics™ in the “Large Community Hospitals” category for outstanding achievements in patient care, operational efficiency and financial strength, two years in a row. For more information, visit www.evergreenhealth.com.


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