Steven F. Counter MD

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Board Certification

American Board of Surgery


Dr. Counter earned a medical degree from Medical College of Wisconsin. He completed an internship and surgical residency at Swedish Medical Center.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Counter’s practice includes all areas of general surgery with a special interest in minimally invasive surgery, hernias, anti-reflux procedures, colon/small bowel surgery and lung cancer surgery.

Practice Philosophy

"I provide comprehensive surgical care for both inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures. I place great importance on patient education to help reduce patient's anxiety about their surgery. I utilize surgical residents in the office as well as the hospital to maximize continuity of care."

Teaching Involvement

  • Teaching faculty, Swedish Medical Center, First Hill and Providence campuses
  • Surgical education, Bard Corporation



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Dr. Counter Discusses Hernias on KOMO Radio