What does FACS mean?
The letters FACS (Fellow, American College of Surgeons) after a surgeon's name mean that the surgeon's education and training, professional qualifications, surgical competence and ethical conduct have passed a rigorous evaluation, and have been found to be consistent with the high standards established and demanded by the College. Visit the website at www.facs.org for more information.
Rana N. Ahmad, MD, FACS attended the University of North Dakota, working with the Affiliated Hospital Program, Department of Surgery from 1991 to 1997. His practice includes an area of specialized interest in oncology, laparoscopic and gastrointestinal surgery. Dr.... more >
Timothy W. Bax, MD, FACS came to Spokane after completing his surgical training at Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland, Oregon and completed an additional year of training in Portland in the area of Minimally Invasive Surgery. His surgical practice encompasses... more >
Steven R. Beyersdorf, MD, FACS received degrees from Washington State University, Emory University and the University of Washington School of Medicine before completing his surgery residency at the University of Utah. Dr. Beyersdorf has served as President of the... more >
Dr. Boyum has roots in Spokane as he is a graduate from Gonzaga University. Dr. Boyum is a board certified general surgeon with advanced training in thoracic surgery. Dr. Boyum received his medical degree from the University of Washington Medical School and completed his general... more >
J. Courtney Clyde, MD, FACS has practiced general surgery in the Spokane area since 1990 and is the past President of the Spokane County Medical Society. He graduated from the University of Utah Medical School and completed his surgery training at the University of... more >
Kimberly L. Hartnett, MD, is a graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. She completed her General Surgery residency at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine. She then completed a Colorectal Surgery fellowship at Penn State Hershey Medical Center. Dr.... more >
Adam H. Juviler, MD, FACS is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He spent six years training in general surgery at the University of Vermont and completed a fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery in Seattle. Dr Juviler is specially... more >
Paul H. Lin, MD, FACS is a graduate of the Northwestern University School of Medicine and completed his residency at the University of Washington. He has practiced general and vascular surgery in the Spokane area since 1992 and currently serves as Trauma Service... more >
Mark P. MacFarlane, MD, FACS completed his General Surgery Residency at the University of California, San Francisco and completed fellowship training in two areas of specialization. He first trained at the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health where... more >
M. Shane McNevin, MD, FASCRS attended Wayne State University School of Medicine, graduating with high distinction. He completed his internship and residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Additional fellowship training at the University of Minnesota in the area of Colon and... more >
Michael R. Moore, MD, FACS has practiced general surgery in the Spokane community since 1991. He attended the University of Washington, then completed his residency in general surgery at Boston University. Dr. Moore served as a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States... more >
Jonathan M. Nickoloff, FACS is a native of Spokane. He is a graduate of Washington State University and earned his medical degree at Creighton University. He completed his internship and residency at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle and spent an additional year of... more >