Prabhat K. Bhama, M.D., MPH, FACS –
Board Certified Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Otolaryngologist
Dr. Bhama was born and raised in Michigan. He completed his undergraduate and medical degree at the University of Michigan as a member of the Integrated Pre-Medical/Medical Program (Inteflex) which admitted only 35 students from around the country annually. He graduated with honors from medical school and then completed a 5 year otolaryngology – head and neck surgery residency at the University of Washington and affiliated hospitals focused exclusively on management of medical and surgical disorders of the head and neck. He also completed an additional 1 year intensive NIH funded research year in the Departments of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and Biology at the University of Washington.
After residency, Dr. Bhama completed a two year fellowship in advanced facial plastic and reconstructive surgery at Harvard Medical School and The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary in Boston, where he trained at one of the busiest facial nerve centers in the country, and served as Clinical Instructor at Harvard Medical School. At that time, he also obtained a Master in Public Health from Harvard School of Public Health. He is author on over 40 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters, and has been an invited speaker internationally at surgical and medical conferences.
Dr. Bhama travels to Guatemala annually with HUGS Foundation, Inc. to perform pro-bono reconstructive surgery on patients born without ears (helpusgivesmiles.org). He holds an academic appointment as Clinical Instructor in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Washington. He is double board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Dr. Bhama performs reconstructive and cosmetic surgery of the face, and has a particular interest in management of facial paralysis (facial nerve disorders), rhinoplasty (nose reshaping) and complex revision rhinoplasty, treatment of skin cancer and Mohs reconstruction, browlift/forehead lift, blepharoplasty, and maxillofacial trauma.
Dr. Bhama is happy to return to the Puget Sound region with his wife, two daughters, and two dogs. He is committed to providing safe, high-quality care to his patients. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, road cycling, playing the saxophone, and also manages a photography business (pbhamaphotography.com).