Justin Olsen, MD, FACS

Dr. Olsen grew up during his early childhood in Gig Harbor, WA before moving to Helena, MT prior to high school. He attended the University of Montana for his undergraduate degree, earning a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology; graduating with high honors while playing football for the National Champion Griz program. He obtained his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Washington here in Seattle. His general surgery residency was completed in Denver, CO at Saint Joseph Hospital. Following residency Dr. Olsen spent 7 years as a military surgeon in the United States Air Force, highlighted by earning a Bronze Star during his deployment to Afghanistan in 2012. He was the Chief of Surgery at RAF Lakenheath in the United Kingdom from 2014-2016. He joined Proliance Surgical Specialist of Edmonds in June of 2016.

He lives in Lynnwood with his wife and 5 children. He enjoys spending time with his family and anything sports related… especially the Seahawks and Sounders.

Justin Olsen, MD, FACS

Areas of Expertise

  • Hernia Surgery
  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • daVinci Robotic Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery: Colon Cancer, Anorectal Disorders
  • Thyroid, Parathyroid Surgery
  • Abdominal Surgery

Areas of Interest

  • Hernia Surgery
  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery

Education & Training

  • Saint Joseph Hospital, Denver, General Surgery, 2009
  • University of Washington, Doctor of Medicine, 2004
  • University of Montana, B.S Microbiology- high honors, 1999

Board Certification

  • American Board of Surgery

Professional Associations

  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
  • Excelsior Surgical Society
  • American Hernia Society