Joseph Cuschieri M.D., F.A.C.S. Accepting new patients

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Critical care medicine, General surgery


English, Maltese


Joseph Cuschieri, M.D., F.A.C.S., is a board certified surgeon at Harborview, director of Harborview Surgical Critical Care, associate program director of the Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at UW Medical Center, a UW professor of Surgery and an adjunct professor of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine.

Dr. Cuschieri specializes in general surgery, emergency surgery and critical care. He believes in providing the highest standard in medical and surgical care to patients and families suffering traumatic or acute surgical diseases.

Dr. Cuschieri earned his M.D. at Wayne State University in Detroit. He is board certified in both General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. His clinical interests include surgical infections and inflammatory cell function following trauma and during sepsis. He is involved in NIH-sponsored research investigating alterations in host immunity following injury and during ischemia.

Personal Interests

In his free time, Dr. Cuschieri enjoys strength training, skiing and meditation.
general surgery clinic at harborview

General Surgery Clinic at Harborview

410 9th Avenue Maleng Building, 7th Floor Seattle, WA 98104


Emergency medicine, General surgery, Trauma care

Wayne State University SOM

Medical education, 1994

UW - Dept. of Critical Care Surgery


Henry Ford Hospital

Residency, General Surgery

Henry Ford Hospital-Dept. of Surgery

Fellowship, Trauma & Surgical Critical Care


Board Certifications
  • Surgical Critical Care, 2002, American Board of Thoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery, 2001, American Board of Surgery