Avery Award in Pediatric Surgery

Adam Goldin MD, MPH

Seattle Children’s Hospital

Seattle, Washington

Dr. Adam Goldin is an Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Washington School of Medicine. His clinical practice is within the Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery at Seattle Children’s Hospital. He received his MD from Rush Medical College in Chicago, Illinois. He completed his general surgery residency and clinical research fellowship at the University of Washington and earned his MPH in epidemiology at the University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine. He also completed a pediatric surgery fellowship at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, WI. Dr. Goldin has been on faculty at the University of Washington in the Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery since October 2005. Specific areas of clinical interest include pediatric tumors, neonatal surgery and laparoscopic surgery. His research interests include clinical outcomes and quality of care in pediatric surgery.

As a physician, Dr. Goldin focuses on addressing the surgical problem, but as importantly, he focuses on understanding and treating that problem in a way that takes each patients unique needs and values into consideration. Advances in medical and information technology are valuable tools that Dr. Goldin uses to achieve the ultimate goal of partnering with patients and parents to engender full trust and comfort in the decisions that are made together to achieve the best outcomes for his patients.