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About Dr. Elizabeth Pohlson
Dr. Elizabeth Pohlson, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Tacoma, WA. She has 34 years of experience. Her specialties include Pediatric Surgery and General Surgery. Dr. Pohlson is affiliated with Mary Bridge Children's Hospital & Health Center, MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital and Covenant Medical Center. She speaks English.
Dr. Elizabeth Pohlson has the following 2 specialties
- Pediatric Surgery
A pediatric surgeon is a qualified surgeon who has additional training in performing surgery on young patients, including fetuses (neonatal or fetal surgery), infants, children, adolescents and teenagers.
Because pediatric patients are still growing and developing, they are often more difficult to operate on than adults. These patients have smaller bodies and smaller organs requiring even more of a precise and measured approach by a surgeon.
Some of the conditions that may require the care of a pediatric surgeon are congenital malformations, such as cleft lip and palate, abdominal wall defects, like hernias, deformities of the chest wall, childhood tumors, like neuroblastomas and separation of conjoined twins.
- General Surgery
A surgical specialist is a physician who has additional training in a specific area of surgery.
The American Board of Medical Specialties acknowledges the following surgical specialties: general surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery, colon and rectal surgery, obstetrics and gynecological surgery, neurological surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngological surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, urological surgery, and vascular surgery.
Some procedures are performed by more than one type of specialist. Also, some surgeons may choose to specialize in specific procedures within their specialty area. For example, a plastic and maxillofacial surgeon may specialize in performing rhinoplasty procedures.
Dr. Elizabeth Pohlson is Board Certified in 2 specialties
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Me da tanto gusto saludarla y decirle que hace 14 aÃ±os usted salvo a mi hijo halil hamscho en el hospital driscoll en Texas .hoy halil es un joven ejemplar y el primero en su distrito escolar tanto acadÃ©mico como deportivo .Gracias doctora .Que Dios la bendiga yo soy el que le llevaba dulces mexicanos.
Dr Pohlson is the epitome of what a good surgeon/doctor should be. She is caring, nurturing, empathetic and up-to-date on her medical knowledge of possible diagnoses and treatment. Her communication is direct, and thus you are never left with any uncertainties regarding her thoughts on your child's situation. I would highly recommend her to any family whose child must go through surgery.
Dr. Pohlson is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Mary Bridge Children's Hospital & Health Center
MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital
Covenant Medical Center
Multicare Good Samaritan Hospital
Kapiolani Medical CenterWmn and Chld
Driscoll Childrens Hospital
Queens Medical Center
34 Years Experience
Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In New Orleans
Graduated in 1979
University Of Hawaii John A Burns School Of Medicine
Dr. Elizabeth Pohlson accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- Moda Health First Choice Network
- Premera VA Mason Med Center: Personal Care
Regence Health Plans
- Regence WA Preferred Provider Network
Locations & DirectionsMary Bridge Childrens Health Center, 311 S L St, Tacoma, WA
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