Dr William Portuese – Facial Plastic Surgeon

Dr William Portuese

Dr William Portuese

Dr William Portuese specializes in all aspects of Facial Plastic Surgery which includes Facelifts, Blepharoplasty (eyelids), Rhinoplasty (nose), Coronal Forehead (brow lifts), Facial Implants, Neck Lift / Liposuction, Otoplasty (ears), and Dermabrasion.

Dr. William Portuese has extensive experience in Facial Plastic Surgery; he completed his surgical internship and residency at Louisiana State University Medical Center in Shreveport, Louisiana and after residency, he completed a one year fellowship in Beverly Hills with Dr. Frank Kamer, an internationally renowned facial plastic surgeon. During this period, Dr. Portuese learned many advances in facial cosmetic surgery including the closed rhinoplasty technique where all incisions are made internally.

Dr. William A. Portuese is board certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and by the American Board of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery. He is a Clinical Instructor in both the Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, and the Department of Plastic Surgery at the University of Washington and is the author of numerous publications in his field. He is also the current president of the Washington State Chapter of Facial Plastic Surgeons. He has been in private practice in Seattle for over 20 years.

Dr. William Portuese is a resident of Seattle, Washington. The natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest is a perfect fit for him. He has a deep appreciation for the balance and harmony of nature and devotes much of his personal time to his family; and when time allows he enjoys fishing, water skiing, hiking and visits to the numerous slopes in the Pacific Northwest.

The Portland Center for Facial Plastic Surgery is located in Portland and Hillsboro, Oregon and has patients from all over the United States and around the world.

Education

Undergraduate

  • Oklahoma State University
    Stillwater, Oklahoma
    Bachelors of Science, Zoology 1977-1981

Medical

  • University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
    Oklahoma City and Tulsa, Oklahoma
    Medical Doctorate 1981 – 1985

Internship:

  • Louisiana State University Hospital
    Shreveport, Louisiana
    Categorical Otolaryngology- General Surgery 1985 – 1986

Residency:

  • Louisiana State University Hospital
    Shreveport, Louisiana
    Otolaryngology/ Head and Neck Surgery and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 1986 – 1990

Fellowship:

  • Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
    Lasky Clinic, Beverly Hills, California
    1990 – 1991

Licensure:

  • Federal Licensing Exam (Score 80) 1985
  • Washington State Medical License 1991
  • Board Certification – American Academy of Otolaryngology (Score 82nd percentile) 1990
  • Board Certified – American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 1994
  • Northwest Allergy Lab Director, Certified by Washington State Department of Laboratory Quality Assurance, Licensed by CLIA

Additional Training & Certification:

  • Surgical Laser – LSU Medical Center 1986
    CO²/ YAG 1986
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery – University of Texas, Galveston 1986
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery – LSU Medical Center 1986
  • Laser Course – University of Tennessee, Nashville 1986

HONORS

  • President’s Honor Roll – Oklahoma State University 1978
  • Dean’s Honor Roll – Oklahoma State University 1977 – 1981
  • First Place Southern Medical Association Meeting Otolaryngology Resident’s Category Presentation New Orleans, Louisiana November 1988
  • The Washington Ambulatory Surgery Center Association – 2008 Physician Leader of the Year
  • The Washington Ambulatory Surgery Center Association – 2012 Medical Leader of the Year
  • Clinical Instructor at the University of Washington from 1998 – present

SOCIETIES

  • American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 1986 – Present
  • King County Medical Society 1991 – Present
  • Northwest Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery 1991 – Present
  • University of Washington Department of Otolaryngology Clinical Instructor May 1998
  • Washington Ambulatory Surgery Center Association (WASCA) Vice President 2008 – 2009
  • Washington Society of Facial Plastic Surgeons – President 2008 – Present

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