Joseph Shvidler, MD
Facial Plastic Surgery, Medical Aesthetics & Otolaryngology
Joseph Shvidler, MD, specializes in the comprehensive management of congenital, traumatic and cosmetic concerns of the face, nose and neck at clinics in Gig Harbor and Tacoma. Double board-certified in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and Otolaryngology, he is able to care for the most complex issues. He strives to provide compassionate and individualized care to help create or restore form and function. Listening to each patient’s unique needs is an integral part of his treatment philosophy.
Dr. Shvidler earned his medical degree at the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine in Hershey, Pennsylvania, and completed his residency at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. He completed a Fellowship in Facial Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington.
Dr. Shvidler’s special interests include rhinoplasty, face and neck lift, eyelid and brow rejuvenation, ear reshaping and earlobe repair, skin cancer reconstruction, fillers, laser services and cosmetic facial surgery.
"It was just one of those things you live with," she says, explaining that rhinoplasty just never rose to the top of her priority list.
But then she started seeing a new dentist who pointed out that the biggest problem wasn't how her nose looked, but how it worked.