Call: 425-251-5110

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Wayne M. Lau, MD, FACS

General Surgery

dr M Lau

Specialties: General Surgery, Thoracic and Minimally Invasive Surgery

Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston

Residency: Legacy Emanuel/Kaiser Integrated Program, Portland

Board Certification: General Surgery

Specialty Interests:  General Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Hernia, Gastrointestinal, Endocrine and Thoracic procedures

About Dr. Lau: Dr. Lau was raised in South Seattle. He graduated cum laude from the University of Washington with a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology with Honors. He received his medical degree at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston. He subsequently completed his General Surgery residency in Portland, Oregon at the Legacy Emanuel/Kaiser Integrated Program.

He was in private practice in Renton since 1996, Dr. Lau transitioned to Southlake Clinic in 2013. He is board-certified in General Surgery and has a special interest in minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Lau’s practice also encompasses hernia, gastrointestinal, endocrine and thoracic procedures.

Hospital Affiliation/Leadership: In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Lau has also been very active in medical staff affairs at Valley Medical Center. He has served in various capacitiies, including Director of Trauma Services, Chief of Surgery and Medical Staff Chief.

Philosophy of Patient Care: Dr. Lau’s focus is compassionate, quality, surgical care at the patient level, as well as at the organizational level.

Personal Interests: Dr. Lau and his wife consider it a blessing to raise their school-aged twins in the beautiful Northwest. In his free time, Dr. Lau enjoys running, cycling, church ministry and cheering on Seattle’s sports teams.

Top Doctor Award

Seattle Met Top Doc 2016


Talbot Professional Center

4011 Talbot Road South, Suite 420
Renton, WA 98055
P: (425) 251-1322
F: (425) 656-4063

For a comprehensive consultation for any general surgical needs call Southlake Clinic General Surgery at (425) 251-1322 or fill out our online Request an Appointment form to schedule your consultation with our board-certified general surgeon Dr. Wayne Lau.