Kristin J. Tarbet, M.D., FACS

Kristin J. Tarbet, M.D., FACS | Facial Plastic Surgeon Bellevue WA

Bellevue’s Top Female Plastic Surgeon

Kristin J. Tarbet, MD, FACS is a top female plastic surgeon in the Bellevue and Seattle area. Dr. Tarbet is double board-certified in ophthalmology and facial plastic surgery. Her subspecialty in oculoplastic surgery provides her with a detailed knowledge of the facial region. Dr. Tarbet concentrates her skills on the most current, safest, and effective techniques in ophthalmic facial plastic cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.

Commitment To Care

Dr. Kristin Tarbet completed three-years of fellowship training, which provided her the opportunity to learn from some of the most respected leaders in each field. Her fellowship and membership standings allow referring doctors and patients to be assured they are receiving the highest level of subspecialty care. Dr. Tarbet continues to research and assess the newest technological and procedural innovations in her field so she can fully educate her patients and offer them the best care possible.
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Board Certified Plastic Surgery

Dr. Tarbet at a Facelift Lecture in Chicago

Dr. Tarbet at a Facelift Lecture in Chicago, IL

Board Certified:

Board Certifications


  • MD: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Internship: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Residency: Ophthalmology, Washington University – Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, MO
  • Fellowships: Ophthalmic Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Madison, WI; Facial Cosmetic Surgery – Madison, WI; Neuro-ophthalmology and Orbit, Washington University – Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, MO; University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
As an oculofacial plastic surgeon, Dr. Kristin Tarbet also performs facial injectable and PDO treatments in her practice.

Non-surgical options are the ideal solution for those who are looking for temporary correction in all areas of the face/neck. We often look to these options as an alternative to surgery for our patients who want little to no downtime.

Dr. Kristin Tarbet is a national trainer and she partners in clinical trials to support FDA approvals in facial sutures/threads. She has extensive experience in working with patients seeking midface wrinkle correction through PDO threading.

What Dr. Tarbet’s Patients Say

“Dr. Tarbet gives me all the time I need and thoroughly answers all of my questions. She removed several chalazions/chalazia for me and made me as comfortable as possible during the process. Her assistant Chris is also incredibly friendly and helpful.” – Amin L.

“When I first arrived the front desk was very friendly and accommodating. Dr. Tarbet made me feel so comfortable and confident in her skills. I went in for my surgery two months ago and am as happy as can be with my results. Thank you Dr. Tarbet and staff.” – Anonymous

Outstanding Credentials

Invited Committee Member:
  • ACS Board of Regents Ethics Committee, ACS Committee on Young Surgeons, AACS Communications Committee, AACS Membership Committee.

Sharing Knowledge with Others

  • Clinical Associate Professor: University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Preceptor of Fellowship: ASOPRS Ophthalmic Facial Plastic Surgery Program
  • National Instructor and Lecturer / Invited International Presenter
  • Author of textbook chapters and scientific publications

Schedule a Consultation

To schedule a consultation with Kristin J. Tarbet, M.D., FACS, call 425-455-2131 for more information or fill out an online contact form and our office will be in touch with you. Dr. Tarbet serves Bellevue, Seattle, and surrounding areas in Washington.

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