Kristin J. Tarbet, M.D., FACS

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

Bellevue’s Top Female Plastic Surgeon

Kristin Tarbet FACS, an esteemed expert in the field of plastic surgery. With triple board certifications and over 30 years of experience, she specializes in oculoplastic surgery, bringing a meticulous approach to eye-related procedures. As a clinical professor and preceptor at prestigious institutions like Mayo Clinic and the University of Washington, Dr. Tarbet’s leadership extends to fellowship training. Her commitment to innovation is evident through her participation in clinical trials, solidifying her national expertise. Her impressive board certifications include the American Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, and the American Board of Ophthalmology. Trust your face to the hands of a dedicated professional who is passionate about helping you achieve your goals.

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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

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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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