Dr. Patricia Shigihara was born and raised in Seattle, Washington. She attended the University of Washington and received her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy in 1975. Continuing on with her education, she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery in 1983 and has since been practicing general dentistry in the Puget Sound area.
Currently, Dr. Shigihara is a member of the American Dental Association, the Washington Dental Association, the Seattle-King County Dental Association, and the Northwest Asian-American Dental Seminar. She is also a past member of the Dental Quality Assurance Commission for Washington State, where she participated in licensing exams and reviewed disciplinary cases involving dentists in Washington State.
"Dr. Pat" loves gardening and frequently fills her office with beautiful flowers from her garden. She also enjoys cooking...especially baking and is a big Seattle Storm fan.