Swedish Opens New OB/GYN Clinic in Ballard

Swedish Opens New OB/GYN Clinic in Ballard

SEATTLE, Dec. 3, 2009 – Swedish, the largest, most comprehensive nonprofit health-care provider in the Greater Seattle area, recently opened a new clinic in Ballard dedicated to obstetrical and gynecological care.

Swedish OB/GYN Specialists provides a complete range of obstetrical and gynecological services for women through all stages of their lives – from adolescence to menopause. Services and surgical specialties available at the clinic include:

  • Obstetrical care (low- and high-risk pregnancies)
  • Gynecology
  • Routine well-woman care
  • Family planning and contraceptive options
  • Preventive health screening
  • Fibroid evaluation and treatment
  • Initial infertility evaluation
  • Hysterectomy and alternatives
  • Abnormal bleeding treatment
  • Endometriosis care
  • Incontinence
  • Colposcopy/LEEP
  • Minimally invasive surgery

The practice is staffed by two experienced board-certified physicians:

Dorcas (Dori) McLennan, M.D., has been caring for women in Washington state for nearly 20 years and has been voted by her peers as one of Seattle's ‘Top Doctors' three different times. She earned her medical degree from the University of Washington (U.W.) and completed residencies at the University of New Mexico and the U.W. She is fluent in Portuguese and speaks conversational Spanish.

Zachary Pollack, M.D., provides a complete range of services with special interests in minimally invasive and incontinence surgery. He earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and completed his residency at the University of California San Francisco at Fresno. He speaks intermediate medical and conversational Spanish.

Swedish OB/GYN Specialists is located in the Ballard Professional Plaza at 1801 N.W. Market St., Suite 207 on the Swedish/Ballard campus. It is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

To make an appointment, call 206-781-6161. For more information, visit www.swedish.org/obgynspecialists

About Swedish

Swedish is the largest, most comprehensive nonprofit health provider in the Greater Seattle area. It is comprised of three hospital campuses – First Hill, Cherry Hill and Ballard – a freestanding emergency department and ambulatory care center in Issaquah, Swedish Visiting Nurse Services, and the Swedish Physician Division – a network of more than 40 primary-care and specialty clinics, including five in east King County. It has also broken ground on a new medical campus in the Issaquah Highlands, which will eventually include a comprehensive ambulatory care center, five-story medical office building, and 175-bed acute-care community hospital. In addition to general medical and surgical care, Swedish is known as a regional referral center, providing specialized treatment in areas such as cardiovascular care, cancer care, neuroscience, orthopedics, high-risk obstetrics, pediatrics, organ transplantation and clinical research. For more information, visit www.swedish.org.

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