Dorcas McLennan
Dorcas A. McLennan, M.D.

Dorcas A. McLennan, M.D.

Dorcas A. McLennan, M.D.
Specialty

Gynecology, OB/GYN Physician, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Clinical Interests / Special Procedures Performed

Abnormal Pap Smears, Abnormal Uterine Bleeding, Adolescent Gynecology, Bladder Problems, Cervical Polyps, Colposcopy, Contraception, Dilatation & Curettage (D & C), Endometrial Bx & Aspiration, Endometriosis, Fibroids, Genital Warts, Gestational Trophoblastic Disease, Gynecologic Pathology, Gynecological Surgery, Hormonal Problems/Imbalances, Hysterectomy, Hysteroscopic Ablation, Hysteroscopy, Incontinence (Female), IUD Insertion, Laparoscopic Surgery, Loop Electrical Excisional Procedure, Menopause, Menstrual Disorders, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Multiple Pregnancy, Obstetrics, Ovarian Cyst Removal, Pelvic Exams, Pelvic Floor Problems, Post-Menopause, Preconception Counseling, Pre-Menstrual Syndrome, Rectocele, Roller-ball procedure, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Sterilization, Urinary Tract Infections, Vaginal Hysterectomy, Vaginal Surgery, Vulvar Disease

  • Accepting Children: No
  • Accepting New Patients: Yes
  • Accepting Medicare: Yes
  • Accepting Medicaid/DSHS: Yes
Insurance Accepted:

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Additional Information:

Dr. McLennan was voted "Top Doctors" in Seattle Metropolitan Magazine.

Nearly 4,000 physicians, nurses and physician assistants in King, Kitsap and Snohomish counties nominated colleagues they would choose to treat themselves and their loved ones.

Personal Interests

Travel with an emphasis on cultural experiences and also on active vacations keeps me going. Bicycling, kayaking and the occasional scuba trip are highlights. My current reading interest is in global healthcare challenges that women face in the world aro

Medical School

University of Washington

Residency

University of Washington, University of New Mexico

Board Certifications

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Additional Information:

Dr. McLennan was voted "Top Doctors" in Seattle Metropolitan Magazine.

Nearly 4,000 physicians, nurses and physician assistants in King, Kitsap and Snohomish counties nominated colleagues they would choose to treat themselves and their loved ones.

Getting healthy for pregnancy

It’s a new year and whether you are planning to start a family or expecting a return visit from the stork, it is a good idea to prepare for pregnancy. Although pregnancy is a natural process, we often have patients ask how they can best prepare their bodies for one of life’s greatest journeys.

Below are answers to a few common questions that I often receive from my patients:


What if I am taking birth control?

Depending on the type you use, you may want to stop birth control a few months in advance of planned conception. Birth control suppresses ovulation and impacts fertility. The good news is the affects of birth control do not last long. For example, we recommend that women finish a pack of birth control pills, have their next menstrual cycle and then go through one additional full cycle before attempting to conceive. During this time, it is important to use a barrier method of contraception (condoms) if you plan to engage in sexual intercourse.

An IUD (Intrauterine Device) can thin the lining of the uterus. I recommend that patients with an IUD ....
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Offices

Swedish OB/GYN Ballard
5350 Tallman Ave. N.W.
Tallman Building, Suite 420
Seattle, WA 98107
Phone: 206-781-6161
Fax: 206-781-6208
Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5 p.m.

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