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James S. Walsh, MD

Primary Care Physician
Languages: English
Accepting New Patients
Education
Institution
Type
Field of Study
SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Medical School
Montefiore Medical Center
Residency
Family Medicine
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Addiction Medicine, Addiction Medicine
Services
Clinical Interests
  • abdominal cerclage
  • abdominal cramps
  • abnormal pap
  • abnormal uterine bleeding
  • abortion
  • abortion information
  • addiction recovery
  • alcohol cessation
  • alcohol dependency
  • alcohol withdrawal
  • amenorrhea
  • anemia of pregnancy
  • annual gynecological examination
  • anovulation
  • anovulatory bleeding
  • asymptomatic bacturia
  • atrophic vaginitis
  • atypical glandular cells of undetermined significance
  • atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance pap smear
  • bacterial vaginosis
  • bartholin's cyst
  • benign breast lump
  • bicornuate uterus
  • birth control
  • bladder prolapse
  • bladder training
  • breast examination
  • breast lump
  • candidiasis of vagina
  • cervical biopsy
  • cervical conization
  • cervical dysplasia
  • cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
  • cervical polyp
  • chlamydia-female only
  • chorionic villus sampling
  • colposcopy
  • condylomata acuminata
  • cryosurgery of cervix
  • cystitis
  • cystocele
  • delayed menarche
  • delayed puberty
  • dermoid cyst
  • detrusor instability
  • diabetes in pregnancy
  • diabetic and newly pregnant
  • dilation and curettage
  • drug cessation
  • drug dependence
  • drug withdrawal
  • dyspareunia
  • dysuria
  • ectopic pregnancy
  • endometrial ablation
  • endometrial biopsy
  • endometrial hyperplasia
  • endometrioma
  • endometriosis
  • endometritis
  • enterocele
  • essure contraceptive
  • fallopian tube disorders
  • female anorgasmia
  • female genital problems
  • fibroid removal
  • fibroids
  • follicular cyst of ovary
  • galactocele
  • gambling
  • genital herpes, female
  • heroin addiction
  • hormone replacement therapy
  • hot flashes
  • human papilloma virus
  • hydatiform mole
  • hyperemesis
  • hysterectomy
  • hysteroscopy
  • imperforate hymen
  • implanon
  • incomplete abortion
  • incomplete emptying of bladder
  • incomplete uterovaginal prolapse
  • increased frequency of micturition
  • intrauterine device
  • irregular menstruation
  • labial adhesions
  • laceration of vagina
  • laparoscopic hysterectomy
  • laparoscopic lysis of peritoneal adhesions
  • laparoscopy
  • leiomyoma
  • lichen sclerosis
  • mastodynia
  • menometrorrhagia
  • menopause
  • menorrhagia
  • missed abortion
  • missed periods
  • nexplanon
  • nicotine addiction
  • oligomenorrhea
  • operations on cul-de-sac
  • opiate addiction
  • oral contraceptive counseling
  • ovarian cyst
  • ovarian failure
  • ovarian mass
  • ovarian torsion
  • overflow incontinence of urine
  • painful periods
  • pap smear
  • paratubal cyst
  • partial hysterectomy
  • pelvic abscess
  • pelvic adhesions
  • pelvic floor dysfunction
  • pelvic floor exercise
  • pelvic inflammatory disease
  • pelvic lymphadenectomy
  • pelvic mass
  • pelvic organ prolapse
  • pelvic pain
  • pelvic varicose veins
  • perimenopause
  • perinatal mental health
  • permanent sterilization
  • pessary
  • placental disorders
  • polycystic ovary syndrome
  • post partum check-up
  • post partum mastitis
  • postcoital bleeding
  • postmenopausal bleeding
  • preconception counseling
  • preeclampsia
  • pregnancy
  • pregnancy counseling
  • premature adrenarche
  • premature ovarian failure
  • premenstrual syndrome
  • prenatal care
  • prenatal testing
  • preterm premature rupture of membranes
  • primary amenorrhea
  • prophylactic oophorectomy
  • recurrent urinary tract infection
  • routine gynecological care
  • salpingo-oophoritis
  • selective estrogen receptor modulation
  • septate uterus
  • sexual dysfunction
  • sexually transmitted diseases
  • spontaneous abortion
  • squamous intraepithelial neoplasia
  • suboxone therapy
  • substance dependence
  • surgical sterilization
  • tobacco use cessation
  • tubal ligation
  • tubal ligation reversal
  • tubo-ovarian abscess
  • unicorneate uterus
  • urge incontinence
  • urinary retention
  • urinary stress incontinence
  • urinary tract infection
  • urinary urgency
  • uterine abnormality
  • uterine bleeding
  • uterine fibroid embolization counseling
  • uterine lining removal
  • uterine myoma
  • uterine polyp
  • uterine prolapse
  • uterine surgery
  • uterovaginal prolapse
  • vaginal abscess
  • vaginal atrophy
  • vaginal biopsy
  • vaginal birth after caesarean section
  • vaginal bleeding
  • vaginal bleeding after hysterectomy
  • vaginal candidiasis
  • vaginal discharge
  • vaginal dryness
  • vaginal hysterectomy
  • vaginal infections
  • vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia
  • vaginal irritation
  • vaginismus
  • vaginitis
  • vasomotor symptoms
  • vulvar abscess
  • vulvar disease
  • vulvar dysplasia
  • vulvar vestibulitis
  • vulvodynia
  • vulvovaginitis
  • water birth
  • water birth information
  • women's health
Blog Posts
By: James Steven Walsh, MD
Monday, May 22, 2017
VideoWomenAlcohol200

More women are binge drinking, and more are becoming addicted to alcohol. It can be scary to lose control of how much you drink, but starting a conversation with someone you trust can be the first step to getting help. And if you think a friend or loved one as a drinking problem, there are effective ways to express concern.

Research

I trained in family medicine in New York and was a primary care provider at a community health center for seven years. I completed fellowship programs in addiction medicine and hgh risk pregnancy at the Swedish Medical Center and am proud to be the medical director of Addiction Recovery Service.

I enjoy the honesty that patients show in sharing thier stories. I am enthusiastic to help patients with medications whenever possible but also appreciate the opportunity to help them find their own strengths and insights.

At the Swedish Addiction Recovery Service we offer inpatient treatment of alcohol and drug withdrawal, hospital based rehabilitation for pregnant women with substance use problems and outpatient medication management of chemical dependence. We work with patients using medical and behavioral treatments to help patients maintain sobriety and meet their life goals. We partner with other services in the community to help our patients obtain all the supports they need to be successful in their recovery.  Patients can call 208-781-6048 to speak to one of our counselors and arrange admission to the inpatient unit or reach our outpatient clinic at 206-320-7288.

At the OB Outreach Prenatal Clinc, located in the Cherry Hill Family Medicine Residency, we provide prenatal care focused on the needs of women affected by addiction.  For more information call 206-320-2999 or see our information online at http:\\oboutreach.org

 

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Swedish Family Medicine - Cherry Hill
550 16th Avenue Suite 100
Seattle, WA 98122
206-320-4568
Swedish Addiction Recovery Services - Ballard Outpatient
5300 Tallman Avenue Northwest
Seattle, WA 98107
Affiliated Facilities
Swedish Cherry Hill
Swedish First Hill