Karlee J. Ausk, MD

Accepting New Patients
Offers Video Visits
1221 Madison Street, Suite 1220
Seattle, WA 98104
2298.0 miles away
Medical Groups & Affiliations
Speaks: English

Swedish Gastroenterology - First Hill

1221 Madison Street, Suite 1220, Seattle, WA 98104

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About Karlee J. Ausk

Dr. Ausk attended medical school at the University of Washington, where she also completed Internal Medicine residency, chief residency, and fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology. She is the associate director of the Swedish IBD Center, providing multidisciplinary and integrated care for patients with inflammatory bowel diseases such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Dr. Ausk believes that healthcare providers have the privilege of accompanying patients and their families through the often-stressful times brought on by an illness. She strives to guide patients in making healthcare decisions considering the best evidence available tailored to their individual story.


Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Washington


Internal Medicine, University of Washington

Medical School

University of Washington School of Medicine

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
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1221 Madison Street, Suite 1220
Seattle, WA 98104

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Medical Groups & Affiliations

Affiliated Locations
Swedish Cherry Hill
Swedish First Hill

When not at work, Dr. Ausk is usually spending time with her husband and two young children. She also enjoys cooking, dining out, running, reading, and attending Husky sporting events.

Clinical Interests

  • Biologic Therapy For Gastrointestinal (Gi) Diseases
  • Blood In Stool
  • Bright Red Blood Per Rectum
  • Colitis
  • Colonic Polyps
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Screening
  • Endoscopy
  • Hematochezia
  • Ileitis
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Polyps
  • Proctosigmoidoscopy
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Polyp
  • Ulcerative Colitis