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Elaine Y. Shao, MD

Accepting New Patients
Offers Video Visits
1124 Columbia Street, Suite 600
Seattle, WA 98104
2298.0 miles away
Medical Groups & Affiliations
Speaks: English

Swedish Organ Transplant and Liver Center

1124 Columbia Street, Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98104

About Elaine Y. Shao

As a transplant hepatologist, Dr. Shao specializes in the care of patients with liver diseases, cirrhosis, and liver transplants. She is also a gastroenterologist and performs upper endoscopies and colonoscopies. Her goal is to provide thorough, empathetic, and patient-centered care for all of her patients. It is important for her to develop trusting relationships with her patients in order to make individualized treatment plans targeted to each patient's unique goals. She believes in educating her patients so that they understand their diagnoses and are empowered to make important decisions about their health.


Barnes Jewish Hospital


Ohio State University

Medical School

East Carolina University

Professional Associations

Member American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases( AASLD)

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
Swedish Organ Transplant and Liver Center
1124 Columbia Street, Suite 600
Seattle, WA 98104

Swedish Gastroenterology - Edmonds
21600 Highway 99, Suite 230
Edmonds, WA 98026

Medical Groups & Affiliations

Affiliated Locations
Swedish First Hill

When she is not working, she enjoys traveling, reading, yoga, concerts, trying new restaurants, and spending time with family and friends.

Clinical Interests

  • Abnormal Liver Function Blood Test
  • Ascites
  • Autoimmune Hepatitis
  • Biliary Cirrhosis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy
  • Combined Transplant (Kidney-Liver)
  • End Stage Liver Disease
  • Endoscopy
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (Egd)
  • Fatty Liver
  • General Gi
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hepatic Cyst
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatobiliary Mass
  • Jaundice
  • Liver Abscess
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Disease
  • Liver Mass
  • Liver Transplant
  • Malignant Neoplasm Of Liver
  • Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non Alcoholic Steatohepatitis
  • Portal Hypertension
  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
  • Transplant Medicine
  • Virtual Care