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Darik K. Taniguchi, M.D.

Gastroenterologist

Gastroenterology

About

Accepts 79 Insurance Plans

Please contact the practice directly to confirm your health plan is accepted
  • AARP (American Association of Retired Persons) (all programs accepted)
  • Aetna Basic Health Plan
  • Americas Health Plan
  • Amerigroup Washington Apple Health
  • Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer PPO
  • Apple Health (Medicaid Fee-for-Service, PC zip code restrictions)
  • Asuris
  • Basic Health Plan
  • BCE Emergis
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Carpenters Trust
  • Childrens Health Program (CHIP)
  • Cigna (Behaviorial Health)
  • Community Health Plan of Washington (all programs accepted)
  • Connecticut General
  • Coordinated Care Health Options
  • CoreSource
  • CorVel Disability Management PPO
  • Coventry/First Health (most products accepted)
  • Crime Victims Compensation
  • Department of Social and Health Services (zip code restrictions)
  • Equicor
  • First Choice Health Network HMO
  • Greatwest Healthcare (all programs accepted)
  • Group Health Cooperative (by referral)
  • Guardian
  • Health Management Network
  • Health Net Federal Services (CHAMPUS)
  • Healthsmart
  • Healthy Options Molina
  • Healthy Options (Comm. Health) Plan of WA
  • Holland American Cruise Lines
  • Humana Choice
  • ILWU-PMA (Longshoremen)
  • Indian Health Services
  • Interplan
  • John Alden
  • Johnston & Culbertson
  • King County
  • Kitsap Physician Services (KPS Health Plans)
  • Labor and Industries Washington
  • LifeWise Health Plan of Washington LifeWise Preferred
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan
  • Med Advantage
  • Medicaid (zip code restrictions)
  • Medicare (by referral only)
  • Metropolitan Life
  • Molina Healthcare Washington Apple Health
  • Multiplan/PHCS (all programs accepted)
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Northwest Administrators
  • NorthwestOne
  • Options Healthcare
  • Pacific Medical Centers
  • PacifiCare Point of Service
  • Physicians Mutual Insurance
  • PPONext (Concentra)
  • Premera Blue Cross Heritage Plus 1
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)/Multiplan PPO
  • Providence Health Plan Preferred
  • Regence Blue Shield Federal Employee Program
  • Self-Insured Workers Compensation
  • StayWell Insurance Guam
  • Sterling Insurance
  • Teamsters
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • TRICARE Prime (PC zip code restrictions)
  • Uniform Medical Plan
  • United Healthcare Choice
  • United Healthcare West FKA Pacificare (Not Medicare)
  • Veterans Affairs (authorization required)
  • Vision Service Plan
  • Washington Apple Health (Medicaid Fee-for-Service, DCHS and HCA)
  • Washington Basic Health Plan
  • Washington Healthcare Authority
  • Wellpoint (all programs accepted)
  • Workers Compensation Federal
  • Zenith Administrators
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Education

University of Washington School of Medicine
medical school, 1988
University of Washington School of Medicine
residency

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine
Gastroenterology

Clinical Interests

  • Abnormal Amylase
  • Abnormal Bowel Movement
  • Abnormal Liver Function
  • Abnormal Stool
  • Allergic Colitis
  • Allergic Esophagitis
  • Allergic Gastroenteritis
  • Altered Bowel Habits
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Pain
  • Anal Polyp
  • Anal Spasm
  • Anal Stenosis
  • Anal Ulcer
  • Anorectal Disease
  • Anorexia
  • Appetite Loss
  • Autoimmune Enteropathy
  • Barretts Esophagus
  • Biologic Therapy For Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Bleeding Hemorrhoids
  • Blood In Stool
  • Bright Red Blood Per Rectum
  • Celiac Disease
  • Choking Sensation
  • Cholangitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Chronic Diarrhea
  • Clostridium Difficile
  • Colic
  • Colitis
  • Colonic Polyps
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Screening
  • Constipation
  • Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome
  • Cystic Fibrosis - Gi Complications
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticular Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulosis
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Elevated Amylase
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
  • Endoscopy
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Esophageal Disorder
  • Esophageal Mass
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophagitis
  • Feeding Problems
  • Flatulence
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Gallbladder Polyp
  • Gastric Anomaly
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gluten Sensitivity
  • Graft Versus Host Disease
  • Helicobacter Pylori
  • Helminthiasis
  • Hematemesis
  • Hematochezia
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hemorrhoids With Complications
  • Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hirschsprungs Disease
  • Hydrops Of Gallbladder
  • Idiopathic Megacolon
  • Ileitis
  • Ileoscopy
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Intussusception
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Malabsorption
  • Malignant Neoplasm Of Colon
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Megacolon
  • Megarectum
  • Melena
  • Nausea
  • Odynophagia
  • Pancreatic Insufficiency
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Polyposis Syndrome
  • Polyps
  • Proctosigmoidoscopy
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Fistula
  • Rectal Hemorrhage
  • Rectal Pain
  • Rectal Polyp
  • Regional Enteritis
  • Right Lower Quadrant Pain
  • Right Upper Quadrant Pain
  • Short Bowel Syndrome
  • Small Bowel Disease
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Stomach Pain
  • Swallowing Problem
  • Tenesmus
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Whipple Disease
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Personal Interests

I like to travel with my family and enjoy reading novels and eating good food.
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Languages

  • English

Practice Locations

Darik K. Taniguchi practices at one location

Seattle Gastroenterology Northgate
11027 Meridian Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98133
Affiliated Facilities
  • Swedish Cherry Hill
  • Swedish First Hill