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Darren R. Pollock, M.D.

About

Professional Statement

Dr. Pollock specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the colon, rectum and anus with an emphasis on the surgical management of benign and malignant disease. His primary interests include minimally invasive colon and rectal cancer surgery through laparoscopic and transanal approaches, inflammatory bowel disease, anorectal disease and colonoscopy. He is a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons and in the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. He believes in patient education and communication to give personalized care. Married with two children, Dr. Pollock enjoys cooking, physical fitness and travel.

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Education

University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine
University of Texas Southwestern Parkland Memorial Hospital
residency, General Surgery
University of Texas Medical School of Houston
fellowship, Colon and Rectal Surgery

Board Certifications

American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon and Rectal Surgery
American Board of Surgery
Surgery, General

Clinical Interests

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Altemeier Procedure
  • Anal Abscess
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Cerclage
  • Anal Dilation
  • Anal Dysplasia
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Fistula Repair
  • Anal Incontinence Surgery
  • Anal Pain
  • Anal Polyp
  • Anal Spasm
  • Anal Sphincterotomy
  • Anal Stenosis
  • Anal Ulcer
  • Anal Warts
  • Anorectal Abnormalities
  • Anorectal Cancer
  • Anorectal Disease
  • Anorectal Myectomy
  • Anoscopy
  • Appendiceal Carcinoid
  • Appendix Cancer
  • Benign Carcinoid Of Colon
  • Benign Carcinoid Tumor Of Rectum
  • Benign Carcinoid Tumor Of Small Bowel
  • Benign Neoplasm Of Colon
  • Bladder Fistula
  • Bleeding Hemorrhoids
  • Blood In Stool
  • Bowel Resection
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Of Ge Junction
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Carcinoid Of Stomach
  • Colectomy
  • Colitis
  • Colonic Polyps
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Malignancy
  • Colorectal Screening
  • Colostomy
  • Colovaginal Fistula
  • Condylomata Acuminata
  • Constipation
  • Cryoablation
  • Cystadenoma Of Pancreas
  • Cytoreduction Surgery
  • Delorme Procedure
  • Diverticular Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulosis
  • Enterovesical Fistula
  • Excision Of External Hemorrhoidal Tags And Papillae
  • Excision Single External Papilla Or Tag Anus
  • Familial Polyposis
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Fissurectomy
  • Foreign Body In Anus And Rectum
  • Foreign Body In Intestine And Colon
  • Gastrin Secreting Tumor Of Pancreas
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor
  • Genital Warts
  • Hematochezia
  • Hematuria
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoidopexy Stapling
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hemorrhoids With Complications
  • Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer
  • Idiopathic Megacolon
  • Ileitis
  • Ileo-Anal Anastomosis
  • Ileo-Colonic Fistula
  • Ileoscopy
  • Ileostomy
  • Incision And Drainage Of Deep Pelvirectal Abscess
  • Incision And Drainage Of Perianal Abscess
  • Incision Of Anal Septum
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection Of The Rectum
  • Laparoscopic Anterior Resection
  • Laparoscopic Cecectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Rectal Prolapse Repair
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy
  • Laparoscopy
  • Leiomyosarcoma
  • Liposarcoma
  • Low Anterior Resection
  • Malignant Carcinoid Tumor Of Colon
  • Malignant Carcinoid Tumor Of Rectum
  • Malignant Neoplasm Of Colon
  • Malignant Neoplasm Of Liver
  • Malignant Rectal Neoplasm
  • Megacolon
  • Megarectum
  • Melanoma On Ear
  • Melanoma On Face
  • Metastatic Colon Cancer
  • Myxofibrosarcoma
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Obstipation
  • Paracolostomy Hernia
  • Parastomal Hernia
  • Partial Colectomy
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Pelvic Mass
  • Perianal Haematoma
  • Peridiverticular Abscess
  • Personal History Of Colonic Polyps
  • Pilonidal Cyst
  • Polypectomy
  • Proctectomy
  • Proctitis
  • Proctocolectomy
  • Proctoplasty For Stenosis
  • Proctosigmoidoscopy
  • Prolapse Colostomy
  • Pseudopolyposis Of Colon
  • Radiation Proctitis
  • Rectal Abscess
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Fistula
  • Rectal Hemorrhage
  • Rectal Pain
  • Rectal Polyp
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Rectourethral Fistula
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Recurrent Colorectal Cancer
  • Refashioning Of Colostomy
  • Removal Anal Seton Marker
  • Repair Anal Fistula
  • Repair Of Anal Fistula With Fibrin Glue
  • Repair Of Paracolostomy Hernia
  • Repair Of Rectal Prolapse
  • Repair Of Rectourethral Fistula
  • Repair Of Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Revision Of Colostomy
  • Seton Placement
  • Severe Dysplasia Of Rectum
  • Sigmoid Volvulus
  • Sigmoidectomy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Solesta
  • Sphincteroplasty
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Staging Laparotomy
  • Stromal Tumor Of Intestine
  • Subtotal Colectomy
  • Surgical Staging
  • Surgical Treatment Of Ulcerative Colitis
  • Tenesmus
  • Transrectal Drainage Of Pelvic Abscess
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Volvulus Of Colon
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Personal Interests

cooking, physical fitness
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Professional Associations

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons and American College of Surgeons
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Languages

  • English

Practice Locations

Darren R. Pollock practices at two locations

Swedish Colon Rectal Clinic - First Hill
1101 Madison Street
Floor 5
Seattle, WA 98104
Swedish Colon & Rectal Clinic - Issaquah
751 Northeast Blakely Drive
Suite 4535
Issaquah, WA 98029
Affiliated Facilities
  • Swedish Cherry Hill
  • Swedish Edmonds
  • Swedish First Hill
  • Swedish Issaquah
Medical Groups
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