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David J. Patterson, M.D.

About

Professional Statement

Dr. David J Patterson is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Seattle, Washington. He graduated with honors in 1976. Having more than 42 years of diverse experiences, especially in GASTROENTEROLOGY, INTERNAL MEDICINE, Dr. David J Patterson affiliates with many hospitals including Swedish Medical Center, Swedish Issaquah, Swedish Medical Center / Cherry Hill, Swedish Edmonds Hospital, Multicare Good Samaritan Hospital, and cooperates with other doctors and specialists in medical group Swedish Health Services.

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Accepts 43 Insurance Plans

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  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Aetna PPO
  • Amerigroup Amerivantage Dual Coordination
  • Amerigroup Amerivantage HMO
  • Amerigroup Medicaid (Apple Health/Healthy Options/CHIP)
  • Beacon Health Options PPO (Behavioral Health)
  • CHPW Medicaid (Apple Health/Healthy Options/CHIP)
  • CHPW Medicare Advantage
  • Cigna Behavioral Health
  • Cigna PPO
  • Coordinated Care Ambetter HMO
  • Coordinated Care Medicaid (Apple Health/Healthy Options/CHIP)
  • Coventry/First Health PPO
  • First Choice PPO
  • HealthSmart (Interplan) PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage
  • Humana PPO
  • Kaiser (Contract Limitations)
  • Medicaid of Washington
  • Medicare
  • Molina Exchange HMO
  • Molina Medicaid (Apple Health/Healthy Options/CHIP)
  • Molina Medicare Advantage
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Optum
  • PacMed USFHP
  • Premera Heritage
  • Premera Heritage Signature
  • Premera Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Providence Health Plan Medicare Advantage
  • Regence MedAdvantage PPO
  • Regence PPO
  • TRICARE
  • Triwest VAPC3/Choice Card
  • United Behavioral Health Medicaid
  • United Behavioral Health Medicare Advantage
  • United Behavioral Health PPO
  • United HealthCare HMO
  • United HealthCare Medicaid (Apple Health/Healthy Options/CHIP)
  • United HealthCare Medicare Advantage
  • United HealthCare PPO
  • Workers' Compensation (L&I)
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Education

University of Auckland Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences
medical school
University of Auckland, New Zealand
residency
Baylor College of Medicine
fellowship

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine
Gastroenterology
American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine

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
  • Constipation
  • Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome
  • Cystic Fibrosis - Gi Complications
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticular Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulosis
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Elevated Amylase
  • 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
  • Malabsorption
  • Manometry
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Megacolon
  • Megarectum
  • Melena
  • Motility Disorders
  • 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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Languages

  • English

Practice Locations

David J. Patterson practices at two locations

Affiliated Facilities
  • Swedish Cherry Hill
  • Swedish First Hill
  • Swedish Issaquah
Medical Groups
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