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Desiree R. Connelly, CNM

About

Professional Statement

Desiree values each woman’s strengths and respects that everyone has individual needs. She believes excellent care begins with listening to women and she strives to provide up to date information in order to empower women to make decisions about their health. She loves to support and encourage women in labor, reminding them that this is a normal and healthy process and the body knows what to do. Desiree lives in Bellevue with her husband and children. She enjoys hiking, cooking, gardening and pilates.

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Accepts 46 Insurance Plans

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  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Aetna PPO/POS
  • Aetna Whole Health - Polyclinic
  • Aetna Whole Health - Providence Swedish
  • Aetna Whole Health - Puget Sound
  • Amerigroup Amerivantage Dual Coordination
  • Amerigroup Amerivantage HMO
  • Amerigroup Medicaid (Apple Health/Healthy Options/CHIP)
  • Bluecross/Blueshield Bluecard PPO
  • CHPW Medicaid (Apple Health/Healthy Options/CHIP)
  • Cigna Behavioral Health
  • Cigna/Greatwest Healthcare PPO
  • Coordinated Care Ambetter Exchange HMO
  • Coordinated Care Medicaid (Apple Health/Healthy Options/CHIP)
  • Coventry/First Health PPO
  • First Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage
  • Humana PPO
  • Kaiser (Contract Limitations)
  • LifeWise Connect Exchange
  • LifeWise PPO
  • Medicaid of Washington
  • Medicare
  • Molina Marketplace Exchange HMO
  • Molina Medicaid (Apple Health/Healthy Options/CHIP)
  • Molina Medicare Advantage
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Optum/Optum Behavioral Health
  • PacMed USFHP
  • Premera Heritage
  • Premera Heritage Signature
  • Premera Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS) PPO
  • 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 AARP HMO
  • United HealthCare Medicare Advantage
  • United HealthCare PPO
  • Workers' Compensation (L&I)
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Education

University of Illinois
medical school, 2007

Board Certifications

American Midwifery Certification Board
Certified Nurse Midwife

Clinical Interests

  • Annual Gynecological Examination
  • Antepartum And Postpartum Care
  • Lactation Disorders
  • Lactation Support
  • Postpartum Care
  • Pregnancy
  • Prenatal Care
  • Reproductive Health / Contraception
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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Languages

  • English

Practice Locations

Desiree R. Connelly practices at one location

Affiliated Facilities
  • Swedish Issaquah
Medical Groups
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