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Jeffrey C. Ernst, M.D.

Pediatrician

Pediatrics

Accepting New Patients

About

Professional Statement

Dr. Jeffrey Ernst was born and raised in Olympia, Washington. His undergraduate years were spent at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma where he graduated Phi Kappa Phi and Cum Laude with a degree in Natural Science. Before medical school at the University of Washington, he served as an admission counselor at Whittier College in California. During medical school, he and his wife, Jennifer, traveled to Kenya, Africa for a medical mission to Tenwek Hospital. Residency in pediatrics was completed at the University of Washington and Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center. Their children Lindsey (1998), Preston (2002), and Whitney (2006) add much joy and exuberance to his life. Raising children has added immensely to his practice of pediatrics. He has truly enjoyed becoming more involved the leadership of our community by serving on the Medical Executive Committee at Seattle Children’s Hospital. Dr. Ernst prioritizes working collaboratively with families in his practice. He approaches every visit with compassion and thoroughness. Personal interests include biking, hiking, and piano playing.

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Accepts 30 Insurance Plans

Please contact the practice directly to confirm your health plan is accepted
  • Aetna US Healthcare Standard
  • Basic Health Plan
  • CAPP Care
  • Carpenters Trust
  • Cigna (all plans accepted)
  • Connecticut General
  • Department of Social and Health Services (zip code restrictions)
  • First Choice Health Network (all programs accepted)
  • Greatwest Healthcare (all programs accepted)
  • Healthy Options (Comm. Health) Plan of WA
  • Kitsap Physician Services (KPS Health Plans)
  • Labor and Industries
  • Medical Service of Eastern WA
  • Molina Healthcare (all programs accepted)
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • New York Life
  • Northwest Administrators
  • One Health Plan of WA
  • Options Healthcare
  • PacifiCare
  • Premera Blue Cross Federal
  • Regence Blue Shield Standard Indemnity
  • Retail Clerks
  • Skagit County Medical Bureau
  • Teamsters
  • Uniform Medical Plan
  • United Healthcare PPO
  • United of Omaha
  • Whatcom County Medical
  • Zenith Administrators
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Education

University of Washington, WA
medical school
Childrens Hospital and Regional Medical Center, WA
residency
University of Washington, WA
residency

Clinical Interests

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Weight Loss
  • Abrasion
  • Acne
  • Allergic Contact Dermatitis
  • Allergic Urticaria
  • Anal Itching
  • Anemia
  • Angioma
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sports Injury
  • Anxiety
  • Arm Injury
  • Arm Pain
  • Back Muscle Injury
  • Back Pain
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Birth Control Counseling
  • Birthmark
  • Blister
  • Blood In Stool
  • Body Dysmorphic Disorder
  • Brain Concussion
  • Breast Discharge
  • Burns
  • Camp Physicals
  • Candidiasis
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Cellulitis Of Buttock
  • Cellulitis Of Neck
  • Cellulitis Of Trunk
  • Childhood Obesity
  • Childhood-Onset Fluency Disorder
  • Chlamydia
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Cold Sore
  • Concussion
  • Concussion Testing
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Cradle Cap
  • Depressed Mood
  • Depression
  • Dermatitis
  • Developmental Assessment
  • Diaper Rash
  • Diarrhea
  • Dry Scalp
  • Dry Skin
  • Ear Infections
  • Eating Disorders
  • Eczema Herpeticum
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Encopresis
  • Erythema Marginatum
  • Feeding Problems
  • Fever
  • Fever Of Unknown Origin
  • Fever With Chills
  • First Degree Burns
  • Folliculitis
  • Food Allergy
  • Food Intolerances
  • Foot Injury - Sports Related
  • Foot Pain
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease In Infancy
  • Geographic Tongue
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Failure
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hamstring Injury
  • Herpetic Whitlow
  • Hip Pain
  • Hyperbilirubinemia
  • Immunizations
  • Impetigo
  • Infection Of Kidney
  • Influenza
  • Injury Of Muscle
  • Irregular Menstruation
  • Irritability
  • Itching
  • Jaundice
  • Joint Sprain
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Labial Adhesions
  • Lazy Eye
  • Learning Disability
  • Leg Injury
  • Leg Pain
  • Lethargy
  • Lice
  • Ligament Injury
  • Malaise And Fatigue
  • Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
  • Mmr Vaccine
  • Mood Symptoms
  • Mumps
  • Muscle Cramps
  • Muscle Strain
  • Muscle Tears
  • Mycoplasma
  • Nausea
  • Neck Muscle Injury
  • Neonatal Acne
  • Nevus
  • Newborn Care
  • Newborn Feeding Problems
  • Night Sweats
  • Nightmares
  • Norovirus
  • Nutrition And Supplement Issues
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Otalgia
  • Overuse Injury
  • Painful Periods
  • Patellofemoral Syndrome
  • Perioral Dermatitis
  • Persistent Vomiting
  • Pertussis
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pityriasis
  • Plantar Wart
  • Pneumonia
  • Poison Ivy
  • Psoriasis
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Right Lower Quadrant Pain
  • Running Injury
  • Scab
  • Scaly Skin
  • Scarlet Fever
  • School Anxiety
  • School Physical
  • Seasonal Allergies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Secondary Enuresis
  • Sensitive Skin
  • Sever's Disease
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Shin Splints
  • Shoulder Injury
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Skin Conditions
  • Skin Tag
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep Terrors
  • Snoring
  • Sore Throat
  • Sports Injury
  • Sports Physical
  • Sprain
  • Staphylococcus
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Stomach Pain
  • Stool Changes
  • Strawberry Mark
  • Strep Throat
  • Streptococcus
  • Substance Abuse
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
  • Sunburn
  • Syncope
  • Teething
  • Tinea
  • Tinea Capitis
  • Tinea Corporis
  • Tinea Cruris
  • Tinea Pedis
  • Tongue Sores
  • Travel Medicine
  • Traveler's Diarrhea
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Urticaria
  • Viral Exanthem
  • Vomiting
  • Warts
  • Weight Problem
  • Well Child Exam
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain
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Personal Interests

Spending quality and quantity time with my wonderful wife and two children is my most important avocation. Physical, emotional and spiritual health in my life is the starting point for being able to care adequately for others.
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Languages

  • English

Practice Locations

Jeffrey C. Ernst practices at one location

Richmond Pediatrics
357 Northwest Richmond Beach Road
Shoreline, WA 98177
Affiliated Facilities
  • Swedish Cherry Hill
  • Swedish Edmonds
  • Swedish First Hill