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John A. Griffin, M.D.

About

Professional Statement

As a specialist in colon and rectal surgery, Dr. Griffin's practice is designed to meet the highest standards set by the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. His specific interests lie in the area of laparoscopic and robotic colon and rectal surgery for both benign and malignant diseases, but also include the diagnosis and management of proctologic diseases such as hemorrhoids, fissures, and abscesses. Colonoscopy and pelvic floor conditions are also a part of his practice. Dr. Griffin is a Fellow of the American Board of Surgery and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery. Dr. Griffin is married with two children and enjoys running, reading, racing, birding and chocolate.

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Education

Loma Linda University School of Medicine
medical school, 1997
Sound Shore Medical Center, NY Med College
residency, General Surgery, 2002
Colon and Rectal Clinic of Orlando
fellowship, Colon and Rectal Surgery, 2003

Board Certifications

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

Clinical Interests

  • Altemeier Procedure
  • Anal Abscess
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Dilation
  • Anal Dysplasia
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fissure Fistulectomy
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Fistula Repair
  • Anal Incontinence Surgery
  • Anal Itching
  • Anal Polyp
  • 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 Risk Reduction Surgery
  • Colectomy
  • Colitis
  • Colonic Polyps
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Disorders
  • Colorectal Malignancy
  • Colorectal Screening
  • Colostomy
  • Colovaginal Fistula
  • Condylomata Acuminata
  • Delorme Procedure
  • Diverticular Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulosis
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
  • 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
  • Hematochezia
  • 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
  • Low Anterior Resection
  • Malignant Carcinoid Tumor Of Colon
  • Malignant Carcinoid Tumor Of Rectum
  • Malignant Neoplasm Of Colon
  • Malignant Rectal Neoplasm
  • Megacolon
  • Megarectum
  • Metastatic Colon Cancer
  • Mile's Resection
  • Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery
  • Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery
  • Paracolostomy Hernia
  • Partial Colectomy
  • 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
  • Rectocele
  • 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 Rectocele
  • Repair Of Rectourethral Fistula
  • Repair Of Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Revision Of Colostomy
  • Robotic Colorectal Surgery
  • Seton Placement
  • Severe Dysplasia Of Rectum
  • Sigmoid Volvulus
  • Sigmoidectomy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Solesta
  • Sphincteroplasty
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Subtotal Colectomy
  • Surgical Treatment Of Ulcerative Colitis
  • Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Transrectal Drainage Of Pelvic Abscess
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Volvulus Of Colon
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Languages

  • English

Practice Locations

John A. Griffin practices at one location

Swedish Colon Rectal Clinic - First Hill
1101 Madison Street
Floor 5
Seattle, WA 98104
Affiliated Facilities
  • Swedish Edmonds
  • Swedish Issaquah
Medical Groups
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