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E. Patchen Dellinger, MD

Dr. Dellinger is a surgeon who treats gastrointestinal cancers.

Patient Care Philosophy:

I hope to have my patients understand the nature of their illness and the options available for treatment sufficiently to be full and effective partners in their treatment.

Dr. Dellinger's Resume


  • Professor and Chief, Surgery Department, University of Washington School of Medicine

Clinical Expertise

General and laparoscopic surgery; gastrointestinal surgery including pancreatic and biliary diseases, inflammatory bowel disease, and colorectal cancers; difficult and recurrent hernias; surgical infectious diseases; surgical critical care; bariatric surgery

Education And Training

  • Harvard Medical School, 1970
  • Residency: Beth Israel Hosp.(Boston) Harvard Medical School-Surgery, 1971-1973 & 1975-1976
  • Fellowship: Tufts University School of Medicine Infectious Diseases, 1973-1975

More Information

  • Dr. Dellinger was recognized as a 2013 "Top Doctor" in Seattle Met magazine's annual survey.