Dr. Alexandra Read, MD

Dr. Alexandra Read, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 70
Dr. Alexandra Read, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Seattle, WA and has been practicing for 32 years. She graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in gastroenterology and hepatology.Read her story

11027 Meridian Ave N Ste 100

Seattle, WA 98133

Contact Information

(206) 365-4492

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Choice Health
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
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very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Read's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Read " Specialties: Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Internal Medicine Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine—Internal Medicine; American Board of Internal Medicine—Gastroenterology Medical School: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH A?A—Alpha Omega Alpha, National Honor Medical Society Residency: NYU/ Bellevue Hospital, New York, NY First Woman Senior Chief Resident, NYU Bellevue Hospital, New York, NY Fellowship: University of California, San Francisco, CA Additional Hepatology Training Experience: Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Liver Transplantation, UCSF Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Gastroenterology Division, focused on Liver Transplantation, University of Washington, Chief of Staff, Northwest Hospital (2014-2018) Professional Interests: General Gastroenterology, Colon Cancer Screening and Prevention, Hepatology, Liver transplantation Personal Interests: Spending time with my 2 grown children. I enjoy traveling, cooking, art history, basketball, and R & B music. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Read "Puget Sound Gastroenterology, P.S. is a physician-directed organization providing comprehensive gastrointestinal medical services to patients and referring physicians in the Puget Sound area.

We dedicate our service to caring for patients with digestive disorders. Our staff, from physicians to nurses to support staff, is committed to providing high quality, cost-effective medical care that is appropriate to the needs of our patients. We provide this care with compassion and consideration for the comfort and concerns of those we serve."

2  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

81  Conditions Treated

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5  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Wellesley College, BA 1979
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • NY U Bellevue Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Nyu Bellevue Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Of California San Francisco
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Senior Chief Resident NYU-Bellevue Hospitals, 1986-1987
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • UCSF, Hepatology Training, 1989-1990
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • French
  • Spanish
  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Alexandra Read, MD
Dr. Read is thoughtful, kind and very thorough. the best combination of traits I want in a trustworthy physician! thanks for the great care and follow up1
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