Dr. Alexandra Read, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Female  |  
Age 69
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Dr. Alexandra Read, MD
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 Professional Interests: General Gastroenterology, Colon Cancer Screening and Prevention, Hepatology, Liver transplantation Personal Interests: Spending time with my 2 teenage children is primary; enjoy traveling, cooking, art history, basketball, and R & B music.

11027 Meridian Ave N Ste 100

Seattle, WA 98133

Contact Information

(206) 365-4492

Dr. Alexandra Read, MD

Dr. Alexandra Read, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Choice Health
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Net
  • LifeWise
  • MedHealthInsurance
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • 8 More

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Care Philosophy

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.

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Dr. Read's Experience

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Gastroenterology
  • Board certified in Gastroenterology
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
2

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology
1

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
80

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Copper Metabolism Disorders
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • 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
  • Senior Chief Resident Nyu-Bellevue Hospitals, 1986-1987
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Ucsf, Hepatology Training, 1989-1990
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California San Francisco
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Read has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Read's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Read to family and friends
3.6
based on 9 total reviews
Dr. Read's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
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Dr. Read accepts 22 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Choice Health
    First Choice Health PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Health Net
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • LifeWise
    Connect
  • MedHealthInsurance
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • POMCO Group
  • Premera Blue Cross
    Heritage Plus
    Heritage Signature
  • Providence Health Plans
    Personal Option EPO
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Preferred Provider Network PPN
  • Regence Blue Shield of Washington
    Preferred Provider Network
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Read has admitting privileges

Swedish Medical Center - First Hill Campus
747 Broadway
Seattle, WA 98122
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Overlake Medical Center
1035 116th Ave NE
Bellevue, WA 98004
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Northwest Hospital and Medical Center
1550 N 115th St
Seattle, WA 98133
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