Dr. Alexandra Read, MD

Dr. Alexandra Read, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 70
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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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Dr. Read's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Constipation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Read treats Constipation more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Read treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Read treats Abdominal Disorders more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Read treats this condition more than 97% of her peers

Celiac Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Read treats Celiac Disease more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Read treats this condition more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Read's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
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
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
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
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enteritis
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophageal Varices
Esophagitis
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastric Ulcer
Gastritis
Gastroenterology Procedures
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 Ischemia
Intestinal Obstruction
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Lactose Intolerance
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Liver Biopsy
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Malnutrition
Manometry
Meckel's Diverticulum
Mesenteric Panniculitis
Nausea
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Non-Neonatal Jaundice
Pancreatitis
Peptic Ulcer
Pyloric Stenosis
Reflux Esophagitis
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Unexplained Weight Loss
Viral Enteritis
Viral Hepatitis
Vomiting Disorders

About Me

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 w...

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • French
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Read's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Read

3.6

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
58.333333333333336%
(7)
4 Stars
8.333333333333334%
(1)
3 Stars
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
33.333333333333336%
(4)

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I found Dr. Read to be a very cold and unfriendly person. When I last saw her she walked into the room and very abruptly said " what are you here for". Not too friendly!
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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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Aetna
Choice Plus Test POS II
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test 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 (GHC)
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 Test 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 Test POS
Navigate HMO
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Options PPO
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