Dr. Chris Griffith, MD

Dr. Chris Griffith, MD

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Dr. Chris Griffith, MD is a general surgery specialist in Olympia, WA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc in 1979 and specializes in general surgery, vascular surgery, and more.

3610 Ensign Rd NE

Olympia, WA 98506

Contact Information

(360) 493-5252

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Choice Health
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
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Dr. Griffith's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Griffith performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Griffith performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Griffith performs Arteriovenous Shunt Creation more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Griffith performs this procedure more than 85% of his peers

Hernia Repair
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Griffith performs Hernia Repair more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Griffith performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Griffith's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Adrenalectomy
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Anorectal Abscess
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Arrhythmias
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Biliary Atresia
Biopsy of Breast
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Surgical Procedure
Burn Injuries
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Carotid Ultrasound
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colectomy
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Crohn's Disease
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
Dialysis Access Procedures
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Empyema
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Surgery
Esophageal Varices
Esophagomyotomy
Esophagostomy
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Fecal Impaction Removal
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Fracture
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Meckel's Diverticulum
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Orchiectomy
Pancreatic Cancer
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Partial Lung Collapse
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pyloric Stenosis
Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Rib Fracture
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Hypertension
Secondary Malignancies
Second-Degree Burns
Segmentectomy, Open
Septal Defect
Skin Grafts
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Sphincterotomy
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Testicular Cancer
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tonsillitis
Tracheal Surgery
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Trigger Point Injection
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Vaginal Surgery
Varicose Vein Procedure
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Venous Compression
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Venous Sclerotherapy
Ventral Hernia
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Chris Griffith, MD is a general surgery specialist in Olympia, WA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc in 1979 and specializes in general surgery, vascular surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • Los Angeles County-U S C Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Los Angeles County-U S C Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
  • Los Angeles County-U S C Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
  • 1979
    Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc
    Medical School
    1979
  • 1975
    Point Loma College
    Undergraduate School
    1975

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Dr. Griffith is great, very comforting and knowledgeable about what needed to be done. Surgery and follow up care was great.
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My husband had a colon resection by Dr. Griffith, due to severe diverticulitis (with a small rupture before). He did a fantastic job on my husband's surgery, but as a family member who was worried, I have to say he gave me more care than I ever expected! His bedside manner with us and my husband ...Read More
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Dr. Griffith was extremely kind and made me feel at ease when having to have an unexpected surgery. I am so happy that he is the doctor that was working that evening. Surgery went just as he explained and was successful.
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Locations

Surgical Associates, Olympia WA

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CHAMPVA
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)
Coop Core
Health Net
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Humana
MedHealthInsurance
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Molina
Premera Blue Cross
Heritage Signature
Providence Health Plans
Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
Preferred Provider Network PPN
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

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