Dr. Donald Low, MD

Dr. Donald Low, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. Donald Low, MD is a general surgery specialist in Seattle, WA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Queen's University Faculty Of Health Sciences in 1981 and specializes in general surgery.

1100 9th Ave

Seattle, WA 98101

Contact Information

(206) 971-9916

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Low performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Esophageal Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Stomach Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Esophageal Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Low's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Low does not have any board certifications listed.

48  Conditions Treated


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39  Procedures

  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Esophagostomy
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vagotomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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.


  • Queen's University Faculty Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Wellesley Hospital University Toronto
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University Of Toronto
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • East Birmingham Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Virginia Mason Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Washington University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Low has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Low has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Low's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Low to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Low's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I found Dr Lor paternizing and rude. He injured my rib during surgery that took over three months to heal.
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