Dr. James E. Bredfeldt, MD

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Specializes in Gastroenterology • Male • Age 67

33501 1st Way S
Federal Way, WA 98003
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Dr. Bredfeldt's Experience

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Dr. Bredfeldt's Care Philosophy

Dr. Bredfeldt's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Bredfeldt Performs

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Virginia Mason Medical Center
1100 9th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Virginia Mason Medical Center
Virginia Mason Federal Way Internal Medicine
33501 1st Way S
Federal Way, WA 98003
Virginia Mason Federal Way
Virginia Mason Medical Center
33501 1st Way S
Federal Way, WA 98003
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    Dr. Bredfeldt's Experience

    Dr. Bredfeldt's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Gastroenterology

    Board Certifications

    • Gastroenterology
    • Internal Medicine
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    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
    • Manometry
    2
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anemia
    • Barrett's Esophagus
    • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Cirrhosis
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulum of Esophagus
    • Duodenal Ulcer
    • Duodenitis
    • Dysphagia
    • Enteritis
    • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Ulcer
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Esophagitis
    • Gastric Ulcer
    • Gastritis
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Gastroparesis
    • Heartburn
    • Hemochromatosis
    • Hemorrhoids
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    • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
    • Hepatitis C
    • Ileus
    • Indigestion
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Malnutrition
    • Pancreatitis
    • Pouchitis
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Unexplained Weight Loss
    • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
    • Vomiting Disorders
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    Background Check for Dr. Bredfeldt

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

    0 Sanctions

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    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Kansas School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1974

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Kansas Hospital
    Complete in 1975

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Kansas Hospital
    Complete in 1977

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Of Missouri Health Sciences Center
    Complete in 1979
    Yale-New Haven Hospital
    Complete in 1981
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Bredfeldt & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Bredfeldt's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Virginia Mason Medical Center
    Virginia Mason Federal Way Internal Medicine
    33501 1st Way S
    Federal Way, WA 98003
    (253) 874-1061 (Office)
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    Virginia Mason Federal Way
    Virginia Mason Medical Center
    33501 1st Way S
    Federal Way, WA 98003
    (253) 874-1610 (Office)
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