Dr. John Read II, MD

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Dr. John Read II, MD
Dr. John Read II, MD is a maternal-fetal medicine doctor who practices in Tacoma, WA. He is 71 years old. Dr. Read II is affiliated with St. Anthony Hospital and St. Joseph Medical Center.

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Dr. Read II's Care Philosophy

John Read, MD, is a board-certified perinatologist who specializes in multiple births, as well as managing diabetes in pregnancy. Dr. Read is committed to using the most technologically advanced ultrasound techniques and other techniques to accurately detect and diagnose potential issues with the developing fetus. Dr. Read served as the chief of obstetrics and gynecology at Madigan Army Medical Center at Fort Lewis, Washington, and was also a professor and the director of maternal-fetal medicine at the University of Kentucky. He believes in a team approach to high-risk pregnancies, and offers his patients the education and guidance they need to make informed choices. In his leisure time, he enjoys gardening, and other outdoor activities.

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    Dr. Read II'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
      VERY GOOD
    • Staff friendliness
      VERY GOOD
    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
    Patient Comments (2)
    in Spanaway, WA |
    Dr read is awesome he delivered both my sons c sections..
    Tacoma, WA |
    Dr. Read saved my baby's and my own lives. He called me from out of state on a Saturday where he had been proctoring medical exams because he was told that I had called in for something.
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    Dr. Read II's Care Philosophy

    John Read, MD, is a board-certified perinatologist who specializes in multiple births, as well as managing diabetes in pregnancy. Dr. Read is committed to using the most technologically advanced ultrasound techniques and other techniques to accurately detect and diagnose potential issues with the developing fetus. Dr. Read served as the chief of obstetrics and gynecology at Madigan Army Medical Center at Fort Lewis, Washington, and was also a professor and the director of maternal-fetal medicine at the University of Kentucky. He believes in a team approach to high-risk pregnancies, and offers his patients the education and guidance they need to make informed choices. In his leisure time, he enjoys gardening, and other outdoor activities.

    Dr. Read II's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
    •  Board certified in Maternal & Fetal Medicine and Obstetrics & Gynecology
    •  Malpractice claims in Washington not available
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Maternal & Fetal Medicine
    • Obstetrics & Gynecology

    Conditions Treated

    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bleeding Disorders
    • Blood Disorders
    • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
    • Breech Position
    • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
    • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
    • Congenital Heart Defects
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
    • Fetal Disorders
    • Genetic Diseases
    • Gestational Diabetes
    • Heart Disease
    • Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
    • High Risk Pregnancy
    • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
    • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
    • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
    • Multiple Gestation
    • Obesity
    • Placenta Previa
    • Preeclampsia
    • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
    • Sickle Cell Disease
    • Thrombosis
    • Uterine Diseases
    • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
    • Venous Thrombosis and Phlebitis in Pregnancy

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of California School Of Medicine
    • Internship Hospital
      Walter Reed Army Med Center
    • Residency Hospital
      Walter Reed Army Medical Center
    • Fellowship Hospital
      University of Southern California

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Maternal-Fetal Medicine
    • Neonatal Medicine
    • Perinatal Medicine

    Procedures Performed

    • Advanced Fetal Ultrasound
    • Amniocentesis
    • C-Section
    • Cervical Cerclage
    • Doppler Test
    • Fetal Monitoring
    • Genetic Testing
    • Obstetric Ultrasound
    • Pregnancy Ultrasound
    • Sympathectomy
    • Ultrasound
    • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
    • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC