Dr. Kris Kowdley, MD


Gastroenterology | Male

Dr. Kris Kowdley, MD

Dr. Kris Kowdley, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Seattle, WA. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 32 years. Dr. Kowdley is affiliated with Swedish Medical Center - First Hill Campus.

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Redmond, WA |
I would most definitely recommend Dr. Kowdley to folks who have PBC. After 2.5 years with a gastro doc who did nothing but run tests, had me on the wrong med and was unable to help with my fatigue and digestive issues, I'm doing much better thanks to Dr. Kowdley and his team.
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Dr. Kowdley's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Gastroenterology
  •  Board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
  •  Malpractice claims in Washington not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Hepatitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Cancer
  • Cirrhosis
  • Copper Metabolism Disorders
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis
  • Primary Biliary Cholangitis
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Wilson's Disease


  • Medical School
    Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University

    Graduated in 1985

  • Residency Hospital
    Oregon Health and Science University

    Completed in 1988

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Tufts Med School

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Tamil

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  • Gastroenterology

Procedures Performed

  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Test