Dr. Michael Kimmey, MD

Dr. Michael Kimmey, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
64 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Michael Kimmey, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Gig Harbor, WA. He specializes in gastroenterology.

Franciscan Digestive Care Associates - Gig Harbor

4700 Point Fosdick Dr NW Ste 308

Gig Harbor, WA 98335
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Barrett's Esophagus
very high
more than 90% of peers
more than 75% of peers

Dr. Kimmey'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

This content was provided by Dr. Kimmey "Michael B. Kimmey, MD, is a board-certified gastroenterologist with fellowship training in gastroenterology. Dr. Kimmey was a faculty member of the Gastroenterology Division at the University of Washington for 20 years, most recently as Professor of Medicine and Director of the Digestive Disease Center at the University of Washington Medical Center.

Dr. Kimmey is internationally known for his research in endoscopic ultrasound, therapeutic endoscopy, and the detection and treatment of early gastrointestinal cancer and pre-cancer. He has over 150 publications in major medical journals and textbooks describing his research findings. He has been active in all of the major gastroenterology professional societies and is a past President of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy."

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1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

10  Conditions Treated

4  Procedures

  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Therapeutic Endoscopy

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.


  • Washington University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Washington School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Washington School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kimmey has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kimmey's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kimmey to family and friends
11 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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Dr. Kimmey's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

This was my first visit with Dr. Kimmey. I found him to be a very good listener, knowledgeable, and kind. He offered various options of treatment and his best advice for moving forward. I felt like I was in good hands.
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Misdiagnosed both me and my mother. Missed GI Cancer in my mom that may end up costing her life. A family doctor ended up picking up on it after it had already spread. Does not listen to patients or take them seriously.
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I Started seeing Dr. Kimmey probably thirteen year's ago after being sent to the univirsity of washington, for tests, over and over again, by group health, I was sick! My quality of life was zero! He gave me back my life! He was honest! And when he was leaving the UW, he told me what I needed to...more
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Amazing Doctor.
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