Dr. Michael Saunders, MD

Dr. Michael Saunders, MD

GastroenterologyMaleAge 54

Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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(206) 829-4216

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Dr. Michael Saunders, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Seattle, WA. Dr. Saunders has more experience with Pancreatic Disease, Esophageal Disorders, and Gastrointestinal Disorders than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with UW Medical Center - Montlake. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Saunders to book an appointment.

Locations

Digestive Health Center at UW Medical Center - Montlake

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(206) 829-4216
Digestive Health Center at UW Medical Center - Montlake1959 Ne Pacific St Fl 3 Seattle, WA 98195
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Hospital Highlight

Dr. Saunders is affiliated with UW Medical Center - Montlake Seattle, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for gastroenterology.

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  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ See hospitals

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Saunders

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Saunders treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Saunders treats other conditions, please contact the office at (206) 598-4377.

Pancreatic Disease

Pancreatic disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the pancreas, such as pancraetitis.Compare with other Pancreatic Disease specialists.

Dr. Saunders is experienced in the area of Pancreatic Disease. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Dr. Saunders
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Pancreatitis
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Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Esophageal Disorders

Esophageal disorder specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the esophagus, such as reflux esophagitis, indigestion, and esophageal ulcers through procedures including medication, surgery, and swallowing therapy.Compare with other Esophageal Disorders specialists.

Dr. Saunders is experienced in the area of Esophageal Disorders. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 19 conditions and procedures

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Dr. Saunders
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Esophagitis
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Barrett's Esophagus
Dysphagia
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Gastrointestinal Disorders

Gastrointestinal disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that affect the gastrointestinal tract, including Crohn's disease, ulcers, hernias, and food poisoning.Compare with other Gastrointestinal Disorders specialists.

Dr. Saunders is experienced in the area of Gastrointestinal Disorders. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 52 conditions and procedures

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Dr. Saunders
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Esophagitis
Pyloric Stenosis
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Barrett's Esophagus
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
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Dr. Saunders' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Achalasia
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Boerhaave's Syndrome
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
  • Food Allergy
  • Gallbladder Scan
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Impedance Testing
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Function Test
  • Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
  • Malnutrition
  • Megacolon
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • pH Probe
  • Pouchitis
  • Primary Biliary Cholangitis
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ultrasound, Endoanal
  • Ultrasound, Esophageal
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • VAP Lipid Testing
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Wireless pH Testing

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Michael Saunders, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Seattle, WA. Dr. Saunders has more experience with Pancreatic Disease, Esophageal Disorders,...Read more

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1999
University of Washington
Fellowship Hospital
1996
University of Washington
Residency Hospital
1994
University of Washington
Internship Hospital

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Michael Saunders, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (206) 829-4216, and for other questions, call (206) 598-4377.

Does Dr. Michael Saunders, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Saunders has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Michael Saunders, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Michael Saunders, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Saunders' profile to make an appointment.

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What are Dr. Michael Saunders, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Saunders frequently treats Pancreatic Disease, Esophageal Disorders, and Gastrointestinal Disorders. See all practice areas where Dr. Saunders specializes.

Where is Dr. Michael Saunders, MD's office located?

Dr. Saunders' office is located at 1959 Ne Pacific St Fl 3, Seattle, WA 98195. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Saunders is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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UW Medical Center - Montlake

Seattle, WA

82% Patient Experience Rating, 13% higher than the national average

8 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)