Dr. Steven Medwell, MD

Dr. Steven Medwell, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
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Dr. Steven Medwell, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Seattle, WA and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1973 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery, general surgery, and more.

1930 Post Aly

Seattle, WA 98101

Contact Information

(206) 329-1760

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Medwell's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Medwell performs Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open) more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Medwell performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Medwell treats Anal or Rectal Pain more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Medwell treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Anal Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Medwell treats Anal Disorders more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Medwell treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Medwell's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anal Repair
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Cancer
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Cancer
Colon Cancer Screening
Colon Disorders
Colon Polyp
Colon Surgery
Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Meckel's Diverticulum
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Rectal Cancer
Rectal Diseases
Rectal Surgery
Rectovaginal Fistula
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Secondary Malignancies
Sphincterotomy
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Care Philosophy

"For almost 30 years, I have had the pleasure and joy of caring for patients with colorectal problems. I pride myself in the close personal relationships I have developed with my patients. From the youngest patient facing serious, potentially life...

Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1978
    Ferguson Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1978
  • 1977
    Swedish Hospital Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    1977
  • 1974
    Swedish Hospital Med Center
    Internship Hospital
    1974
  • 1973
    Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1973

Languages

  • French
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Seattle magazine "Top Doctors", 2004-2009
  • Outstanding Teacher Award, University of Washington Medical Center, Dept. of Surgery, 1998
  • Seattle Metropolitan magazine "Top Doctors", 2006-2010
  • Outstanding Teacher Award, University of Washington Medical Center, Dept. of Surgery, 1996

Dr. Medwell's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Medwell

3.6

Based on 21 reviews

5 Stars
61.904761904761905%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Star
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(7)

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This guy is a hot head. Very rude, argumentative, doesn't explain what needs to be done. Has no explanation for what is causing the problem repeatedly, but wants money to do surgery on it. Keeps asking about sexual orientation which has nothing to do with surgery or an abcess. Very rude and very...Read More
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Though my experience with Dr. Medwell is not recent I feel it is solid. He truly I view him as an outstanding physician. He gave me the best care and got me through stage 4 colon cancer. His diagnosis was on target. He answered questions and didn't waste time referring me to another great ...Read More
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