Stephen J. Rulyak MD

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Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine; Subspecialty Board of Gastroenterology


Stephen J. Rulyak, MD, received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He completed his internal medicine residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and a gastroenterology fellowship at the University of Washington. Dr. Rulyak also received a Master’s degree in Public Health from the University of Washington School of Public Health.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Rulyak specializes in the evaluation and management of gastrointestinal and liver diseases. He performs both diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures including upper endoscopy and colonoscopy. Dr. Rulyak has a special interest in gastrointestinal oncology and performs endoscopic ultrasound, He also has a focus on inflammatory bowel diseases including ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.

Practice Philosophy

“I enjoy the great diversity of conditions and patients that I see as a gastroenterologist. I strive to provide a combination of cutting edge, evidence-based, patient-centered care to all of my patients, with attention to detail and patient satisfaction.”

Hospital Affiliations

Swedish Medical Center, University of Washington Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center

Teaching Involvement

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology University of Washington

Professional Involvement

American College of Gastroenterology; American Gastroenterological Association; American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy


Best Doctors, Gastroenterology, Washington Magazine; Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society

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