Steven J. Medwell MD

Steven J. Medwell MD

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Accepting New Patients

Board Certification:

American Board of Surgery, American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery 


Dr. Medwell completed his General Surgery Residency and was a Clinical Surgical Research Fellow, for the American Cancer Society at Swedish Hospital Medical Center in Seattle, Wash. He completed a Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship at the Ferguson Clinic, Grand Rapids, Mich.

Special Interests:

Dr. Medwell specializes in colon & rectal surgery, the surgical treatment of ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease, laparoscopic colon & rectal surgery, the surgical treatment for problems of the colon, rectum & anus, and colonoscopy.

Practice 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-changing surgery for colitis, to the elderly cancer patient facing a colostomy, my philosophy is to give technically superior care in a dignified, open and caring manner."

Teaching Involvement:

Swedish Hospital Medical Center, Department of Surgery

Outstanding Teacher Award, Swedish Hospital Medical Center, Department of Surgery, ~ 1999, 2000 

Swedish Family Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine,  Clinical Assoc. Professor of Surgery, 1978 ~ present

Awards and Recognition:

Outstanding Teacher Award, University of Washington Medical Center, Dept. of Surgery - 1996 & 1998

Seattle magazine Top Docs - The Polyclinic Seattle Met Top Doctor - The Polyclinic Newsweek Top Cancer Doctors 2015 - The Polyclinic