BiographyAntoinette Birs, M.D. is a resident physician specializing in internal medicine at UW Medical Center Roosevelt.
Dr. Birs' philosophy on patient care is focused on preventative medicine, reducing barriers to care and a special emphasis on the value of understanding patients.
Dr. Bir , who earned her degree at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine, finds patient education to be an important factor in the process of health and healing. Her goal is welcoming discussion, removing the fear of the unknown and giving patients the confidence to ask questions. Dr. Bir aims to make her patients experts on their disease and body, which she believes will give them the strength and an ability to improve their life and health.
Personal InterestsDr. Bir is a tea enthusiast who enjoys spending time outdoors, exploring new bike trails, cooking healthy meals and gardening. She grew up in the warm Florida sunshine alongside her twin sister who is a very close and dear friend. She is thrilled to be living in Seattle and excited to experience wonderful seafood, people and new adventures. She is eager to learn how to ski and snowboard.
Acute episodic care, Behavioral healthcare, Care coordination, Chronic disease management