David R. Flum M.D., M.P.H.

 David  R. Flum M.D., M.P.H.

Specialties and Expertise

Bariatric surgery, Surgery




English, Spanish


Primary Location

General Surgery Clinic at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 3rd Floor
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: 206.598.4477|Map It 


David Reed Flum, M.D., M.P.H., is director of UW Medicine's Surgical Outcomes Research Center, which supports research to improve the quality of surgical care at the local, regional and national level. Dr. Flum also serves as medical director of the Surgical Care and Outcomes Assessment Program Comparative Effectiveness Research Translation Network.

Dr. Flum is passionate about delivering high quality general surgical care in a manner that empowers patients and their families. He enjoys establishing a trusting relationship with patients and with their loved ones, especially in a health crisis that requires surgery.

Dr. Flum is a board-certified surgeon whose areas of expertise include surgical management of gastrointestinal disorders, advanced laparoscopy, biliary tract disorders, complex abdominal wall hernias and bariatric surgery for diabetes.

Personal Interests

Dr. Flum enjoys hiking, biking, racquetball, camping and running.

Univ. of WashingtonMaster2002
Univ. of Miami School of MedicineMedical education1991


Board Certifications

American Board of SurgerySurgery1999
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