Michael D. Saunders M.D. Accepting new patients

Accepting new patients Make an Appointment

Gastroenterology, Primary care - internal medicine




Michael Saunders, M.D., is a board certified physician and medical director of the Digestive Disease Center at UW Medical Center. He is also a UW professor of Gastroenterology and Medicine.

Dr. Saunders feels it is important to focus on involving patients in the treatment and management of their condition.

Dr. Saunders earned his M.D. at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He is board certified in both Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. His clinical focus is on advanced therapeutic endoscopy including endoscopic ultrasound, pancreaticobiliary endoscopy, endoscopic mucosal resection and ablation of early gastrointestinal cancers, balloon enteroscopy of the small intestine and endoscopic stenting. Dr. Saunders is co-chair of "The Gut Course," the highest rated course in the core curriculum in the School of Medicine, given annually to second-year medical students.
Digestive Health Center at UWMC

Digestive Health Center at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St. Seattle, WA 98195


Abdominal pain, Bile duct disorders, Colorectal care, Constipation

Colorectal Services at UWMC

Colorectal Services at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 3rd Floor Seattle, WA 98195


Anal Fistula, Colon, rectal and anal cancers, Colorectal surgery, Crohn's disease

Medical College of Wisconsin

Medical education, 1993

UW - Dept. of Medicine

Fellowship, Gastroenterology

UW - Division of General Internal Medicine

Internship, Internal Medicine

UW - Division of General Internal Medicine

Residency, Internal Medicine


Board Certifications
  • Gastroenterology, 1999, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine, 1996, American Board of Internal Medicine