Moira L. Aitken M.D., F.R.C.P. Accepting new patients

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Primary care - internal medicine, Pulmonary and respiratory disease care




Moira Aitken, M.D., F.R.C.P., is a board certified physician and director of the Pulmonary, Cystic Fibrosis and Medical Subspecialty Clinics at UW Medical Center. She is also a UW professor of Medicine and Pulmonary and Critical Care. She has been honored with awards including America’s Top Physicians, Best Doctors in America and Professional of the Year by Cystic Fibrosis Research.

Dr. Aitken likes to work with patients in a multidisciplinary setting to allow most of their medical needs to be met at one visit.

Dr. Aitken earned her M.D. from the University of Edinburgh. She is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease. She is a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians, a member of the American Thoracic Society and a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians. She conducts research related to cystic fibrosis.

Personal Interests

In her free time Dr. Aitken enjoys photography, family, hiking and biking.
General pulmonary at UW Medical Center

General Pulmonary Clinic at UWMC

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


6 minute walk testing, Arterial blood gases, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), High altitude simulation testing

Adult Cystic Fibrosis at UW Medical Center

Adult Cystic Fibrosis Clinic at UWMC

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


Pulmonary and respiratory disease care

Bronchoscopy Suite at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific Street, 3rd Floor, Surgical Pavilion Room 3104C Seattle, WA 98195


Biopsy (fine needle aspiration), Bronchoalveolar lavage, Endobronchial biopsy, Endobronchial ultrasound

Univ. of Edinburgh (Scotland)

Medical education, 1978

Univ. of Washington

Fellowship, Cardiology/Gen. Med.

Western General Hospital


Northern General Hosp. (Edinburgh)

Residency, Respiratory Medicine

Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

Residency, Cardiology/Gen. Med.

Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh


Western General Hospital



Board Certifications
  • Pulmonary Disease, 1988, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine, 1987, American Board of Internal Medicine