Paul S. Ciechanowski M.D., M.P.H. Accepting new patients

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Diabetes care, Endocrinology/diabetes and metabolism, Psychiatry


English, Polish


Paul S. Ciechanowski, M.D., M.P.H. is a psychiatrist who cares for individuals with diabetes who are experiencing behavioral health issues like depression, anxiety and self-management. He is also a UW associate professor.

Before pursuing psychiatry, Dr. Paul was a family doctor in Canada. He uses a team-based approach to address the whole person by focusing on biological, psychological, interpersonal and functional areas of a person’s life. 

Dr. Paul earned his M.D. from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and subsequently received training in family medicine (University of British Columbia), psychiatry (UW), and public health (UW). He is past president of the Washington State Community Leadership Board for the American Diabetes Association. He has conducted NIH/CDC research for two decades in attachment theory and in developing effective models of team-based care for diabetes and depression.  He has over 100 peer-reviewed publications.

Personal Interests

Dr. Paul is a musician, painter and marathon runner who renovates houses in his spare time. He loves spending time with his wife and children. He is an avid backpacker and loves to spend time in the Cascades.
Endocrine and Diabetes Care Center at UWMC Roosevelt

Endocrine and Diabetes Care Center at UWMC Roosevelt

4245 Roosevelt Way NE, 3rd Floor Seattle, WA 98105


Diabetes care, Endocrinology, Thyroid biopsy (fine needle aspiration), Thyroid ultrasound

University of Washington School of Medicine

Master Public Health, 1999

McGill Univ. Faculty of Medicine

Medical education, 1991

UW - Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences


Univ. of British Columbia

Residency, Family Practice

UW - Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Residency, Psychiatry


Board Certifications
  • Psychiatry, 1999, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology