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Rachel Thompson, M.D., M.P.H., is a board certified physician at the Medicine Consult and Pre-Op Clinic at UW Medical Center, founder and director of the Harborview Medicine Operative Consult Service and a UW associate professor of Medicine. 

Dr. Thompson is dedicated to improving the care of patients’ medical conditions at the time of surgery and to utilizing this high-value time to engage, educate and intervene in order to strengthen patients’ overall and long-term health.

Dr. Thompson earned her M.D. and M.P.H. at the UW. She presents regionally and nationally on the care of medical conditions in the surgical setting. She serves as the president of the Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Society of Hospital Medicine and was a inducted as a fellow with the inaugural class of fellows in hospital medicine in 2009.

Personal Interests

In her free time Dr. Thompson enjoys soccer, running and enjoying the outdoors with her family.

Medicine Consult and Pre-Op Clinic UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St. Seattle, WA 98195


Primary care - internal medicine

Univ. of Washington, School of Medicine

Medical education, 2000

UW - Division of General Internal Medicine

Internship, General Internal Medicine

UW - Division of General Internal Medicine

Residency, General Internal Medicine


Board Certifications
  • Internal Medicine, 2003, American Board of Internal Medicine