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Richard Tobin, M.D., is a board certified physician and director of Gastroenterology at the Eastside Specialty Clinic and a UW professor of Gastroenterology and Medicine. He has been listed in “The Best Doctors in America” and a Seattle Top Doctor by Seattle Met Magazine.

Dr. Tobin has extensive experience in endoscopic procedures and colon cancer prevention, gastroesophageal reflux and esophageal motility. He strives to treat patients with compassion and the highest quality of care.

Dr. Tobin earned his M.D. at Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. He is board certified in both Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. He is a member of the American Gastroenterology Association, American College of Gastroenterology and American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. He is on the editorial review board for the journal Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and is past president of the Pacific Northwest Gastroenterology Society.

Personal Interests

In his free time Dr. Tobin enjoys hiking, saxophone and reading.
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

Digestive Health Center at the Eastside Specialty Center

Digestive Health Clinic at Eastside Specialty Center

3100 Northup Way Bellevue, WA 98004


Abdominal pain, Constipation, Crohn's disease, Dysphagia

Univ. of Texas Southwestern

Medical education, 1987

UW - Division of Gastroenterology

Fellowship, Internal Medicine

Barnes Jewish Hospital

Internship, Internal Medicine

Barnes Jewish Hospital

Residency, Internal Medicine


Board Certifications
  • Gastroenterology, 1993, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine, 1990, American Board of Internal Medicine