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Shane Ruter, M.D., is a board certified physician in the Emergency Department at Harborview Medical Center and a UW instructor of Emergency Medicine.

Dr. Ruter is passionate about caring for a diverse patient population, regardless of access to care. His personal philosophy is the same as the institution where he trained: Exceptional Care Without Exception.

Dr. Ruter earned his M.D. from Brown University. After staying at Brown to fulfill his preliminary year of residency, Dr. Ruter moved to Boston where he completed his Emergency Medicine residency at Boston Medical Center. He joined the faculty at UW Medicine in 2011.

Dr. Ruter’s clinical and research interests include resident and medical student education and quality review.

Personal Interests

In his free time Dr. Ruter enjoys running, golfing and traveling.
Emergency Department at Harborview

Emergency Department at Harborview

325 9th Ave., 1st Floor Seattle, WA 98104


Burn care, Critical care medicine, Emergency medicine, Pediatric trauma care

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Pediatric Trauma and Burn Services at Harborview

325 9th Ave, Seattle, WA Seattle, WA 98104


Pediatric burn care, Pediatric emergency care, Pediatric trauma care

Boston Medical Center

Residency, 2011, Emergency Medicine

Brown Univ. Program in Medicine

Internship, 2008

Brown Medical School

Medical education, 2007


Board Certifications
  • Emergency Medicine, 2012, American Board of Emergency Medicine