Susan Baumgaertel, MD, Internal Medicine, Seattle, WA


Internal MedicineSeattle, WA

Partnership in Health, The Polyclinic

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  • I am board certified in Internal Medicine and have a full time primary care "concierge lite" practice in The Polyclinic's Partnership in Health program. I also recently served as the Director of Menu for Change, a weight management & wellness program. Currently transitioning, will soon become MenopauseMenu™ at - stay tuned!
  • Montage of Interviews

    Menu for Change participants share their collective stories, and the MFC health coaches add their comments.

    Menu for Change

    Menu for Change: a unique blend of science-based instruction with a whole foods focus in a personalized holistic journey in better health and weight management.

Education & Training

  • University of Washington
    University of WashingtonResidency
  • University of Washington School of Medicine
    University of Washington School of MedicineMedicalSchool

Certifications & Licensure

  • WA State Medical License
    WA State Medical License 1995 - 2021
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2011-2012
  • Heart/Stroke Recognition Program National Committee for Quality Assurance, 2010-2013
  • Seattle Top Doctors Seattle Top Doctors
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Publications & Presentations


    Dr. Baumgaertel speaks to YMCA leaders from Washington and Oregon on "A Fresh Perspective on Failure - 10/18/2014
    MFC Lecture Series Speaker: Dr. Susan Baumgaertel, on "Sugar" - 3/13/2013


  • Member, Chair, Integrative Medicine Committee, The Polyclinic 2015 - 2016
  • Chair, Technology Committee, The Polyclinic 2012 - 2014
  • Physician Champion, EHR team, Medical Informatics, The Polyclinic 2009 - 2012
  • Chief, Primary Care Section, The Polyclinic 1999 - 2000