David Flum, MD, General Surgery, Seattle, WA, UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center

DavidReedFlumMD

General Surgery Seattle, WA

Professor, Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine

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Education & Training

  • St Joseph's Hospital & Medical CenterResidency, General Surgery, 1991 - 1997
  • University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
    University of Miami Miller School of MedicineClass of 1991

Certifications & Licensure

  • WA State Medical License
    WA State Medical License 2000 - 2023
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1994 - 2000
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Super Doctor SuperDoctors.com
  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • The Safety of Expectant Management for Adhesive Small Bowel Obstruction: A Systematic Review  
    Matthew A Bartek, Giana H Davidson, David R Flum, Journal of gastrointestinal surgery
  • Psychosocial Functioning and Quality of Life in Patients with Loose Redundant Skin 4-5 Years After Bariatric Surgery  
    David R Flum, Alfons Pomp, Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases

Authored Content

  • Questioning Prediction of Lumbar Spine Surgery Outcome—Why We Need to Pay Attention—ReplyAugust 2018

Press Mentions

  • American College of Surgeons, Oct. 3-7
    American College of Surgeons, Oct. 3-7October 25th, 2020
  • Patients, Not Hospitals, Most Important to Spinal Fusion Outcomes
    Patients, Not Hospitals, Most Important to Spinal Fusion OutcomesDecember 13th, 2019
  • Patient Factors Explain Most of the Variation in Function After Lower Spinal Fusion
    Patient Factors Explain Most of the Variation in Function After Lower Spinal FusionDecember 8th, 2019
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Grant Support

  • Gastrointestinal Surgery Outcomes Research FellowshipNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases2010–2011
  • Feasibility, Efficacy, And Mechanisms Of Surgical VS Medical Diabetes TreatmentNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases2010–2011
  • Surgical Disparities In Lung, Prostate, Breast And Colorectal Cancer In Ai/AnsNational Cancer Institute2010–2011
  • Mechanisms Of Glycemic Improvement Following Gastrointestinal SurgeryNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases2009–2011
  • Longtitudinal Assessment Of Bariatric Surgery (LABS)National Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases2009–2011
  • Surgical Care And Outcomes Assessment Program Comparative Effectiveness ResearchAgency For Healthcare Research And Quality2010
  • Labs-2National Center For Research Resources2006–2007
  • Bariatric Surgery Research ConsortiumNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases2003–2007
  • Bariatric Surgery Outcome/Cost In Medicare BeneficiariesNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases2005–2006

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations