Elizabeth (Rute) Berdan, MD, General Surgery, Tacoma, WA, MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital


General Surgery Tacoma, WA

Pediatric General Surgery

Pediatric Surgeon

Overview of Dr. Berdan

Dr. Elizabeth Berdan is a general surgeon in Tacoma, WA and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital, MultiCare Mary Bridge Children's Hospital and Health Center, and Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. She received her medical degree from Medical College of Wisconsin and has been in practice 10 years. She is one of 10 doctors at MultiCare Mary Bridge Children's Hospital and Health Center and one of 26 doctors at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin who specialize in General Surgery.

Education & Training

  • Children's Hospital of WisconsinFellowship, Pediatric Surgery, 2015 - 2017
  • University of Minnesota
    University of MinnesotaResidency, General Surgery, 2007 - 2015
  • University of Minnesota
    University of MinnesotaPost-Doctoral Fellowship, 2010 - 2013
  • University of Minnesota
    University of MinnesotaMS, Clinical Research, 2010 - 2013
  • Medical College of Wisconsin
    Medical College of WisconsinClass of 2007
  • Alverno CollegeBA, Chemistry & Psychology, 1995 - 2000

Certifications & Licensure

  • WA State Medical License
    WA State Medical License 2017 - 2022
  • WI State Medical License
    WI State Medical License 2015 - 2019
  • MN State Medical License
    MN State Medical License 2010 - 2015
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery Pediatric Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Young Woman In Science Award American Medical Women’s Association New York, NY, 2013
  • Research Scholar of the Year Department of Surgery University of Minnesota, 2012
  • Honors in Research Medical College of Wisconsin, 2007

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Immune suppression attenuates hypertensive renal disease in the Dalh Salt-Sensitive Rat.  
    Mattson DL, James L, Berdan EA, Meister CJ, Hypertension
  • Quantitative assessment of the importance of dye switching and biological replication in cDNA microarray studies.  
    Liang M, Briggs A, Rute (Berdan) E, Taylor N, Olivier M, Cowley AW, Physiological Genomics
  • Gene expression reveals vulnerability to oxidative stress and interstitial fibrosis of renal outer medulla to nonhypertensive elevations of ANG II.  
    Yuan BY, Liang M, Yang Z, Rute (Berdan) E, Greene AS, Olivier M, Cowley AS, American Journal of Physiology: Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
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Hospital Affiliations