Richard Kozarek, MD, Gastroenterology, Seattle, WA, Virginia Mason Medical Center


Gastroenterology Seattle, WA

Advanced Endoscopic Interventional, Biliary Tract Disease, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Clinical Professor of Medicine, University Wash; Executive Director Digestive Disease institute, Virginia Mason Medical Center

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  • Dr. Richard Kozarek is a gastroenterologist in Seattle, WA and is affiliated with Virginia Mason Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and has been in practice 44 years. He specializes in advanced endoscopic interventional, biliary tract disease, gastrointestinal cancer, and inflammatory bowel disease and is experienced in general gastroenterology, inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis, crohn's disease, and interventional gastroenterology.

Education & Training

  • University of Arizona
    University of ArizonaFellowship, Gastroenterology, 1976 - 1978
  • Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
    Banner Good Samaritan Medical CenterResidency, Internal Medicine, 1974 - 1976
  • University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public HealthClass of 1973

Certifications & Licensure

  • WA State Medical License
    WA State Medical License 1983 - 2021
  • AZ State Medical License
    AZ State Medical License 1975 - Present
  • WI State Medical License
    WI State Medical License 1974 - 1995
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Gastroenterology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Master American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Henry L. Bockus Medal recipient World Gastroenterology Organization, 2019
  • Master World Gastroenterology Organization, 2017
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Authored Content

  • One Physician's Take on CME in the Era of COVID: ACG 2020November 2020
  • Integration of Research into Endoscopic PracticeJune 2018

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