Franciscan Digestive Care Associates - Gig Harbor

4700 Pt. Fosdick Drive N.W. Suite 308
Gig Harbor, WA 98335

Phone: 253-858-5433
Fax: 253-779-8364

Franciscan Digestive Care Associates - Tacoma

1112 Sixth Ave. Suite 200
Tacoma, WA 98405

Phone: 253-272-8664
Fax: 253-779-8364

Michael Kimmey, MDParticipates in Pierce County Project Access, which provides no cost medical care to uninsured, low-income citizens in Pierce County

Michael B. Kimmey, MD, is a board-certified gastroenterologist with fellowship training in gastroenterology. Dr. Kimmey was a faculty member of the Gastroenterology Division at the University of Washington for 20 years, most recently as Professor of Medicine and Director of the Digestive Disease Center at the University of Washington Medical Center.

Dr. Kimmey is internationally known for his research in endoscopic ultrasound, therapeutic endoscopy, and the detection and treatment of early gastrointestinal cancer and pre-cancer. He has over 150 publications in major medical journals and textbooks describing his research findings. He has been active in all of the major gastroenterology professional societies and is a past President of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

Name with degree:Michael Kimmey, MD
Specialties: • Gastroenterology
• Internal Medicine
Board certified:Yes
Hospital affiliation: • St. Anthony Hospital, Gig Harbor
Interests: • Anemia (Iron Deficiency)
• Barrett's Esophagus
• Colon Cancer
• Colon Cancer Prevention/Screening
• Colonoscopy
• Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)
• Esophageal Cancer
• Esophageal Disorders
• Gastroenterology
• Gastroesophageal Reflux
• Gastrointestinal Cancer
• Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
• Internal Medicine
• Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
• Pancreatic Cancer
• Therapeutic Endoscopy
Medical School:Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
Residencies:University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA
Fellowships:University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA


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