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About Dr. Uma K Pisharody

Dr. Uma K Pisharody, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Seattle, WA, with another office in Issaquah, WA. She has 21 years of experience. Her specialties include Pediatric Gastroenterology and Pediatrics. Dr. Pisharody has received 4 awards. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

16 Ratings with 4 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Uma K Pisharody is Excellent. Dr. Uma K Pisharody has been rated by 16 patients. From those 16 patients 4 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Uma K Pisharody is 4.7 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

SWEDISH PEDIATRIC SPECIALTY CARE

1101 Madison St Ste 800
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 215-2700

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Swedish Issaquah Pediatric Specialties

751 NE Blakely Dr Ste 5010
Issaquah, WA 98029
(425) 313-7088

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Specialties

Dr. Uma K Pisharody has the following 2 specialties

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology

    Pediatric gastroenterologists can treat a variety of diseases and conditions in infants and children related to their liver, pancreas or intestines. If your child has severe or recurrent abdominal pain, constipation or diarrhea, a pediatric gastroenterologist can help you get to the bottom of it. They can also help identify the many possible causes of failure to thrive in infants.
    Other common conditions they treat include Crohn's Disease, inflammatory bowel disease, liver disease, short gut syndrome and hepatitis C, as well as nutritional disorders like celiac disease and lactose intolerance. In order to diagnose and treat your child’s condition, gastroenterologists can perform colonoscopies and other diagnostic testing before deciding on the best treatment plan.

  • Pediatrics

    A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
    While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
    Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.
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  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Uma K Pisharody has the following 17 expertise

  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Food Allergy (Hypersensitivity)
  • Obesity
  • Pancreas inflammation (Pancreatitis)
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Gastroscopy
  • Nutritional Support
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Diarrhea
  • Hepatitis
  • Colonoscopy
  • Hepatitis C
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases (GI Diseases)
  • Constipation
  • Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction

Reviews

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Unhelpful staff

This office claimed that insurance would cover my visit. Then they failed to file the forms, even after 4 months of me calling them. I got stuck with a $780 bill.

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Quick and accurate Celiac diagnosis

After 6 weeks of vomiting, severe stomach pain, and several clueless Dr's and ER visits, Dr Pisharody quickly diagnosed my daughter as having Celiac disease. That was a year ago, and we are so thankful to know what it is and what to do about it.

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Wonderful doctor

I brought my 2 year old here yesterday for some GI problems she has been having since she was an infant. The things that surprised me (in a good way) were that it was quick to get an appointment, we were seen on time for our appointment by the nurse then only waited 5 minutes for the doctor. The doctor was very nice and caring and thoroughly explained what was going on even though my daughter's condition was common. She spent probably a half hour or more just talking to us. My daughter needed some labs done so they have a pediatric phlebotomist in their office that I only had to wait a few minutes to see. Can't ask for much more than that! Highly recommend.

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Five Stars

I can't think of anything negative about Dr. Pisharody. She is everything you would want in a Pediatric Dr. She really listens to the child. She is patient and kind and will go to great lengths to get to the bottom of whatever ails your child.

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  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2009, 2014, 2015)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009, 2011, 2014, 2015)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Education

    21 Years Experience

  • Kasturba Medical College Mangalore

    Graduated in 1997

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Uma K Pisharody accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Whole Health Pacific Medical Centers WA
    • Aetna Whole Health Providence Swedish WA
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
    • PHCS PPO Kaiser
  • Premera
    • Premera Heritage and Heritage Plus 1
  • Regence Health Plans
    • Regence WA Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

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