Christopher J. Carlson, M.D.
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Christopher J. Carlson, M.D.

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1221 Madison Street, Suite 1220

1221 Madison Street, Suite 1220, Seattle, WA 98104

Swedish Gastroenterology - First Hill
1221 Madison Street, Suite 1220
Seattle, WA 98104
Medical Groups & Affiliations
Swedish

Speaks: English

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About Christopher J. Carlson

Dr. Carlson attended SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine, then completed internal medicine residency at the University of Michigan and gastroenterology fellowship at the University of Washington, where he was elected fellows representative. Dr. Carlson enjoys practicing all aspects of gastroenterology, and has particular interests in therapeutic endoscopy and inflammatory bowel disease. Dr. Carlson believes that people need to be able to trust their healthcare providers, and strives to help patients understand their medical issues and to know what to expect with any proposed interventions. He combines an investigative approach to patient care while staying current with new technology and guidelines.
Medical School

University at Buffalo State University of New York School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

Residency

University of Michigan

Fellowship

University of Washington

Professional Associations

American Gastroenterological Association, American College of Gastroenterology, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
Swedish Gastroenterology - First Hill
1221 Madison Street, Suite 1220
Seattle, WA 98104
Medical Groups & Affiliations
Swedish
Swedish Gastroenterology - Ballard
5350 Tallman Avenue Northwest, Suite 520
Seattle, WA 98107
Medical Groups & Affiliations
Swedish
Affiliated Locations

Swedish Cherry Hill
Swedish First Hill

When he is not at the hospital, Dr. Carlson is likely hiking, fishing or spending time with his wife and three children

Clinical Interests

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Amylase Blood Test
  • Abnormal Bowel Movement
  • Abnormal Liver Function Blood Test
  • Abnormal Stool
  • Achalasia
  • Acute Pancreatitis
  • Allergic Esophagitis
  • Altered Bowel Habits
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Pain
  • Anal Polyp
  • Anal Spasm
  • Anal Stenosis
  • Anal Ulcer
  • Anorectal Disease
  • Anorexia
  • Anoscopy
  • Appetite Loss
  • Autoimmune Enteropathy
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Barrx
  • Bile Duct Stone
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biliary Cirrhosis
  • Biliary Duct Fistula
  • Biliary Dyskinesia
  • Biologic Therapy For Gastrointestinal (Gi) Diseases
  • Bleeding Hemorrhoids
  • Blood In Stool
  • Bright Red Blood Per Rectum
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Celiac Disease
  • Choking Sensation
  • Cholangioscopy
  • Cholangitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cholestasis
  • Cholesterolosis Of Gallbladder
  • Chronic Diarrhea
  • Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Clostridium Difficile
  • Colic
  • Colitis
  • Colon Stenting
  • Colonic Polyps
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Screening
  • Constipation
  • Crigler Najjar Syndrome
  • Cystadenoma Of Pancreas
  • Diarrhea
  • Dilation Of Sphincter Of Oddi
  • Diverticular Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulosis
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopic Dilation Of Ampulla And Biliary Duct
  • Endoscopic Insertion Of Stent Into Bile Duct
  • Endoscopic Removal Of Stone From Biliary Tract
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
  • Endoscopy
  • Enteral Stenting
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Eructation
  • Esophageal Disorder
  • Esophageal Mass
  • Esophageal Stent
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Fatty Liver
  • Fecal Impaction
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Feeding Problems
  • Feeding Tube Management
  • Feeding Tube Placement
  • Foreign Body (Esophagus)
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Gallbladder Fistula
  • Gallbladder Obstruction
  • Gallbladder Polyp
  • Gastric Anomaly
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Gastrointestinal (Gi) Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastroparesis
  • Giardiasis
  • Gluten Sensitivity
  • Graft Versus Host Disease
  • Helicobacter Pylori
  • Helminthiasis
  • Hematemesis
  • Hematochezia
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hemorrhoids With Complications
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hydrops Of Gallbladder
  • Hyperamylasemia
  • Idiopathic Megacolon
  • Ileitis
  • Ileoscopy
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intractable Vomiting
  • Intussusception
  • Islet Cell Transplant
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Lynch Syndrome
  • Malabsorption
  • Meckel Diverticulum
  • Megacolon
  • Megarectum
  • Melena
  • Nausea
  • Needle Biopsy Of Pancreas
  • Obstipation
  • Odynophagia
  • Ogilvie Syndrome
  • Pancreas Cancer
  • Pancreas Disease
  • Pancreas Head Cancer
  • Pancreas Tail Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cyst
  • Pancreatic Fistula
  • Pancreatic Insufficiency
  • Pancreatic Mass
  • Pancreatic Pseudocyst
  • Pancreatic Pseudocyst Drainage
  • Pancreatic Steatorrhoea
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pancreatoscopy
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peptic Ulcer Surgery
  • Percutaneous Aspiration Of Gallbladder
  • Peritoneoscopy
  • Peritonitis
  • Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy
  • Polypectomy
  • Polyposis Syndrome
  • Polyps
  • Porcelain Gallbladder
  • Portal Hypertensive Gastropathy
  • Postcholecystectomy Syndrome (Pcs)
  • Proctosigmoidoscopy
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Fistula
  • Rectal Hemorrhage
  • Rectal Pain
  • Rectal Polyp
  • Regional Enteritis
  • Right Lower Quadrant Pain
  • Right Upper Quadrant Pain
  • Small Bowel Disease
  • Spasm Of The Sphincter Of Oddi
  • Spiral Enteroscopy
  • Spyglass Cholangiopancreatoscopy
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Stomach Pain
  • Stricture Sphincter Of Oddi
  • Swallowing Problem
  • Tenesmus
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Vomiting
  • Whipple's Disease