Dr. Megan Debell

Family Medicine
Seattle, WA
18 years experience female

About

Bio

Dr. DeBell graduated from the University of Arizona School of Medicine. She completed her Family Medicine Residency at Swedish Medical Center. Dr. DeBell became a doctor to help people feel their best and be their best in the world. She loves that HealthTap makes simple health care questions easier to address. It helps to catch things early! She also likes to help patients take care of and responsibility for their own health. Dr. DeBell has devoted her career to working with the underserved, mentoring and educating. She works with several local community health centers and with the King County public health department. She volunteers with medical student volunteers at community free clinics. Dr. DeBell has done international volunteer work in Mexico. She speaks Spanish well and enjoys caring for Spanish-speaking immigrants. (Hablo español si quieres hablar conmigo!) Dr. DeBell has also completed training with the Center for Mind Body Medicine and uses principles of mindfulness in her work and life. She has also completed training in Functional Medicine.

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Integrative Medicine

Licenses

United States: Washington

Doctor Q&A

52 Answers
16 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Megan Debell
18 years experience Family Medicine
Elimination diet?: Sometimes a subtle food intolerance can cause gas. Consider an elimination diet where you eliminate dairy, wheat, soy, nuts, citrus, for three weeks ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Megan Debell
18 years experience Family Medicine
Avoid carbs: The most common cause of elevated liver enzymes is called non-alcoholic fatty liver. It helps to avoid carbs. Avoid sugars (especially fruit juice, ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Megan Debell
18 years experience Family Medicine
Cook and wash: Pregnant women are more at risk because their immune system goes into a bit of hibernation in order to avoid rejecting the growing babe as "foreign". ... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Debell is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Jul 24, 2015
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Arizona College of Medicine
Graduated 2002MD

Residency

SWEDISH MEDICAL CENTER

Affiliations

Swedish Medical Center
King County Public Health
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