Dr. Fred Vandusen

Family Medicine
Seattle, WA
30 years experience male

Locations

Office

Seattle, WA

Address

6914 Heights Place, SW, Seattle, WA
Directions

About

Bio

I have 21 years of experience in family practice and urgent care. I endeavor to listen carefully to understand the root causes of a patient's illness. I treat aggressively when it is called for, but know when to follow conservatively when tha t is the best option

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Licenses

United States: Washington

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

26 Answers
4 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fred Vandusen
30 years experience Family Medicine
PT: There is an emerging consensus that if OTC pain relievers don't work, physical therapy should be the next step for back pain. Injections, cryotherapy ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fred Vandusen
30 years experience Family Medicine
Probably good: Generally fatty acids such as this are considered good because they increase the fluidity of cell membranes and allow HDL to carry cholesterol out of ... Read More
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1 thank
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fred Vandusen
30 years experience Family Medicine
It band tight/lax: If the IT band on the side of your leg is causing the sense of instability, then exercises to stretch it and strengthen the hip can be useful. If pain ... Read More

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Thank you,of course thinking all kinds of bad things (cancer,NASH,etc.),I may just need to stop junk food/diet soda. I also simply need to lose weight.Will see doc if that doesn't help.Many thanks:)
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you. Elevated the anxiety a little. Thanks.
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Your answer made me feel good! Thanks :)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Des Moines University osteopathic medicine
Graduated 1991MD

Residency

RIVERSIDE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
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