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Fred Drennan, MD
Gastroenterology
 
4.9 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Special Interests

General gastroenterology, including inflammatory bowel disease and functional GI disorders; general hepatology; wireless capsule endoscopy

Curriculum Vitae
Fred Drennan, MD

Personal Information
Outside his practice, Dr. Drennan and his wife enjoy SCUBA diving and underwater photography, skiing, gardening and our chocolate Labrador retrievers.
Clinical Experience
Departments
Specialties
Gastroenterology, Colorectal Cancer
Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine American Board of Gastroenterology
Education and Professional Achievements
Education
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn., 1982
Internship
Internal Medicine, Yale-New Haven Hospital, Conn., 1983
Residency
Yale-New Haven Hospital, Conn., 1985
Fellowships
Gastroenterology, University of Washington, Seattle, 1988 Executive Masters in Health Care Administration, University of Washington, Seattle, 1999
Professional Activities and Awards
Voted one of Seattle's Top Doctors by Seattle magazine in 2010.
Patient Ratings and Comments
Patient Ratings
All ratings are submitted by Virginia Mason patients and are verified by an independent, national patient survey company. Ratings are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. Learn about the ratings.
Would recommend provider
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider's friendliness and courtesy
 
5.0 out of 5 stars
My confidence in provider
 
5.0 out of 5 stars
Provider spoke in clear language
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider's effort to include me in decisions
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider's explanation of condition or problem
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider's concern for questions and worries
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Time provider spent with me
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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April 2018
*Dr. Drennan explains everything VERY well and leaves no questions. I really trust him.
April 2018
Could not have had a better introduction to him. Now I did not give "highest marks" ever, no less to ALL questions that says something.
February 2018
My doctor was phenomenal! I am so excited to work with him.
February 2018
Dr. Drennan is an exceptional physician! Excellent listening skills; thorough examination; skilled expertise; outstanding communicator - feel very confident I am in the right hands.
February 2018
Took time explained referral. Set up referral!!
November 2017
Good experience specific information would like to have on white blood cell count that was _____ a note. "white count is markedly improved! Would have liked to know what the count was previously & why _____ count is better.
November 2017
Dr. Drennan - professional, sincerely interested in my problem/treatment, uplifting positive attitude.
October 2017
Dr. Drennan is by far a top notch provider at Virginia Mason!! Like that he always answers my questions, understands my issues & concerns & sincerely tries to help me figure things out that work best for me. Great doctor!!
August 2017
Dr Drennan was extremely friendly and professional. He came to get me from the waiting area right on time, as well.
June 2017
I feel very confident in Dr. Drennan to help me with the pain I am having. I am excited to have him as my dr., and him willing to try and figure out what´s wrong.
June 2017
Can´t say enough positive things on Dr. Drennan! Excellent Dr! I want to continue under his care at Issaquah Clinic ONLY!
May 2017
Dr. Drennan is personable, attentive, and addressed all my concerns about my current condition. I believe he is highly competent and caring, and would highly recommend him to others.
March 2017
I email Dr. Drennan every two weeks (my VM mail) after each Humira injection and report symptoms and side effects, if any, and provide my current weight. He responds each time and I am _____ confident he is providing good care based on thorough and up-to-date information.