Douglas J. Opel

Douglas J. Opel, MD, MPH


Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Bioethics and Humanities

1900 Ninth Avenue, M/S: C9S-6
Seattle, WA 98101
Phone: 206-987-6894
Fax: 206-884-1047
Email: djopel@uw.edu
Seattle Children's Profile

Leadership Roles

Vice-Chair, Seattle Children's Ethics Committee

Clinical, Research and/or Teaching Responsibilities

Dr. Opel currently practices inpatient general pediatrics at Seattle Children's Hospital. His research interests include provider-parent communication, health communication, public health ethics, and clinical ethics consultation. His current research involves developing evidence-based communication strategies for providers who encounter parents who refuse or delay childhood immunizations. Dr. Opel also teaches on general ethics topics and ethical issues in pediatrics to medical students, residents, fellows, and law students.

Directory

Division Chief


Rivara, Frederick P., MD, MPH

Faculty


Baker, Barbara J., MN, ARNP, IBCLC
Bell, Shaquita L., MD
Bennett-Kaufman, Molly, ARNP
Bergman, Abraham, MD
Bledsoe, Julia M., MD
Burton Cahn, Monique, MD
Caldwell, Christine, MD
Christakis, Dimitri A., MD, MPH
Danielson, Benjamin S., MD
Davies, Julian K., MD
Denno, Donna M., MD, MPH
Ebel, Beth E., MD, MSc, MPH
Feldman, Kenneth W., MD
Gillenwater, Kari, MD, MPH
Grow, H. Mollie Greves, MD, MPH
Jenny, Carole, MD, MBA
Johnston, Brian D., MD, MPH
Karr, Catherine J., MD, PhD, MS
Kertesz, Cynthia T., MD, FAAP
Kohl, Julie, MD
Lewis, Charlotte W., MD, MPH
Lion, K. Casey, MD, MPH
Liu, Lenna L., MD, MPH
Mangione-Smith, Rita M., MD, MPH
McCarty, Carolyn A., PhD
McPhillips, Heather A., MD, MPH
Melzer, Sanford M., MD, MBA
Mendoza, Jason A, MD, MPH
Morelli, Sheryl A., MD, MS
Moreno, Megan A, MD, MS Ed, MPH
Opel, Douglas J., MD, MPH
Pak-Gorstein, Suzinne, MD, MPH, PhD
Park, Kathleen J, MD, MPH
Pew, Cathy, MD
Richardson, Laura P., MD, MPH
Saelens, Brian E., PhD
Sathyanarayana, Sheela, MD, MPH
Stein, Mark A, Ph.D. ABPP
Stout, James W., MD, MPH
Tandon, Pooja S., MD
Taylor, James A., MD
Vavilala, Monica S., MD
Wiester, Rebecca T., MD
Wolf, Elizabeth R.
Wright, Davene R., PhD
Wright, Jeffrey A., MD, FAAP
Yasuda, Kyle E., MD
Zhou, Chuan, PhD

Fellows


Bryan, Mersine, MD
Dawson-Hahn, Elizabeth E, MD
Malik, Faisal S, MD, MS
Waite, Whitney M, MD, MPH

Administrative Staff


Hamilton, Maria
Koshi, Yvonne N.
Musar, Cyndi
Sargent, Sue
Schedler, Noreen, MEd
Shuey, Suzanne