Douglas J. Opel

Douglas J. Opel, MD, MPH


Assistant Professor of Pediatrics; Adjunct Assistant Professor 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.

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Directory

Division Chief


Mangione-Smith, Rita M., 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
Capron, Molly , MD, MPH
Christakis, Dimitri A., MD, MPH
Coker, Tumaini Rucker , MD, MBA
Danielson, Benjamin S., MD
Davies, Julian K., MD
Denno, Donna M., MD, MPH
Desai, Arti D., MD, MSPH
Ebel, Beth E., MD, MSc, MPH
Feldman, Kenneth W., MD
Gillenwater, Kari, MD, MPH
Grant, Abigail, MD
Grow, H. Mollie Greves, MD, MPH
Henne, Heather M., MD
Hofstetter, Annika M., MD, PhD, MPH
Ibrahim, Anisa, MD
Jenny, Carole, MD, MBA
Jinguji, Thomas, MD
Johnston, Brian D., MD, MPH
Justus, Jacqueline, ARNP
Karr, Catherine J., MD, PhD, MS
Kertesz, Cynthia T., MD, FAAP
Kroshus, Emily, ScD, MPH
Lewis, Charlotte W., MD, MPH
Lion, K. Casey, MD, MPH
Liu, Lenna L., MD, MPH
Lockhart, John H., MD
McCarty, Carolyn A., PhD
McDermott, Kimberly J., MD
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, Catharine M., MD
Quitiquit, Celeste , MD
Richardson, Laura P., MD, MPH
Rivara, Frederick P., MD, MPH
Saelens, Brian E., PhD
Sathyanarayana, Sheela, MD, MPH
Shic, Frederick
Simon, Tamara D., MD, MSPH
Stout, James W., MD, MPH
Tandon, Pooja S., MD
Taylor, James A., MD
Vavilala, Monica S., MD
Waite, Whitney M, MD, MPH
Wiester, Rebecca T., MD
Wolf, Elizabeth R.
Wright, Davene R., PhD
Wright, Jeffrey A., MD, FAAP
Yasuda, Kyle E., MD
Zhou, Chuan, PhD

Fellows


Brown, Emily, MD
Bryan, Mersine, MD
Foster, Carolyn, MD
Jenness, Jessica, MA, PhDc
Metz, James B., MD
Mooney, Stephen, PhD
Tessler, Robert, MD
Witt, Cordelie E., MD

Administrative Staff


Clare, Christine,
Hamilton, Maria
Hart, Rebecca
Marchand, Ann,
Musar, Cyndi
Sargent, Sue
Shuey, Suzanne
Warren, Louise,