Dr. Douglas Scott Diekema MD Pediatrician

Dr. Douglas Diekema is a pediatrician in Seattle, Washington and is affiliated with Seattle Children's Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of North Carolina School of Medicine and has been in practice for 29 years. Dr. Diekema accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 346 doctors at Seattle Children's Hospital who specialize in Pediatrics.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatrician: General Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

Seattle Children's Hospital

Education & Medical Training

University of Wisconsin
Residency, Pediatrics, 1985–1990

University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Class of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 25 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 20 years in Pediatric Emergency Medicine

WA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FAAP), American Academy of Pediatrics

Publications & Presentations

Assent in Research: The Voices of Adolescents.
Grady, C.,Wiener, L.,Abdoler, E.,Trauernicht, E.,Zadeh, S.,Diekema, D. S.,Wilfond, B. S.,Wendler, D.

Personal Belief Exemptions From School Vaccination Requirements.
Diekema, D. S.

Provider dismissal of vaccine-hesitant families: Misguided policy that fails to benefit children.
Diekema, D. S.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Capital Blue Cross PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • ODS Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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