Carolyn Gardella, MD, MPH
Professor
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Division Chief, Women's Health VA Puget Sound
Sites of Practice: 
VA Puget Sound
Date Joined UW Medicine: 
1999
Languages: 
English

Faculty Information

Biography

Personal Interests:

Enjoys hiking, skiing, volunteering in my community and spending time with my family.

Why did you decide to pursue a career in OB/GYN?

I decided to pursue a career in OBGYN because it allowed me to combine all of my favorite parts of medical school while caring for a person across their lifespan.

What are your favorite things about living in the Seattle area?

Seattle is an amazing place to live and work. It is physically beautiful and full of art and culture in addition tons of options for getting outdoors.

Board Certification: 
Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2002
Licensure: 
Washington, 1996
Education & Training: 
MPH, Epidemiology
University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine
Seattle, WA
2001
Fellowship, Infectious Diseases and STD Prevention
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
2001
Residency, Obstetrics & Gynecology
University of Washington School of Medicine
Seattle, WA
1999
MD
State University of New York
Stony Brook, NY
1995
Honors: 
Seattle Metropolitan "Top Doctor"
2018
Seattle Metropolitan Magazine "Top Doctor"
2017
Seattle Metropolitan Magazine "Top Doctor"
2012
John T. Conrad Memorial Research Award
2000
Best Abstract Award from Infectious Disease Society for Obstetrics and Gynecology; Symptomatic Herpes Simplex Virus and Cesarean Section
1999
Chief Resident Award for Teaching Excellence
1999
Janet Glascow Memorial Achievement Citation
1995
Memberships: 
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Infectious Disease Society for Obstetrics and Gynecology
Seattle Gynecological Society
National Vulvodynia Association