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Derel Finch, M.D., F.C.C.P.

Dr. Finch is board certified in pulmonology, critical care medicine and internal medicine.  He specializes in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension and Critical Care.

Dr. Finch is medical director of ICU and eICU for the Swedish Health System.  He received his medical degree from the University of Washington, completed his residency at Duke University, and received training in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Washington.  He has practiced clinical ICU medicine for over a decade at Swedish, and currently has clinical and administrative responsibilities over the 7 ICU's and 91 ICU beds across the Swedish system.  He no longer has an out-patient practice but is still an active member of the Minor & James Medical Group. He has championed a variety of patient safety and quality initiatives in collaboration with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement.  He has been featured in the “Top Doctors” issues of Seattle Magazine and Seattle Metropolitan Magazine.

In his personal time, Dr. Finch enjoys "spending time my family, my family, my family, and when time allows…exercise".


King County Medical Society; Washington State Medical Association; American Thoracic Society; American College of Chest Physicians; Society of Critical Care Medicine

Office Locations

No offices.


Dr. Finch is currently not accepting appointments.


Medical SchoolUniversity of Washington, WA ResidencyDuke University Medical Center, NC FellowshipPulmonary and Critical Care Medicine - University of Washington, WA Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Pulmonary Disease
American Board of Critical Care Medicine
State of Washington Medical License

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