Obstetrics & Gynecology

To request an appoitment please call: 206-292-2200
We see patients in Seattle (Nordstrom Tower), and Bellevue (Bellevue Commons).

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At Minor & James Obstetrics and Gynecology, we provide comprehensive services so that you can be sure your health is in excellent hands whether it's a routine annual exam or a complicated birth or illness. Compassion, integrity and fairness are the basis for our relationship with you and your family. Listening to you and facilitating open communication ensures we meet our goal of promoting women's health and preventing disease.

We have access to the most up-to-date technology and patient-care services, including a full spectrum of imaging services at our First Hill location. All blood tests are drawn in the clinic and sent directly to our laboratory for streamlined results. We provide same day appointments with the on-call physician for all urgent medical needs. Telephone triage nurses are available to all patients Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Minor & James Obstetrics and Gynecology is proud to deliver at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle.  In addition to a wonderful labor and delivery team, Swedish offers new moms post-baby care at The Lytle Center.  Here, in a warm, welcoming space, new moms and dads take classes, gather support from each other, get help with lactation, and take advantage of a new-mom and well-baby exams a few days after birth to make sure everything’s going just right.

Our gynecological expertise includes:

  • Abnormal bleeding treatment
  • Abnormal Pap smears evaluation and treatment
  • Adolescent gynecology
  • Advanced maternal age care
  • Annual pelvic and breast exams, routine Pap smears
  • Breast problems
  • Endometriosis
  • Endoscopic surgery
  • Genital infections
  • Incontinence
  • LEEP procedures (treatment for pre-cancerous cervical cell changes)
  • Menopause management and medicine
  • NovaSure endometrial ablation
  • Ovarian cysts
  • Pelvic support problems
  • Sexual issues
  • STD testing and treatment
  • Surgery of the uterus, tubes and ovaries

Our obstetric expertise includes:


When Should I Have My First Pelvic Exam? By Susan Block, M.D.
What is Umbilical Cord Banking?
By Kelley Hanrahan, M.D.
Do Self Breast Exams Matter?
By Ashley Fuller, M.D.
Eating for Two? Nutrition in Pregnancy
By Teresa Patani, M.D.
One Size Does Not Fit All When it Comes to Birth Control
By Anita Tourigny, ARNP
Hormone Therapy, By Susan Block, M.D.
Are You Up to Date on Your Pap Smear?, By Ashley Fuller, M.D. 

Physician Spotlight: Dr. Ashley Fuller