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Derek Sylte, MD

Dr. Derek Sylte

Derek is a Washington native who grew up in Shoreline and did his undergraduate studies in philosophy at the University of Washington (UW). Throughout his undergraduate years he worked with patients at a local psychiatric hospital. Prior to matriculating at the UW School of Medicine, he worked in a lab at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. While attending medical school, he quickly developed an interest in primary care and was active in various primary care interest groups. Derek has a long history of international work that has taken him to France, Australia, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Guatemala and Jamaica. Derek and his wife, Monica, have been married over 11 years have a two-year-old daughter named Maya. As a family, they enjoy travelling, hiking, camping, and trying new restaurants.

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