Ann E. Giesel, MD

Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, Differences in Sex Development

On staff since November 1990

Children's Title: Clinic Chief, Gynecology

Academic Title: Clinical Professor

  • Ann E. Giesel, MD, is director of pediatric and adolescent gynecology at Seattle Children’s Hospital and clinical professor of pediatrics in the Division of Adolescent Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine. She serves as medical director of the King County Juvenile Detention Center Health Clinic and is medical director of the Evening Clinics at the Country Doctor FreeTeen Clinic for Homeless Youth.

    She earned her MD from the University of Louisville. Dr. Giesel completed a pediatrics residency and a fellowship in adolescent medicine at the University of Washington and was a fellow in child sexual abuse at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. She is board certified in pediatrics and adolescent medicine.

  • Award Name Award Description Awarded By Award Date
    SEATTLE'S TOP DOCTOR - 2019 Seattle Magazine 2019
    SEATTLE'S TOP DOCTOR - 2018 Seattle Magazine 2018
    SEATTLE'S TOP DOCTOR - 2017 Seattle Magazine 2017
    Seattles Top Doctor 2016 Seattle Met Magazine 2016
    SEATTLE MAGAZINE TOP DOCTOR - 2016 Seattle Magazine 2016
    Seattle Magazine Top Doctor - 2012 Seattle Magazine Top Doctor - 2012 Seattle Magazine 2012
    U.S. News Top Doctor U.S. News and World Report 2012
  • Other Publications

    • Paul KJ, Garcia PJ, Giesel AE, Holmes KK, Hitti JE
      Generation C: prevalence of and risk factors for chlamydia trachomatis among adolescents and young women in Lima, Peru.
      19698033 Journal of women's health (2002), 2009 Sept. : 1419-24


Board Certification(s)

Adolescent Medicine

Medical/Professional School

University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville


Pediatrics, Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle

Clinical Interests

Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (non-surgical)

STDs and Sexual Abuse

Research Focus Area

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention