Charles H. Beymer
Clinical Associate Professor
Division of Gastroenterology

Faculty Information


Dr. Beymer is board certified in adult gastroenterology. His interests include early detection and management of Barrett's esophagus, prevention of esophageal and colorectal cancers, and care of patients with inflammatory bowel diseases.

His clinical procedural focus is on advanced therapeutic endoscopy including pancreaticobiliary endoscopy (ERCP), advanced endoscopic imaging to detect early gastrointestinal cancers, and endoscopic stenting. He is an associate professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Washington, with over twenty years of clinical experience. He primarily sees patients at the Puget Sound VA Medical Center in Seattle.

Board Certifications:

  • Gastroenterology, 2002, American Board of Internal Medicine
Education & Training: 
Teaching Appointment
University of Arizona College of Medicine
Teaching Appointment
University of Arizona School of Medicine
Fellowship in Gastroenterology
University of Washington
Residency in Internal Medicine
University of Washington
Internship in Internal Medicine
Presbyterian/St. Luke Medical Center
Residency in Otolaryngology
University of Colorado HSC
Internship in Surgery
University of Colorado HSC
Master in Public Health
Uniformed Services University (USUHS)
Medical Education
Uniformed Services University (USUHS)
Research & Clinical Interests
Clinical Interests: 
  • Gastroenterology (Digestive)
  • Hospital Medicine

Beymer CH, Quock RM. *Molindone: An apomorphine antagonist in the rabbit. Communications in Psychopharmacology 1977; 1:385-392.

Beymer CH, Kowdley KV, Larson AM, Edmonson P, Dellinger EP, Flum DR. Prevalence and predictors of asymptomatic liver disease in patients undergoing gastric bypass surgery. Archives of Surgery 2003; 138: 1240-1244.

Schwartz JM, Beymer CH, Althaus SJ, Larson AM, Zaman A, Glickerman DJ, Kowdley KV. Clinical consequences of increased pulmonary artery pressure following transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunting. Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology 2004; 38:590-594.