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Adam W.

Physician Faculty
Advanced Endoscopy
General Gastroenterology
Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine
Section Chief, UW Medicine Montlake


Adam Templeton, M.D., is a board certified gastroenterologist at UW Medical Center and a UW associate professor of Gastroenterology and Medicine.

In addition to general gastroenterology, Dr. Templeton has a specialized focus in the use of endoscopy for advanced and therapeutic procedures such as ERCP, endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), cholangioscopy, stent placement, tissue apposition and endoscopic mucosal resection for early GI malignancy. He believes in listening to the patient first and always.

Dr. Templeton earned his M.D. at Dartmouth. He is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. His clinical and research interests include the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of early GI malignancy, using endoscopy to bring a minimally invasive approach to gastrointestinal disease, Barrett's esophagus, endoscopy in patients with surgically altered anatomy and diagnosis and management of biliary strictures.

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology, 2014, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine, 2010, American Board of Internal Medicine

Education & Training

  • Fellowship in Gastroenterology University of Washington, 2014
  • Residency in Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 2011
  • Internship in Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 2008
  • Medical Education, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, 2007

Clinical Interests

  • Gastroenterology (Digestive)
  • Telehealth Services



Templeton AW, Pobi KK, Turco J, Nangia AJ. Case report: Prolactinoma presenting as a failed vasectomy reversal. Journal of Fertility and Sterility. Nov; 88(5): 1438. e3-5. Epub 2007. Jun 11 PMID: 17561007. [original work]

Templeton AW, Brentnall TA., Screening and surgical outcomes of familial pancreatic cancer. Surgical Clinics of North America. 2013 Jun; 93(3): 629-45. Epub 2013 Apr 13. [review]

3) Templeton AW, Strate LL., Updates in Diverticular Disease. Current Gastroenterology Reports. 2013; Aug; 15(8):339. [review]

Templeton A, Hwang JH., Confocal Microscopy in the Esophagus and Stomach. Clinical Endoscopy. 2013 Sep; 46(5):445-449. Epub 2013 Sep 30. [review]

Templeton AW, Bodnar A, Gan SI, Irani S, Ross A, Low D., Occurrence of invasive cancer following endoscopic treatment of Barrett’s with High-Grade Dysplasia and Intramucosal Cancer in Physiologically Fit Patients: Time for a Review of Surveillance and Treatment Guidelines. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 2014 May; 79 (5):839-44 Epub Jan 16, 2014. [original work]

Templeton AW, Webb K, Hwang JH, Seibel EJ, Saunders M. Scanning Fiber Endoscopy: No longer driving blind. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 2014 Jun; 79(6). Epub 2014 Jan 23. [original work]

Abbas AM, Strong AT, Diehl DL, Brauer BC, Lee IH, Burbridge R, Zivny J, Higa JT, Falcão M, El Hajj II, Tarnasky P, Enestvedt BK, Ende AR, Thaker AM, Pawa R, Jamidar P, Sampath K, de Moura EGH, Kwon RS, Suarez AL, Aburajab M, Wang AY, Shakhatreh MH, Kaul V, Kang L, Kowalski TE, Pannala R, Tokar J, Aadam AA, Tzimas D, Wagh MS, Draganov PV; LA-ERCP Research Group. Multicenter evaluation of the clinical utility of laparoscopy-assisted ERCP in patients with Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Gastrointest Endosc. 2018 Apr;87(4):1031-1039.

Koch LK, Templeton A, Westerhoff M. Carcinoma Cuniculatum: A rare cause of a gastroesophageal junction mass. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 Aug; 16(8): A37-38

Ichkhanian Y, Vosoughi K, Diehl DL, Grimm IS, James TW, Templeton AW, Hajifathalian K, Tokar JL, Samarasena JB, Chehade NEH, Lee J, Chang K, Mizrahi M, Barawi M, Irani S, Friedland S, Korc P, Aadam AA, Al-Haddad MA, Kowalski TE, Novikov A, Smallfield G, Ginsberg GG, Oza VM, Panuu D, Fukami N, Pohl H, Lajin M, Kumta NA, Tang SJ, Naga YM, Amateau SK, Brewer GOI, Kumbhari V, Sharaiha R, Khashab MA. A large multicenter cohort on the use of full-thickness resection device for difficult colon lesions. Surg Endosc. 2020 Mar 16