Tristan R. Osborn M.D., Ph.D.

Tristan R. Osborn M.D., Ph.D.


  • English


  • Hospital Medicine
  • Primary Care - Internal Medicine


Dr. Tristan Osborn is a hospitalist at Northwest Hospital & Medical Center. He received his medical degree and completed his residency at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle. He earned a Ph.D. in biochemistry from the University of Washington, where he studied vitamin K metabolism. He served as chief medical resident with the Veteran's Administration Medical Center in Seattle.

Dr. Osborn is board certified in internal medicine.

Patient Care Philosophy

I enjoy working with patients and families during the intense and stressful time of admission to the hospital. I believe it is crucial for patients to understand their diagnoses and treatment plans, and as such I strive to maintain the highest degree of effective communication and patient education possible.

Clinical Interests

Critical care medicine, palliative care medicine; transfusion medicine; coagulation disorders.

Research Interests

Dr. Osborn's research interests include satisfaction with end-of-life care in the intensive care unit and basic science research in vitamin K metabolism.


Institution Credential Year
University of Washington School of Medicine Residency 2011
University of Washington Medical Center Medical education 2007
Degree Institution Year
MD University of Washington, School of Medicine 2007

Board Certifications

Certification Specialty Year
American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine 2010