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Robert Pringle, M.D., FACOG
"I genuinely enjoy working with patients to provide personally tailored ongoing preventative health care and to offer solutions to complex gynecologic problems with modern advanced surgical techniques if needed that provide excellent results with greater safety and speedier patient recovery,"

Special Focus

  • Advanced minimal incision Gynecologic surgery.
  • Hysteroscopy and endometrial ablation.
  • Laparoscopic and Laparoscopic assisted hysterectomy.
  • Bladder repair and correction of prolapse conditions.


  • Colorado College, B.A. 1973
  • University of Colorado, M.D. Degree 1978.
  • Graduate University of Colorado OB-GYN Residency 1982.
  • Certified as a specialist by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology 1984. Actively recertified every year since including 2006.

Awards and Honors

  • M.D. degree University of Colorado Cum Laude.
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Medical Society.
  • Distinguished Service Award for “Outstanding leadership, service and dedication to excellence in women’s health care.” Awarded by Washington state American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and Washington State Obstetrical Association 1997.
  • Named in Best Physicians in America starting in 2003 and ongoing.
  • Named as one of Washington's Best Doctors by WA Washington's State Magazine Fall 2008.

Professional Appointments

  • Past Chief of Surgery United General Hospital and
    Skagit Valley Hospital.
  • Past President of the Medical Staff of Affiliated
    Health Services.
  • Past President Skagit-Island Medical Society.
  • Past Chairman American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Washington state Section.

Professional Society Membership

  • Washington State Medical Association.
  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
  • Seattle Gynecologic Society.
  • Pacific Northwest Obstetrical and Gynecological Association.

A little about Dr. Robert Pringle

Dr. Robert Pringle has practiced with his wife, Dr. Barbara Pringle in the Skagit Valley since 1982. He grew up in Denver Colorado, but he and his wife enjoy the wonders of th Pacific Northwest and their many friends in Washington and British Columbia.

He and his wife, Barbara, have enjoyed raising a family in the valley and he actively pursues interests in rock climbing, hiking, skiing, mountain and road biking plus ice hockey. His son Andrew is a youth program coordinator for Washington Trails and a former naturalist Ranger in the North Cascade National Park. His other son Brian pursues an active sporting profession as an extreme skier, ski patrol manager, avalanche rescue coordinator and white water river guide in southern Colorado. Andrew is married to Hillary Burgess, a graduate researcher at the University of Washington and Brian is married to Megan, who teaches at Pagosa Springs High School and in the summer season is, herself, a professional white water river guide.




8:30 am − 12:30 pm
1:30 pm − 5:30 pm
Monday − Friday


125 N 18th St, Suite A
Mount Vernon, WA

During office hours

Answering Service for
after hours Emergencies

1-800-726-5964 or