Belinda Fu, M.D.
Belinda was born and raised in suburban Los Angeles. She attended Stanford University for her undergraduate education, and received her medical degree at the University of California, San Francisco. Following medical school, she was a Lecturer in Human Biology and Pharmacology at Stanford University, and then moved to Washington to do her family medicine residency and faculty development fellowship at the University of Washington. Belinda was a faculty physician at the Valley Family Medicine Residency program in Renton, Washington before joining the faculty at Swedish First Hill (Ballard) in 2014. Her areas of clinical interest include patient education, encouraging healthy lifestyles, disease prevention, and women’s health. Her primary academic specialty is improving the quality of teaching in medicine. In addition, Belinda is an expert in the field of medical improv, which is the use of improv theatre techniques to improve communication and teamwork in medicine.
Outside of medicine, Belinda is a professional improv actor, and also enjoys volleyball, snowboarding, hiking, swimming, writing, sleeping, and travel. She has a middle-aged Springer Spaniel who is impossibly cute. Belinda is also a good resource for restaurant recommendations in Seattle. When she’s not in Seattle, she is usually in Hawaii.