Cecilia Trydestam, MD

Specialty: General Surgery

Location(s): Moses Lake Clinic – Samaritan Building 

Dr Trydestam is a board certified general surgeon with expertise in the surgical management of gastrointestinal disease, hernias and breast disease. She is originally from Sweden but has spent most of her life on the east coast of the US. She lives in Moses Lake and enjoys learning how to grow vegetables and wrangle goats.

Education & Certifications:

  • BS, Behavioral Neuroscience, Lehigh University, Pennsylvania, phi beta kappa, 2004
  • MS, Molecular Biology, Lehigh University, Pennsylvania 2005
  • MD, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2009

Advanced Education:

  • Residency in General Surgery, Maine Medical Center, 2009 – 2014

Board Certification:

  • American College of Surgeons, Board Certified, 2016

Special Interests:

  • Laparoscopic abdominal surgery
  • Laparoscopic repair of hernias of the abdominal wall and groin
  • Surgical management of gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • Surgical oncology: surgery for cancer of the skin, colon and other sites
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy
  • Trained in advanced trauma life support (ATLS) by the American College of Surgeons


  • English
  • Swedish


Primary Phone: (509) 764-6400

Primary Fax: (509) 764-6480

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Moses Lake Clinic

DIRECTIONS: Dr. Trydestam’s practice is located at the Samaritan Building 1550 S Pioneer Way 3rd floor suite 305.