Denise M Olson

Denise M Olson, MD

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Durham Women’s Clinic: Durham

209 East Carver Street
Durham, NC 27704
Phone: (919) 471-2273 Fax: (919) 479-0881


Residency: Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center

Medical School: Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

Undergraduate School: Western Michigan University

Hospital Affiliations

Duke Regional Hospital

Dr. Olson grew up near Grand Rapids, Michigan. She received her BS degree at Western Michigan University and then attended Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, where she was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Her obstetrics and gynecology residency training years were done at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, where she served as Administrative Chief Resident. Dr. Olson was recently awarded the Department of Biological Sciences Alumni Achievement Award from the College of Arts and Sciences of Western Michigan University. Dr. Olson joined the Durham Women’s Clinic in 1993.

Dr. Olson practices office gynecologic care, including office gynecologic procedures. She has enjoyed caring for women and their daughters throughout her many years at Durham Women’s Clinic.

Dr. Olson has two grown sons, two dogs and four “granddogs”. Her interests outside of medicine include tennis, gardening, piano, travel, fossil hunting, reading, and genealogy.

Patient Reviews

Overall patient rating for UWH of The Carolinas:

Birth Control Consultation

Very kind and knowledgeable and reassuring of my concerns.

Pap Smear

Experience was great..

Annual Well Woman Exam

Dr. Jennings (Gausman) never rushes through your appointments , is a good listener, and is thorough. She will make suggestions without ever pushing anything on you. Very comfortable and easy to talk to.

Bone Density

Doctor and staff are very personable, pleasant.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Very fast, professional & friendly

Pap Smear

The atmosphere is very comfortable. I think Dr. V is my absolute favorite. He always makes me feel comfortable, he always explains things and is really funny. The nurses are wonderful too. I prefer this office so much I take the 45 minute drive there instead of local offices. They are really great!

Lab Work

Excellent bedside manner, careful listener, responsive to my needs. Very competent. I am very happy with Dr. Dimon.

Breast Exam

Dr maydew is great at listening and making you feel not crazy and taking your concerns seriously

Annual Well Woman Exam

Dr. Jones is very thorough and kind.

Gynecological Problem Visit

Marie showed concern for my problem and offered solutions.

Gynecological Problem Visit

Pleasant, thorough

Annual Well Woman Exam

Everyone from the front dest staff, medical assistants, and Dr's all all so kind! The office is always clean. I am never kept waiting.

Annual Well Woman Exam

The staff is friendly and helpful. Dr. Beeson is professional and approachable. Takes her time to listen and follows up quickly.

Gynecological Exams

She listens and is very knowledgeable.

Annual Well Woman Exam

On time, courteous, informative, and made me feel comfortable.

Office Visit / Follow-up

The nurse really takes the time to get to know you. Dr t is always amazing

Annual Well Woman Exam

A very thorough and compassionate physician.

Gynecological Problem Visit

Hannah was so kind, informative & answered my questions. Highly recommend!

Prescription Medication / Rx Refill

What I love the most from Dr. Scherer is her professionalism, warmth, and genuine care. She takes the time to listen attentively to my concerns, ensuring that I feel heard and understood. I also appreciate her ability to offer clear explanations, answer all my questions, and provide thoughtful, personalized medical advice.

Annual Well Woman Exam

She took the time to explain everything that she did. She also answered my questions, made sure that I was on the same page as she was.. Listen to what I had to say and answered each concern that I had.