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:

Annual Well Woman Exam

Katlyn Rhodes is very genuine and concerned. She talked to the entire time which eased my anxiety.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Rachel has a gentle bedside manner and took time to talk through my questions.

Annual Well Woman Exam

She spent a lot of time with me and answered all of my questions!

Obstetrical Appointment (routine)

Answered all of my questions, very informative and helpful!

Annual Well Woman Exam

Dr. Nussman listened to my questions and didn't make me feel rushed.

Gynecological Problem Visit

Checked my previous tests for comparison. Listened to my symptoms. Explained everything. Didn’t make me feel like I was wasting her time.

Gynecological Problem Visit

Staff is very courteous and professional and Dr Lies is an amazing doctor!

Annual Well Woman Exam

Dr Grana took the time to listen to my concerns. She was efficient but caring.

Fertility Evaluation / Treatment

Dr. Sandbulte always takes time to listen to me, and she always gives the best medical advice.

Annual Well Woman Exam

The most amazing thing is getting the mammogram at the same time as the well visit and the whole thing done in less than an hour. Extremely efficient & friendly staff.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Dr. Barlow is informative and and easy to talk to

Annual Well Woman Exam

Dr. Benavides is always so great! She talks, listens, offers advice and is always helpful.

Gynecological Exams

Professional, respectful and quick

Obstetrical Appointment (routine)

Dr. Murphy is excellent

Bone Density

Kindness of staff; provider is a great listener and very empathetic. I had 2 procedures and an office visit. Everything went quick and was very efficient.

Gynecological Exams

Short wait for provider, provider was pleasant, listened to concerns and kind.

Pap Smear

Debbie was comforting and extremely efficient. I love a speedy visit!

Gynecological Ultrasound / Sonogram

Dr. McCallum is a patient doctor

Gynecological Exams

Amy is very thorough and takes time to answer questions I may have.

Annual Well Woman Exam

They made me feel very comfortable and relaxed