Top Docs '14: Neurology

Michael Elliott, M.D., ALS, neuromuscular medicine; Virginia Mason Hospital & Seattle Medical Center, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.341.0420, EvergreenHealth Medical Center, 12039 NE 128th St., Suite 300, Kirkland, 425.899.3135; Virginia Mason, EvergreenHealth; George Washington University, 1990

Eric Gierke, M.D., neuromuscular medicine and EMG and nerve conduction testing, headache disorders, cognitive disorders including dementia; Swedish Neuroscience Institute, 550 17th Ave., Suite 400, Seattle, 206.320.3494; Swedish Medical Center, University of Washington Department of Neurology (clinical assistant professor); University of Washington, 1990

Lily Jung Henson**, M.D., MMM, multiple sclerosis, dementia; Swedish Neuroscience Institute, Seattle, 206.320.2800; Swedish Medical Center, 5350 Tallman Ave., NW, Suite 400 (Ballard); Swedish; Northwestern University, Chicago, 1986

Braden T. Nago, M.D., clinical neurophysiology (EMG/EEG), headaches; The Polyclinic Madison Center, 904 Seventh Ave., Seattle, 206.860.2310; Swedish Medical Center; University of Hawaii, 2000

Timothy Scearce, M.D., dementia, migraine, multiple sclerosis; Group Health, Capitol Hill campus, 125 16th Ave. E, Seattle, 206.326.3080; Group Health Cooperative, Virginia Mason Medical Center, University of Washington School of Medicine; Georgetown University, 1984


Sidney M. Gospe Jr., M.D., Ph.D., pediatric neuromuscular disease, neurotoxicology, pyridoxine-dependent epilepsy; Seattle Children’s Hospital, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, 206.987.2078; Seattle Children’s, UW Medical Center; Duke University, 1981

Jacqui Hrivnak**, M.D., MultiCare Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital, 317 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, 311 S. L St., Tacoma, 253.792.6630; MultiCare Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital; University of Pittsburgh, 1992

Lauren Plawner, M.D., diagnosis and management of seizures, headaches, physical disabilities; The Polyclinic Madison Center, 904 Seventh Ave., The Polyclinic Northgate, 11011 Meridian Ave. N, Seattle, 206.860.4465; Swedish Medical Center, Seattle Children’s Hospital; Yale University, 1995 

Ednea A. Simon, M.D., diagnosis and treatment of seizures, clinical neurophysiology (electroencephalography/prolonged video-EEG monitoring), evaluation and treatment of neurologic disorders in newborns; Swedish Medical Center, 600 Broadway, Suite 400, Seattle, 206.215.1440; Swedish, Seattle Children’s Hospital; State University of Campinas, Unicamp, Brazil, 1983