Janet Chieh, M.D., diseases and surgery of the retina and vitreous, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration; Virginia Mason Hospital & Seattle Medical Center, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.223.6840; Virginia Mason; University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 2003
Gary W. Chung, M.D., bladeless cataract surgery, Lasik/ICL refractive surgery, cornea and external eye disorders; Evergreen Eye Center, 14031 Ambaum Blvd. SW, Burien, 800.340.3595; Highline Medical Center; University of Texas, 2000
Archie Adams, M.D., aviation medicine, family medicine; MultiCare Centers of Occupational Medicine Puyallup, 1450 Fifth St. SE, Suite 1500, Puyallup, 253.697.4005; Albany Medical College, New York, 2004
Sheemain Asaria, M.D., obstetrics and gynecology; Center for Women’s Health at Evergreen, 12910 Totem Lake Blvd. NE, Suite 102, Kirkland, 425.899.4455; EvergreenHealth Medical Center; Texas Tech, 2003
Karen Bohmke, M.D., general obstetrics/gynecology; Northwest Women’s Healthcare, 1101 Madison St., Suite 1150, Seattle, 206.386.3400; Swedish Medical Center; University of California, Davis, 1980
Austin Hsu, D.C., auto accident injury, work injury, sport injury; Back 2 Health, 1601 116th Ave. NE, Suite 111, Bellevue, 451 SW 10th St., Suite 104, Renton, 425.285.9304; Southern California University of Health Science, 2001
Vuong Vo, D.C., rehabilitation, physical therapy; Performance Chiropractic, 1527 10th St., Marysville, 360.547.4044; University of Western States, 2009
Farrokh Farrokhi, M.D., skull base tumors, movement disorders, minimally invasive and complex spine; Virginia Mason Hospital & Seattle Medical Center, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.223.7525; Virginia Mason; Baylor College of Medicine, 1998
Varun Laohaprasit, M.D., spine surgery, brain surgery; Neurological Associates of Washington, 1600 116th Ave. NE, Suite 302, Bellevue, 425.505.2203; Overlake Hospital Medical Center, EvergreenHealth Medical Center; Chulalongkorn Hospital, Bangkok/University of Washington, 1978
Yipei Lin, N.D., LAc, naturopathic medicine; Maya Whole Health Studio, 1322 Lake Washington Blvd. N, Suite 3, Renton, 425.271.0200; Bastyr University, 2011
Gregory Rudolf**, M.D., pain management, addiction medicine; Swedish Pain and Headache Center, 1101 Madison St., Suite 200, Seattle, 206.386.2013; Swedish Medical Center, Cascade Behavioral Hospital; Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, 2000
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
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
A pathologist examines body tissues to diagnose of diseases, and to determine the cause of various conditions, including death.
Jonathan Rhim, M.D., dermatopathology, malignant melanoma; Group Health, Capitol Hill campus, 125 16th Ave. E, Seattle, 206.326.3000; Group Health Cooperative, Overlake Hospital Medical Center; George Washington University, 1989
Anesthesiologists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons and sometimes psychiatrists practice pain management.
Marshall Bedder, M.D., spinal pain, neuropathic pain, spinal cord stimulation; Pacific Medical Centers, 1101 Madison St., Suite 400, Seattle, 206.505.1300; PacMed, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle Surgery Center, Overlake Hospital Medical Center, EvergreenHealth Medical Center; University of Manitoba, 1982
The care of the kidneys and urinary system—nephrologists treat kidney disorders, diabetes, renal failure and other illnesses.
Cyrus Cryst, M.D., chronic kidney disease, dialysis, kidney transplantation; Virginia Mason Hospital & Seattle Medical Center, Buck Pavilion, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.223.6673; Virginia Mason, Port Angeles Kidney Center; University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, 1984
The management of care during pregnancy and childbirth—obstetricians and gynecologists work in this specialty.
Edith Cheng**, M.D., genetic disorders, prenatal diagnosis, fetal therapy; UW Medical Center, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.4070; UWMC, Seattle Children’s Hospital; University of Washington, 1987
A broad specialty focusing on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of adult diseases—usually long-term, comprehensive care
Bonnie Baker, M.D., hospital medicine, Group Health Bellevue Medical Center, 11511 NE 10th St., Bellevue, 425.502.3280; Overlake Hospital Medical Center, Group Health Permanente; University of Rochester, 2006
Susan Baumgaertel**, M.D., preventive medicine, women’s health, menopause; The Polyclinic Madison Center, 904 Seventh Ave., Seattle, 206.860.4759; Swedish Medical Center; University of Washington, 1993