Top Doctors

Stories by Sally James, Amelia Apfel, Sheila Cain, Elsy Pawelak Niki Stojnic
For 15 years, we have asked Seattle-area doctors this question: To whom would you send a loved one for medical care?

Today, we launch Seattle magazine’s 13th annual Top Doctors survey (seattlemag.com/topdocssurvey).

The numbers are staggering: An estimated 3.8 million sport- and recreation-related concussions occur every year across the country, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Three Eastside tech firms have pioneered lifesaving new devices and treatments in the past year.

Multiple sclerosis is more prevalent in the Northwest than almost anywhere else on earth, for reasons that are largely unknown, according to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society—more than 12,000 people in the Northwest, Montana

There’s a powerful new weapon in the battle against pediatric cancer, thanks to a new “smart” therapy that could one day eliminate the need for chemotherapy and radiation.

When Courtney Crocker found herself wide awake and cleaning her house at 4 a.m., she knew she needed a different way to manage her insomnia.

With thousands of health-related websites and smartphone apps to choose from, finding the best can be daunting. We checked in with local doctors* to find out which sites they recommend—and use themselves.

All Conceivable Options: R. Dale McClure, M.D. (see photo above)

Over the past decade, Seattle magazine has been the go-to resource for information about the best doctors in the region.