Top Doctors

For our 17th annual report on the Puget Sound area’s most trusted physicians, we went straight to the experts—with the help of health care research firm Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.—and asked Seattle-area doctors to recommend their peers. The list of 412 physicians, in more than 66 specialties, on the following pages is the result of those recommendations.

Andrew Inglis, M.D., airway disorders, voice disorders, laryngeal stenosis, respiratory papillomatosis; Seattle Children’s Hospital, Otolaryngology, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle 206.987.2105; Seattle Children’s Hospital, Univer

Anesthesiologists, neurologists, orthopedic surgeons, neurosurgeons and some psychiatrists practice pain medicine.

Hower Kwon, M.D., autism spectrum disorders, anxiety & mood disorders, ADD/ADHD; Bellevue Child Behavior Center, 365 118th Ave.

David C. Chang, M.D., sleep disorders, apnea; The Polyclinic Sleep Medicine Center, 1145 Broadway, second floor, Seattle, 206.860.4545; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill campus; Indiana University, 1995
    

Byron D. Joyner, M.D., MPA, hydronephrosis, hypospadias, reconstructive surgery;

These radiologists use minimally invasive, image-guided procedures to diagnose and treat diseases in most organ systems.

Vascular surgeons treat diseases of the arteries and veins (excluding the heart) through medical therapy, minimally invasive catheter procedures and surgical reconstruction.

Internists focus on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of adult diseases, usually long-term, comprehensive care. Internal medicine specialists and family medicine specialists serve as primary care physicians.