Top Doctors 2017: Internal Medicine

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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.

Neetilekha Choudhury, M.D., endocrinology, women’s health, hypertension, diabetes; UW Neighborhood Factoria Clinic, Internal Medicine, 13231 SE 36th St., Suite 110, Bellevue, 425.957.9000; University of Washington Medical Center; Gauhati Medical College, India, 1989
    
Edward S. Dy, M.D., diabetes; UW Neighborhood Factoria Clinic, Internal Medicine, 13231 SE 36th St., Suite 110, Bellevue, 425.957.9000; University of Washington Medical Center; University of Santo Tomas School of Medicine, Philippines, 1991 
   
Steven A. Hayashi, M.D., preventive medicine; Virginia Mason Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.583.2299; Virginia Mason Medical Center; New York University School of Medicine, 1983 
   
Carrie Horwitch, M.D., HIV/AIDS, preventive medicine, sexually transmitted diseases, travel medicine; Virginia Mason Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.583.2299; Virginia Mason Medical Center; University of Arizona College of Medicine, 1987
     
James Lund, M.D.,* infectious disease, preventive medicine; Pacific Medical Center, 12910 Totem Lake Blvd., Suite 10, Kirkland, 425.814.5000; EvergreenHealth; University of Missouri School of Medicine, 1991
    
Toshiko F. Magnus, M.D.,* The Everett Clinic, 4420 76th St. NE, Marysville, 360.651.7491; Providence Regional Medical Center Everett; Yale University, 1990
     
John Moen, M.D., chronic illness, preventive medicine, asthma, allergy and immunology; Swedish Downtown Seattle Primary Care, 800 Fifth Ave., Suite P100, Seattle, 206.320.3351; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill campus; New York Medical College, 1985
    
Charles Nam, M.D., disease prevention; MultiCare Puyallup Internal Medicine Clinic, 1701 Third St. SE, Suite 300, Puyallup, 253.697.5767; MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital; University of Washington, 1992
    
Julie A. Pattison, M.D., stroke, preventive medicine; Virginia Mason Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.583.2299; Virginia Mason Medical Center; University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, 1984
    
Douglas A. Portelance, M.D.,* EvergreenHealth, Internal Medicine, 12333 NE 130th Lane, Suite 310, Kirkland; 425.899.6700; EvergreenHealth; University of Washington, 1984
    
Steven W. Rittenberg, M.D., Evergreen Health Primary Care, 1909 214th St. SE, Suite 110, Bothell, 425.488.4988; EvergreenHealth; University of California, Davis, 1993
    
Sundance Rogers, M.D., women’s health, geriatric medicine, preventive medicine; Virginia Mason Bainbridge Island Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 380 Winslow Way E, Bainbridge, 206.842.5632; Virginia Mason Medical Center; University of Florida College of Medicine, 1993
     
Agata K. Sikora, M.D., diabetes, preventive medicine, geriatric medicine; The Polyclinic, Primary Care, 904 Seventh Ave., Seattle, 206.860.2344; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill campus; University of Washington, 1996
    
Michael C. Soung, M.D., preventive medicine; Virginia Mason Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.583.2299; Virginia Mason Medical Center; Northwestern University, 2003
    
Dominick R. Toulouse, M.D., preventive medicine, cholesterol/lipid disorders, concierge medicine; Southlake Clinic, Internal Medicine, 4011 Talbot Road S, Suite 440, Renton, 425.271.5020; Valley Medical Center; St. Louis University, 1980

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