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Top Doctors 2021: From Engineer To Heart Surgeon

Dr. Robert Binford’s unique background influences his approach

Name: Robert Binford, M.D. Practice and Hospital Affiliation: Cardiothoracic surgery, Overlake Clinics; Overlake Medical Center Why did you pick your…

Edited and Condensed by Rob Smith

Top Doctors 2021: Battling Addiction

Dr. Paul Grekin has been working with patients for three decades

Name: Paul Grekin, M.D. Practice and Hospital Affiliation: Addiction psychiatry, Evergreen Treatment Services Why did you pick your specialty? Helping…

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Top Doctors 2021: Passionate Advocate

Volunteering abroad shapes Dr. Julie LaCombe’s views on women’s health

Name: Julie LaCombe, M.D. Practice and Hospital Affiliation: Urogynecology, Overlake Clinics; Overlake Medical Center  Why did you pick your specialty?…

Edited and Condensed by Rob Smith

Top Doctors 2021: Like Solving a Puzzle

The process of diagnosis intrigues Dr. Jeanne Poole

Name: Dr. Jeanne Poole Practice and Hospital Affiliation: Cardiac Electrophysiology at UW Medicine Heart Institute, University of Washington Medical Center  Why…

Edited and Condensed by Rob Smith

Top Doctors 2021: Covid Warrior

EvergreenHealth was the first hospital in the United States to confirm community spread of Covid-19

Name: Francis X. Riedo, M.D. Practice and Hospital Affiliation: I am EvergreenHealth’s Medical Director of Infection Control and Prevention and…

Edited and Condensed by Rob Smith

Top Doctors 2021: Conquering Cancer

Dr. Ajay Gopal has a reputation for a sympathetic bedside manner

This story is featured in the May/June issue of Seattle magazine. Subscribe here to access the print edition. Name: Ajay Gopal,…

Edited and Condensed by Rob Smith

Top Doctors 2021: Med School Crisis Sparks Career in Cardiology

Dr. Keiko Aikawa watched a doctor save a man’s life

Name: Keiko Aikawa, M.D., Fellow of the American College of Cardiology Practice and hospital affiliation: PacMed cardiologist at First Hill…

Edited and Condensed by Rob Smith

The Top Doctors in Seattle for 2021

Our 21st annual list of the best physicians in the Puget Sound

Many people have no idea how to find a doctor. They often rely on recommendations from friends or colleagues, or…

CASTLE CONNOLLY MEDICAL LTD and Seattle Magazine Staff

Top Doctors 2021: Vascular Surgery

Part of our 21st annual list of the region's best physicians

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

CASTLE CONNOLLY MEDICAL LTD and Seattle Magazine Staff