July 2015

Top Doctors 2015: Family Medicine

Matthew Bressie, M.D., newborn care, preventive medicine, office surgery; Pacific Medical Centers, Northgate, 10416 Fifth Ave. NE, Seattle, 206.517.6700; PacMed, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center; University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1999 Alexandre DeMoraes, M.D., preventative medicine, men’s and women’s health, adult and geriatric medicine; Overlake Medical Clinics Downtown Bellevue, 400 108th Ave. NE, 425.635.6350; Overlake…

Top Doctors 2015: Endocrinology/Metabolism

These specialists are concerned with the thyroid, pituitary and adrenal glands, among others, as well as nutritional disorders, sexual disorders and problems such as diabetes and hypertension. Endocrinologists are also internal medicine specialists Molly J. Carlson,** M.D., diabetes, thyroid disease, pituitary, adrenal and ovarian disorders; The Polyclinic, Madison Center, 904 Seventh Ave., Seattle, 206.860.4790; Polyclinic…

Top Doctors 2015: Emergency Medicine

Yancy Marc Bellis,* M.D., Overlake Emergency Department, 1035 116th Ave. NE, Bellevue; Overlake Hospital Medical Center; University of New Mexico, 1998 Cameron Buck,‡ M.D., Valley Medical Center, Department of Emergency Services, 400 S 43rd St., Renton, 425.228.3450; Valley Medical Center; Vanderbilt University, 1995 Karl H. Kaufmann,‡ M.D., Valley Medical Center, Department of Emergency Services, 400…

Top Doctors 2015: Developmental Pediatrics

These pediatricians focus on the treatment of development disabilities such as spina bifida, cerebral palsy, mental retardation, visual and hearing impairments, autism spectrum disorders, attention and behavioral disorders, learning and habit disorders and more Tim J. Brei, M.D., spina bifida, cerebral palsy, complex disabilities; Seattle Children’s Hospital, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, 206.987.2000; Seattle…

Top Doctors 2015: Dermatology

Kim Gittere Abson,* M.D., skin cancer, pediatric dermatology; The Polyclinic, Madison Center, 904 Seventh Ave., Seattle, 206.860.2387; Swedish Medical Center; University of Washington, 1986 Marc Antezana, M.D., eczema, psoriasis, skin cancer; The Polyclinic, Madison Center, 904 Seventh Ave., Seattle, 206.860.2387; Swedish Medical Center; University of Washington, 1999 Carmen Berger, M.D., general medical dermatology with an…

Top Doctors 2015: Critical Care Medicine

These physicians provide intensive care to critically ill patients in emergency and special-care units. All types of doctors and surgeons can work in this specialty depending on the critical condition J. Randall Curtis, M.D., MPH, chronic lung disease, palliative care; Chest Clinic at Harborview Medical Center, Maleng Building, 325 Ninth Ave., seventh floor, Seattle, 206.744.3123;…

Top Doctors 2015: Craniofacial medicine

These plastic surgeons focus on the reconstructive treatment of disorders of the face and cranial areas, including congenital defects and acquired conditions Michael L. Cunningham, M.D., Ph.D., division chief, Craniofacial Medicine; craniosynostosis, cleft lip and palate; Seattle Children’s Hospital, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, 206.987.2000; Seattle Children’s; University of Vermont, 1988 Kelly N. Evans,…

Top Doctors 2015: Colon and Rectal Surgery

Oliver Biggers, M.D., colon cancer treatment, anorectal surgery, diverticular and inflammatory bowel disease; Proliance Surgical Specialists at Overlake, 1135 116th Ave. NE, Suite 550, Bellevue, 425.688.1916; Overlake Hospital Medical Center, EvergreenHealth Medical Center, Swedish Medical Center; Meharry Medical College, 1975 Alessandro Fichera, M.D., chief, gastrointestinal surgery section; colorectal cancer care, colorectal care; General Surgery Clinic…

Top Doctors 2015: Bariatric Medicine and Surgery

Surgeons, gastroenterologists, psychiatrists and nutritionists work in weight-loss medicine, which includes supervised diet and nutrition, exercise and lifestyle changes, medications and surgery to help patients achieve a healthy weight Jeffrey Hunter, M.D., laparoscopic, general surgery, surgery for obesity; Virginia Mason Federal Way Medical Center, 33501 First Way S., 253.874.1604; Virginia Mason Medical Center; University of…

Top Doctors 2015: Autism

Charles A. Cowan, M.D., developmental pediatrics; Seattle Children’s Hospital, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, 206.987.2000; Seattle Children’s; Chicago Medical School, 1968 Gary A. Stobbe, M.D., autism, multiple sclerosis, traumatic brain injury; UW Medicine Adult Autism Clinic, 4225 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, 206.598.7792; Seattle Children’s Autism Center, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, 206.987.2000; UW…

Top Doctors 2015: Anesthesiology

Shelley Agricola,* M.D., cardiac anesthesiology; Overlake Anesthesiology, 1035 116th Ave. NE, Bellevue, 425.822.8888; Overlake Hospital Medical Center; University of Utah, 1979 David Y. Kim, M.D., outpatient anesthesia; EvergreenHealth Medical Center, 12040 NE 128th St., Kirkland, 425.899.3455; EvergreenHealth; University of California, Irvine, 1993 Stephen Lavine,** M.D., internal medicine; Group Health, Capitol Hill campus, 201 16th Ave….

Top Doctors 2015: Allergy and Immunology

Matthew C. Altman, M.D., Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Clinic at UWMC, 1959 Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.4615; UW Medical Center; Harvard University, 2009 Andrew (Drew) Ayars, M.D., immunodeficiency, mast cell disease; Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Clinic at UWMC, 1959 Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.4615; Allergy Clinic at Eastside Specialty Center, 3100 Northup Way, Bellevue, 425 646.7777; UW…

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