Top Doctors

Top Doctors 2022

Seattle magazine’s 22nd annual list of the best physicians in the Puget Sound region

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

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Top Doctors 2021: A Human Touch

Dr. Eric Chen realized he enjoyed working with patients after an initial interest in research

Name: Eric Chen, M.D., PhD. Practice and Hospital Affiliation: Hematology and medical oncology, Kaiser Permanente Bellevue Medical Center and Overlake…

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Top Doctors 2021: A Life-Changing Experience

Her father’s heart attack persuaded Dr. Sara Weiss to become a cardiologist

Name: Sara Weiss, M.D.  Practice and Hospital Affiliation: Cardiology, Virginia Mason Medical Center Why did you pick your specialty? When…

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Top Doctors 2021: A Reassuring Voice

Colon and rectal surgery is ‘interesting and rewarding’

Name: Ulrik Wallin, M.D., Ph.D. Practice and Hospital Affiliation: Colon and rectal surgery, The Polyclinic Colon & Rectal Surgery (located at…

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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…

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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?…

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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

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