Top Doctors 2016: Family Medicine

By Seattle Mag


January 18, 2016

This article originally appeared in the February 2016 issue of Seattle Magazine.

Family practice physicians care for the whole family, including children and the elderly.

Kirsten M. Andrews, M.D., psychosomatic disorders, addiction medicine, nutrition and disease prevention/control; Polyclinic, Family Medicine, 904 Seventh Ave., Seattle, 206.860.4424; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill; Brown University, 2004

Laura-Mae Baldwin,** M.D., women’s health, maternal and child health care, rural health; UW Neighborhood Northgate Clinic, 314 NE Thornton Place, Seattle, 206.528.8000; UW Medical Center; University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, 1980

Katherine Brown, M.D., preventive medicine, women’s health, obesity; Polyclinic, Family Medicine, 509 Olive Way, Suite 900, Seattle, 206.860.4700; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill; University of Pennsylvania, 1990

Paul E. Buehrens, M.D., preventive medicine, diabetes, geriatric medicine; Lakeshore Clinic, 12710 Totem Lake Blvd. NE, Kirkland, 425.821.4040; EvergreenHealth Medical Center; Case Western Reserve University, 1978

Jonathan Adam Drezner, M.D., primary care, sports medicine, musculoskeletal injuries; Sports Medicine Center at Husky Stadium, 3800 Montlake Blvd. NE, Seattle, 206.520.5000; UW Medical Center; University of California, Los Angeles, 1996

Sally Esser, M.D., women’s health, diabetes, geriatric medicine; Lakeshore Clinic, 10025 NE 186th St., Bothell, 425.486.9131; EvergreenHealth Medical Center; University of Washington, 1985

Kim Leatham, M.D., women’s health, depression, adolescent medicine; Virginia Mason Bainbridge Island Medical Center, Family Medicine, 380 Winslow Way E, Bainbridge Island, 206.842.5632; Virginia Mason Medical Center; University of Washington, 1988

Laurel E. Morrison, M.D., preventive medicine; Virginia Mason Kirkland Medical Center, Family Medicine, 11800 NE 128th St., Suite 300, Kirkland, 425.814.5100; Virginia Mason, EvergreenHealth Medical Center; University of Washington, 1995

Kim R. Pittenger, M.D., preventive medicine, depression; Virginia Mason Kirkland Medical Center, Family Medicine, 11800 N 128th St., Suite 300, Kirkland, 425.814.5100; Virginia Mason Medical Center, EvergreenHealth Medical Center; University of Cincinnati, 1979

Christopher Allen Sanford, M.D., tropical medicine, traveler’s health, preventive medicine; UW Neighborhood Northgate Clinic, 314 NE Thornton Place, Seattle, 206.528.8000; UW Medical Center; University of California, San Diego, 1985

Peter V. Sefton,* M.D., preventive medicine, geriatric medicine, sports injuries; Lakeshore Clinic, 10025 NE 186th St., Bothell, 425.486.9131; EvergreenHealth Medical Center; Indiana University, 1982

Sara Waterman, M.D., women’s health, pediatrics, obstetrics; Pacific Medical Center Primary Care, 1200 12th Ave. S, Seattle, 206.326.2400; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill; University of Washington, 1996

Family practice physicians care for the whole family, including children and the elderly.
Kirsten M. Andrews, M.D., psychosomatic disorders, addiction medicine, nutrition and disease prevention/control; Polyclinic, Family Medicine, 904 Seventh Ave., Seattle, 206.860.4424; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill; Brown University, 2004
Laura-Mae Baldwin,** M.D., women’s health, maternal and child health care, rural health; UW Neighborhood Northgate Clinic, 314 NE Thornton Place, Seattle, 206.528.8000; UW Medical Center; University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, 1980
Katherine Brown, M.D., preventive medicine, women’s health, obesity; Polyclinic, Family Medicine, 509 Olive Way, Suite 900, Seattle, 206.860.4700; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill; University of Pennsylvania, 1990
Paul E. Buehrens, M.D., preventive medicine, diabetes, geriatric medicine; Lakeshore Clinic, 12710 Totem Lake Blvd. NE, Kirkland, 425.821.4040; EvergreenHealth Medical Center; Case Western Reserve University, 1978
Jonathan Adam Drezner, M.D., primary care, sports medicine, musculoskeletal injuries; Sports Medicine Center at Husky Stadium, 3800 Montlake Blvd. NE, Seattle, 206.520.5000; UW Medical Center; University of California, Los Angeles, 1996
Sally Esser, M.D., women’s health, diabetes, geriatric medicine; Lakeshore Clinic, 10025 NE 186th St., Bothell, 425.486.9131; EvergreenHealth Medical Center; University of Washington, 1985
Kim Leatham, M.D., women’s health, depression, adolescent medicine; Virginia Mason Bainbridge Island Medical Center, Family Medicine, 380 Winslow Way E, Bainbridge Island, 206.842.5632; Virginia Mason Medical Center; University of Washington, 1988
Laurel E. Morrison, M.D., preventive medicine; Virginia Mason Kirkland Medical Center, Family Medicine, 11800 NE 128th St., Suite 300, Kirkland, 425.814.5100; Virginia Mason, EvergreenHealth Medical Center; University of Washington, 1995
Kim R. Pittenger, M.D., preventive medicine, depression; Virginia Mason Kirkland Medical Center, Family Medicine, 11800 N 128th St., Suite 300, Kirkland, 425.814.5100; Virginia Mason Medical Center, EvergreenHealth Medical Center; University of Cincinnati, 1979
Christopher Allen Sanford, M.D., tropical medicine, traveler’s health, preventive medicine; UW Neighborhood Northgate Clinic, 314 NE Thornton Place, Seattle, 206.528.8000; UW Medical Center; University of California, San Diego, 1985
Peter V. Sefton,* M.D., preventive medicine, geriatric medicine, sports injuries; Lakeshore Clinic, 10025 NE 186th St., Bothell, 425.486.9131; EvergreenHealth Medical Center; Indiana University, 1982
Sara Waterman, M.D., women’s health, pediatrics, obstetrics; Pacific Medical Center Primary Care, 1200 12th Ave. S, Seattle, 206.326.2400; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill; University of Washington, 1996