Top Doctors 2018: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Part of our 18th annual list of the region's best physicians

By Edited by Virginia Smyth

Shot of an unrecognisable nurse standing in a hospital

March 1, 2018

This article originally appeared in the April 2018 issue of Seattle Magazine.

This article appears in print in the April 2018 issue, as part of the Top Doctors cover story. Click here to subscribe.

Susan D. Apkon, M.D., cerebral palsy, brain injury rehabilitation, neuromuscular disorders; Seattle Children’s Rehabilitation Medicine, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, 206.987.2114; Seattle Children’s Hospital, University of Washington Medical Center; University of Vermont College of Medicine, 1994 

Margaret Forgette, M.D., musculoskeletal injuries, electromyography (EMG); The Polyclinic, Physical Medicine/Rehabilitation, 904 Seventh Ave., Seattle, 206.320.2675; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill; University of Washington School of Medicine, 1985 

Kelvin D. Franke, D.O., pain interventional techniques and electrodiagnosis, musculoskeletal disorders, repetitive strain injuries; Seattle Spine and Sports Medicine, 4300 198th St. SW, Suite 300, Lynnwood, 425.361.1122; Swedish Medical Center–Edmonds; Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2004 

14 Years Andrew S. Friedman, M.D., spinal and brain injury rehabilitation, pain management, neuromuscular disorders; Virginia Mason, Rehabilitation Medicine, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.223.6746; Virginia Mason Medical Center; University of Michigan Medical School, 1990 

10 Year Stanley A. Herring, M.D., concussion, spinal rehabilitation, sports medicine; Sports Concussion Program at Harborview, 908 Jefferson St., Seattle, 206.744.8000; Harborview Medical Center; University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, 1979 

Teresa L. Massagli, M.D., pediatric rehabilitation, spinal cord injury rehabilitation, pediatric brain injury rehabilitation; Seattle Children’s Rehabilitation Medicine, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, 206.987.2114; Seattle Children’s Hospital; Yale University School of Medicine, 1982


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