Top Doctors 2020: Adolescent Medicine

Part of our 20th annual list of the region's best physicians

This article appears in print in the April 2020 issue as part of the Top Doctors cover story. Click here to subscribe.

These specialists focus on the unique medical, psychological and social challenges that may arise during the transition from childhood to adulthood.

Cora C. Breuner, M.D., MPH, eating disorders, obesity, headache; Seattle Children’s Hospital, Adolescent Medicine, 4540 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, 206.987.2028; Seattle Children’s Hospital 

Ann E. Giesel, M.D., adolescent and pediatric gynecology, abuse/neglect, sexually transmitted diseases; Seattle Children’s Hospital, Adolescent Medicine, 4540 Sand Point Way NE, Suite 200, Seattle, 206.987.2028; Seattle Children’s Hospital 

Gina S. Sucato, M.D., MPH, LGBT health, reproductive health, general pediatrics; Kaiser Permanente Washington, Adolescent Center, 13451 SE 36th St., Bellevue, 425.562.1350; Kaiser Permanente, Seattle Children’s Hospital

A guide to the abbreviations used in this list to indicate medical and professional degrees:

DMD Doctor of Dental Medicine
D.O. Doctor of Osteopathy
MBA Master of Business Administration
MBChB Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (U.K. and other countries outside the U.S.)
M.D. Doctor of Medicine
MPH Master of Public Health
MSCE Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology
MS/MSCI Master of Science (many countries outside the U.S.)
Ph.D. Doctor of Philosophy (doctorate)
Each physician’s primary practice location is listed after their specialties; additional hospital affiliations follow.

* One asterisk after a physician’s name means the physician is not seeing new patients, but may refer within the department, group or practice.
** Two asterisks mean that the physician is not seeing new patients, but can take new patients by referral. The doctor may also take relatives of current patients.

Doctors do not and cannot pay to be selected as a Top Doctor. To learn how doctors are selected, please click here.


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