Rheumatologists treat arthritis and other disorders of the joints, muscles and ligaments.
Julie L. Carkin, M.D., osteoporosis, inflammatory arthritis, vasculitis; Seattle Arthritis Clinic, 10330 Meridian Ave. N, Suite 250, Seattle, 206.668.6123; Northwest Hospital & Medical Center
Gregory C. Gardner, M.D., inflammatory arthritis, osteoporosis; Rheumatology Clinic at University of Washington Medicine–Roosevelt, 4245 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, 206.598.6285; University of Washington Medical Center
Jennifer D. Gorman, M.D., lupus/SLE,
inflammatory arthritis, spondyloarthritis; The Polyclinic Madison Center, Rheumatology, 904 Seventh Ave., Seattle, 206.860.2244; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill
Mary Wemple, M.D., rheumatoid arthritis, connective tissue disorders, osteoporosis; Pacific Medical Centers, Beacon Hill, DXA Bone Scan and Rheumatology, 1200 12th Ave. S, Seattle, 206.505.1001; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill, Virginia Mason Medical Center
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.
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