Top Doctors 2021: Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrics

Part of our 21st annual list of the region's best physicians

By CASTLE CONNOLLY MEDICAL LTD and Seattle Magazine Staff

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May 13, 2021

This article originally appeared in the May/June 2021 issue of Seattle Magazine.

These pediatricians focus on the treatment of developmental disabilities such as spina bifida, cerebral palsy, mental retardation, visual and hearing impairments, autism spectrum disorders, attention and behavioral disorders, learning and habit disorders, and others.

Bradley Stanton Hood, M.D.; autism spectrum disorders, developmental disorders; Mary Bridge Children’s Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics, 1220 Division Ave., Tacoma, 253-403-4437; Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital

Daniel A. Doherty, M.D., Ph.D.: autism spectrum disorders, neurodevelopmental disorders; Seattle Children’s Hospital, OC.9.840 – Neurodevelopmental, 4800 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle, 206-987-2210; University of Washington Medical Center

William O. Walker Jr., M.D.: developmental and behavioral disorders, neurodevelopmental disorders, cerebral palsy; Seattle Children’s Hospital, OC.9.840 – Neurodevelopmental, 4800 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle, 206-987-2210; University of Washington Medical Center

Samuel H. Zinner, M.D.: autism spectrum disorders, developmental and behavioral disorders;  Seattle Children’s Hospital, OC.9.840 – Neurodevelopmental, 4800 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle, 206-987-2210; University of Washington Medical Center

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