Top Doctors 2021: Internal Medicine

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.

Internists focus on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of adult diseases, usually involving long-term, comprehensive care. Internal medicine specialists and family medicine specialists serve as primary care physicians.

Hillary K. Liss, M.D.: women’s health; Madison Clinic at Harborview, 325 Ninth Ave., floor 2, Seattle, 206-520-5000

Caroline S. Rhoad, M.D.: internal medicine; Madison Clinic at Harborview, 325 Ninth Ave., floor 3, West Clinic, Seattle, 206-744-5865

John V. L. Sheffield, M.D.: preventive medicine, AIDS/HIV; Madison Clinic at Harborview, 325 Ninth Ave., floor 3, West Clinic, Seattle, 206-520-5000

James A. Lund, M.D.: infectious disease, preventive medicine; Pacific Medical Center – Totem Lake, 12910 Totem Lake Blvd., Suite 10, Kirkland, 425-814-5000; Providence St. Joseph’s Hospital, Swedish Medical Center-Edmonds Campus

Laine Marie Gawthrop, M.D.: psychosomatic disorders, anxiety and depression, addiction/substance abuse; Pacific Medical Center – Totem Lake, 12910 Totem Lake Blvd., Kirkland, 425-814-5000; Swedish Medical Center-Cherry Hill Campus

Julia H. Becke, M.D.: women’s health, preventive medicine, Pacific Medical Center – First Hill, 1101 Madison St., Suite 301, Seattle, 206-505-1101; Swedish Medical Center-First Hill Campus

Lisa L. Oswald, M.D.: geriatric medicine; Pacific Medical Center – Beacon Hill, 1200 12th Ave. S., Seattle, 206-326-2400; Swedish Medical Center-First Hill Campus

Ralph A. Rossi, M.D.: diabetes, hypertension; The Polyclinic, Madison Center, 904 Seventh Ave., Seattle, 206-860-4693; Swedish Medical Center-First Hill Campus

Christopher H. Smith, M.D.: diabetes, nutrition, preventive medicine; Pacific Medical Center – First Hill, 1101 Madison St., Suite 301, Seattle, 206-505-1101; Swedish Medical Center-First Hill Campus

Sona S. Bhatti, D.O.: internal medicine; UW Neighborhood Ballard Clinic, 1455 N.W. Leary Way, Suite 250, Seattle, 206-789-7777; University of Washington Medical Center

Edward Sy Dy, M.D.: diabetes; UW Neighborhood Factoria Clinic, Internal Medicine, 13231 S.E. 36th St., Suite 110, Bellevue, 425-957-9000

Carrie Horwitch, M.D.: preventive medicine, travel medicine, tropical diseases; Virginia Mason Seattle Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine, 1100 Ninth Ave., floor 8, Seattle, 206-583-2299

Sundance Rogers, M.D.: women’s health, geriatric medicine, preventive medicine; Virginia Mason Bainbridge Island Medical Center, 1344 Wintergreen Lane N.E., Bainbridge Island, 206-842-5632

Paul A. Smith, M.D.: internal medicine; Virginia Mason Seattle Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine, 1100 Ninth Ave., floor 8, Seattle, 206-583-2299

Krista Hodne, M.D.: concierge medicine, Greenlake Primary Care, 6800 E. Green Lake Way N., Suite 200, Seattle, 206-524-5656

Sam R. Taagen, M.D.: internal medicine; The Polyclinic, Madison Center, 904 Seventh Ave., Seattle, 206-860-5413 

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