Top Docs '14: Physician Assistants

Physician assistants are nationally certified and state-licensed to practice medicine in all settings and specialties. They can prescribe medication, diagnose and treat illnesses, order and interpret lab tests, perform procedures, assist in surgery, provide patient education and more.

Emily L. Albrecht, PA-C, interventional radiology; Harborview Medical Center, 325 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.520.5000; Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance; Wake Forest University, 2000

Grace Chen, PA-C, pain medicine, wellness, nutrition; The Washington Center for Pain Management, 7200 S 180th St., Suite 102, Tukwila, 425.774.1538; University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 2003

Debra Mattson, PA-C, infectious disease in oncology; Infectious Disease Clinic, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Ave., Seattle, 206.667.6702; University of Washington; Duke University, 1987

Gail Petteruti, PA-C, orthopedics; Orthopedic Specialists of Seattle, 2409 N 45th St., Seattle, 206.633.8100, 5350 Tallman Ave. (Ballard), 206.784.8833; University of Washington, 2001

Josh Rohr, PA-C, family medicine, urgent care; Group Health Family Health Center at Capitol Hill, 125 16th Ave. E, Seattle, 206.326.3000; Wichita State University, 2002