Top Doctors 2015: Critical Care Medicine

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These physicians provide intensive care to critically ill patients in emergency and special-care units. All types of doctors and surgeons can work in this specialty depending on the critical condition

J. Randall Curtis, M.D., MPH, chronic lung disease, palliative care; Chest Clinic at Harborview Medical Center, Maleng Building, 325 Ninth Ave., seventh floor, Seattle, 206.744.3123; Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center; Johns Hopkins University, 1988

Steve Deem, M.D., anesthesiology, neurocritical care, critical care; Physicians Anesthesia Service, Cherry Hill, 500 17th Ave., Seattle, 206.625.0578; Swedish Medical Center; Southern Illinois University, 1984

Patricia Kritek, M.D., pulmonary medicine, mechanical ventilation, sepsis, end of life care; UW Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center; University of Connecticut, 1994

Arthur Lam, M.D., neuroanesthesia, neurocritical care, cerebrovascular ultrasonography; Swedish Neuroscience Institute and Physician Anesthesia Service at Swedish Medical Center, Cherry Hill, 500 17th Ave, Seattle, 206.320.2776; Swedish Medical Center; Western University Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, 1974

Andrew Luks,‡ M.D., acute respiratory failure, sepsis; Harborview Medical Center, 325 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.744.3000; Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center; University of California, San Diego, 2000

Critical care medicine, pediatric

Thomas V. Brogan, M.D., pulmonary disease, extracorporeal life support; Seattle Children’s Hospital, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, 206.987.2000; Seattle Children’s; University of California, Davis, 1990

John K. McGuire, M.D., division chief, Critical Care Medicine; Seattle Children’s Hospital, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, 206.987.2000; Seattle Children’s; Northwestern University, 1993