Wednesday, 07/01/2015 5:53 PM
Charles A. Cowan, M.D., developmental pediatrics; Seattle Children’s Hospital, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, 206.987.2000; Seattle Children’s; Chicago Medical School, 1968 Gary A. Stobbe, M.D., autism, multiple sclerosis, traumatic brain injury; UW Medicine Adult Autism Clinic, 4225 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, 206.598.7792; Seattle Children’s Autism Center, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, 206.987.2000; UW Medical Center, Seattle Children’s; Albany Medical College, 1989
Wednesday, 07/01/2015 5:51 PM
Shelley Agricola,* M.D., cardiac anesthesiology; Overlake Anesthesiology, 1035 116th Ave. NE, Bellevue, 425.822.8888; Overlake Hospital Medical Center; University of Utah, 1979 David Y. Kim, M.D., outpatient anesthesia; EvergreenHealth Medical Center, 12040 NE 128th St., Kirkland, 425.899.3455; EvergreenHealth; University of California, Irvine, 1993
Wednesday, 07/01/2015 5:04 PM
David K. Jeong, M.D., pediatric and adult food allergy, asthma; Virginia Mason Issaquah Medical Center, 100 NE Gilman Blvd., 425.557.8000; Virginia Mason Lynnwood Medical Center, 19116 33rd Ave. W, 425.712.7900; Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.223.6173; Virginia Mason; University of Iowa, 2005
Wednesday, 07/01/2015 5:45 PM
Matthew C. Altman, M.D., Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Clinic at UWMC, 1959 Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.4615; UW Medical Center; Harvard University, 2009 Andrew (Drew) Ayars, M.D., immunodeficiency, mast cell disease; Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Clinic at UWMC, 1959 Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.4615; Allergy Clinic at Eastside Specialty Center, 3100 Northup Way, Bellevue, 425 646.7777; UW Medical Center, Seattle Children’s; Saint Louis University, 2006
Wednesday, 07/01/2015 5:22 PM
These specialists focus on the medical, psychological and social challenges during the transition from childhood to adulthood Cora Collette Breuner, M.D., MPH, sports medicine, headaches, eating disorders; Seattle Children’s Hospital, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, 206.987.2000; Seattle Children’s, UW Medical Center; Thomas Jefferson University, 1982
Wednesday, 07/01/2015 5:32 PM
Family medicine doctors focus on helping people overcome repetitive disorders, such as drug and alcohol dependency and eating disorders Joe Merrill, M.D., MPH, addiction medicine, internal medicine, pain management; Harborview Medical Center, 325 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.744.9600 (Harborview Addictions Program); Harborview Medical Center; Yale University, 1990
Wednesday, 07/01/2015 5:04 PM
Our annual year-in-review story in December is always packed with editors' picks for the best our city has to offer. But you also have a say: Vote for your favorites--everything from casinos to CrossFit studios--in our Best of 2015 Readers' Choice poll. Make your choice right here by Monday, July 20. Winners will be featured in the magazine.
Tuesday, 06/30/2015 11:19 PM
These surgical and medical specialists focus on the anatomy, physiology and diseases of the eye Bruce Cameron, M.D., cataract surgery, refractive surgery, glaucoma surgery; Northwest Eye Surgeons, 10330 Meridian Ave. N, Suite 370, Seattle, 206.528.6000; Northwest Hospital & Medical Center; Baylor University, 1991
Tuesday, 06/30/2015 11:22 PM
Tim Gilmore, M.D., medical director, Center of Occupational Health Education; occupational health, physician education, family medicine; Group Health Occupational Medicine, Capitol Hill Campus, CMB A4, 201 16th Ave. E, Seattle, 206.326.3661; Group Health Cooperative; University of Washington, 1981
Tuesday, 06/30/2015 11:37 PM
Karen Bohmke, M.D., general ob/gyn; Northwest Women’s Healthcare, 1101 Madison St., Suite 1150, Seattle, 206.386.3400; Swedish Medical Center; University of California, Davis, 1980 Maura Cardwell, M.D., routine and high-risk obstetrical care, adult gynecologic health care of all ages, office and outpatient gynecologic procedures; EvergreenHealth Obstetrics and Gynecology Care, 12333 NE 130th Lane, Suite 110, Kirkland, 425.285.0060; EvergreenHealth Medical Center; Oregon Health & Science University, 1985
Tuesday, 06/30/2015 11:12 PM
Farrokh Farrokhi, M.D., skull base tumors, movement disorders, minimally invasive and complex spine; Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.223.7525; Virginia Mason; Baylor College, 1998 Jean-Christophe (J.C.) Leveque, M.D., complex and minimally invasive spine, peripheral nerve, endoscopic pituitary surgery; Group Health, 201 16th Ave. E, Seattle, 206.326.3081; Group Health Cooperative, Virginia Mason Medical Center; Duke University, 2001
Tuesday, 06/30/2015 11:40 PM
Michael Elliott, M.D., neuromuscular medicine, ALS; Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.341.0420; Virginia Mason, EvergreenHealth Medical Center; George Washington University, 1990 Daniel Fosmire, M.D., migraine headaches, evaluation of radiculopathies, neuropathy and carpal tunnel syndrome; Overlake Medical Clinics Neurology, 1135 116th Ave. NE, Suite 200, Bellevue, 425.709.7055; Overlake Hospital Medical Center; Chicago Medical School, 1987
Tuesday, 06/30/2015 11:13 PM
Nephrologists treat kidney disorders, diabetes, renal failure and other illnesses Cyrus Cryst, M.D., chronic kidney disease, dialysis, kidney transplantation; Virginia Mason Medical Center, Buck Pavilion, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.223.6673; Virginia Mason, Port Angeles Kidney Center; University of Chicago, 1984 Frank P.S. Fung, M.D., Nephrology Clinic, Kent Clinic, 24920 104th Ave. SE, Kent, 253.395.1944; Valley Medical Center, MultiCare Auburn Medical Center; Case Western Reserve University, 1995
Tuesday, 06/30/2015 11:41 PM
Richard Sprague keeps samples of his own feces, in the family freezer, so he can send them to a Stanford University laboratory. Some days he tries to improve his sleep by swallowing potato starch to feed a certain population of microbes in his gut. Lately, he’s been studying his brain acuity every morning to see if changes in his diet can influence it.A 52-year-old father of three and an ex-Microsoft manager who lives on Mercer Island, Sprague is a volunteer, among thousands of others, in a movement called “citizen science.”
Tuesday, 06/30/2015 10:52 PM
What is your elevator pitch for what a naturopath does?A naturopathic doctor is a primary care provider, just like a medical doctor. We assess patients through history taking, physical exam and diagnostic tests. The biggest difference, though, is in the treatment. Naturopathic doctors focus on a more natural approach to treatment, using vitamins, herbs, physical medicine, lifestyle counseling, and will only recommend prescription medicine when absolutely necessary. What is the most common misconception about naturopathy?