Top Doctors 2015: Critical Care Medicine

By Seattle Mag


July 1, 2015

This article originally appeared in the July 2015 issue of Seattle Magazine.

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