Top Doctors 2017: Nephrology


Nephrologists treat kidney disorders, diabetes, renal failure and other illnesses.

14 Years: Cyrus Cryst, M.D., diabetes, fluid/electrolyte disorders, hypertension, kidney transplant medicine; Virginia Mason Medical Center, Nephrology, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.223.6673; Virginia Mason Medical Center; University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 1984
Leah A. Haseley, M.D., glomerulonephritis, autoimmune kidney disease, hypertension in pregnancy; Harborview Medical Center, Kidney Clinic, 410 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.744.8998; Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington Medical Center; Columbia University, 1990
11 Years: Rex F. Ochi, M.D., dialysis care, glomerulonephritis, hypertension; The Polyclinic, Nephrology, 904 Seventh Ave., Seattle, 206.860.2286; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill campus; University of Washington, 1980
Susan M. Ott, M.D., metabolic bone disorders, osteoporosis, chronic kidney disease; University of Washington Medical Center, Bone and Joint Center, 4245 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, 206.598.4288; University of Washington Medical Center; University of Washington, 1974
Thao T. Pascual, M.D., The Everett Clinic, 3901 Hoyt Ave., Everett, 425.339.5413; Providence Regional Medical Center Everett; Harvard Medical School, 1998
Oliver S. Tai, M.D., acute kidney disease, chronic kidney disease; The Everett Clinic, 3901 Hoyt Ave., Everett, 425.339.5413; Providence Regional Medical Center Everett; Duke University, 2000

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