Top Doctors 2017: Neurology


Neurologists focus on disorders of the nervous system.

Kyra J. Becker, M.D., stroke, neuro-immunology, stroke in young adults, critical care; Harborview Stroke Clinic, 908 Jefferson Ave., Seattle, 206.744.9340; Harborview Medical Center; Duke University School of Medicine, 1989
James Duane Bowen, M.D., multiple sclerosis; Swedish Multiple Sclerosis Center, 1600 E Jefferson St., Seattle, 206.320.2200; Swedish Medical Center–Cherry Hill campus; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1982
Michael R. Chun, M.D., sleep disorders, dementia; The Everett Clinic, 3901 Hoyt Ave., Everett, 425.339.5408; Providence Regional Medical Center Everett; University of Wisconsin, 1989
Meghana Doreswamy, M.D., epilepsy/seizure disorders, stroke, dementia, peripheral neuropathy; The Polyclinic, Neurology, 904 Seventh Ave., Seattle, 206.860.5576; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill campus; Bangalore Medical College, India, 2002
John Huddlestone, M.D., multiple sclerosis; MultiCare Neuroscience Center, 915 Sixth Ave., Suite 100, Tacoma, 253.403.7277; MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital; University of Michigan Medical School, 1971     

Kimberly Mebust, M.D., sleep disorders; MultiCare Neuroscience Center, 915 Sixth Ave., Suite 200, Tacoma, 253.403.7277; MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital, MultiCare Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital; University of Connecticut, 1990
Ali Samii, M.D., movement disorders, Parkinson’s disease, tremor & dystonia, Huntington’s disease; University of Washington Medical Center, Neurology, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.7688; University of Washington Medical Center; McGill University, Canada, 1989
David W. Schmidt, M.D., stroke, epilepsy/seizure disorders, Alzheimer’s disease; Kaiser Permanente Tacoma Medical Center, 209 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Tacoma, 253.596.3300; CHI Franciscan Health St. Joseph Medical Center; University of South Florida College of Medicine, 1990
10 Years: Lynne P. Taylor, M.D., neuro-oncology, brain tumors, palliative care, gliomas; Virginia Mason Medical Center, Hematology/Oncology, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.223.6193; Virginia Mason Medical Center; Washington University, St. Louis, 1982
Michael D. Weiss, M.D., neuromuscular disorders, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), myasthenia gravis, Guillain-Barré syndrome; University of Washington Medical Center, Neurology, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.7688; University of Washington Medical Center; Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1991

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For our 17th annual report on the Puget Sound area’s most trusted physicians, we went straight to the experts—with the help of health care research firm Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.—and asked Seattle-area doctors to recommend their peers. The list of 412 physicians, in more than 66 specialties, on the following pages is the result of those recommendations.

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Hower Kwon, M.D., autism spectrum disorders, anxiety & mood disorders, ADD/ADHD; Bellevue Child Behavior Center, 365 118th Ave.