Top Doctors 2018: Internal Medicine

Part of our 18th annual list of the region's best physicians

By Edited by Virginia Smyth

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March 1, 2018

This article originally appeared in the April 2018 issue of Seattle Magazine.

This article appears in print in the April 2018 issue, as part of the Top Doctors cover story. Click here to subscribe.

Internists focus on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of adult diseases, usually long-term, comprehensive care. Internal medicine specialists and family medicine specialists serve as primary care physicians.

James D. Brown, M.D.,* EvergreenHealth Primary Care, Canyon Park, 1909 214th St. SE, Suite 110, Bothell, 425.488.4988; EvergreenHealth; John A. Burns School of Medicine, 1992 

Deborah L. Greenberg, M.D., internal medicine, women’s health; General Internal Medicine Center at University of Washington Medical Center–Roosevelt, 4245 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, 206.598.8750; University of Washington Medical Center; Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, 1990 

10 Years Steven A. Hayashi, M.D., Virginia Mason, Internal Medicine, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.583.2299; Virginia Mason Medical Center; New York University School of Medicine, 1983 

Carrie Horwitch, M.D., HIV/AIDS, preventive medicine, sexually transmitted diseases; Virginia Mason, Internal Medicine, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.583.2299; Virginia Mason Medical Center; University of Arizona College of Medicine, 1987 

Gregory M. John, M.D.,* The Polyclinic, Internal Medicine, 904 Seventh Ave., Seattle, 206.860.2345; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill; University of Washington School of Medicine, 1978 

Timothy R. Johnson, M.D.,* Swedish Center for Comprehensive Care, 515 Minor Ave., Suite 300, Seattle, 206.386.9505; Swedish Medical Center; University of Michigan Medical School, 1992 

James Lund, M.D., infectious disease, preventive medicine; Pacific Medical Centers, Totem Lake, 12910 Totem Lake Blvd., Suite 10, Kirkland, 425.814.5080; EvergreenHealth, Swedish Medical Center–Edmonds; University of Missouri, Columbia School of Medicine, 1991 

Charles C. Nam, M.D., MultiCare Puyallup Internal Medicine Clinic, 1701 Third St. SE, Suite 300, Puyallup, 253.697.5767; MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital; University of Washington School of Medicine, 1992 

Lisa Oswald, M.D.,* diabetes, geriatric medicine; Pacific Medical Centers, Beacon Hill, 1200 12th Ave. S, Seattle, 206.326.2400; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill; University of Minnesota Medical School, 2001 

Douglas S. Paauw, M.D.,* University of Washington Medical Center, 4245 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, 206.598.8750; University of Washington Medical Center; University of Michigan Medical School, 1985 

Genevieve L. Pagalilauan, M.D.,* University of Washington Medical Center, 4245 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, 206.598.8750; University of Washington Medical Center; University of Washington School of Medicine, 2000 

Sundance, Rogers, M.D.women’s health, geriatric medicine, preventive medicine; Virginia Mason Bainbridge Island Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 380 Winslow Way E, Bainbridge, 206.842.5632; Virginia Mason Medical Center; University of Florida College of Medicine, 1993 

Ralph A. Rossi, M.D.diabetes, hypertension; The Polyclinic, Internal Medicine, 904 Seventh Ave., Seattle, 206.860.4693; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill; University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, 1991 

John V. L. Sheffield, M.D.AIDS/HIV, preventive medicine; Harborview Medical Center, 325 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.520.5000; Harborview Medical Center; Harvard Medical School, 1989 

Michael C. Soung, M.D.preventive medicine; Virginia Mason, Internal Medicine, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.583.2299; Virginia Mason Medical Center; Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, 2003 

Sam R. Taagen, M.D., The Polyclinic, Internal Medicine, 904 Seventh Ave., Seattle, 206.860.5413; Swedish Medical Center–Cherry Hill; University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, 1995 

Dominick R. Toulouse, M.D.preventive medicine, cholesterol/lipid disorders, concierge medicine; Southlake Select, 4011 Talbot Road S, Suite 440, Renton, 425.793.4702; Valley Medical Center; St. Louis University School of Medicine, 1980 

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