Top Doctors 2018: Nephrology

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

By Edited by Virginia Smyth

Shot of an unrecognisable nurse standing in a hospital

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.

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

Leah A. Haseley, M.D., glomerulonephritis, autoimmune kidney disease, hypertension in pregnancy; Kidney Clinic at Harborview Medical Center, 410 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.744.8998; Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington Medical Center; Columbia University, Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1990 

Lisa A. Nakamoto, M.D., chronic kidney disease, hypertension; The Polyclinic, Nephrology, 904 Seventh Ave., Seattle, 206.860.4478; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill, Swedish Medical Center–Cherry Hill; Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine, 1999 

12 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, Swedish Medical Center–Cherry Hill; University of Washington School of Medicine, 1980 

Oliver S. Tai, M.D., acute kidney disease, chronic kidney disease; The Everett Clinic, Nephrology, 3901 Hoyt Ave., Everett, 425.339.5413; Providence Regional Medical Center Everett; Duke University School of Medicine, 2000 

Andrew S. Weiss, M.D., kidney transplant medicine; Virginia Mason, Nephrology, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.223.6672; Virginia Mason Medical Center; University of Virginia School of Medicine, 2001 



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