Top Doctors 2018: Otolaryngology

Part of our 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.

Otolaryngologists diagnose and treat disorders from the shoulders up (ears, nose and throat) with the exception of the eyes and brain; among those disorders are hearing loss, tonsillitis and nasal obstructions.

Paul A. Abson, M.D., head and neck surgery, thyroid and parathyroid surgery; The Everett Clinic, ENT, 3927 Rucker Ave., Everett, 425.339.5441; Providence Regional Medical Center-Everett; University of Washington School of Medicine, 1986 

11 Years Stephen W. Bayles, M.D., head and neck cancer, microvascular and skull base surgery, thyroid and parathyroid surgery; Virginia Mason, Ear, Nose and Throat, 1201 Terry Ave., Seattle, 206.223.6374; Virginia Mason Medical Center; Emory University School of Medicine, 1994 

Neal D. Futran, M.D., DMD, head and neck cancer and surgery/reconstruction, skull base tumors and surgery, microvascular surgery; University of Washington Medical Center, Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Center, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.4022; University of Washington Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center; State University of New York Downstate, 1987 

Jennifer L. Heydt, M.D., sinus disorders, head and neck cancer, thyroid cancer and surgery; Proliance Eastside ENT, 1800 116th Ave. NE, Suite 102, Bellevue, 425.451.3710; EvergreenHealth, Overlake Hospital Medical Center; University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, 1997 

Namou Kim, M.D., head and neck cancer and surgery, microvascular surgery; Swedish Head and Neck Surgery, 1221 Madison St., Suite 1523, Seattle, 206.292.6464; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill; Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 1998 

Thomas Lamperti, M.D., facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, nasal surgery, skin cancer/facial reconstruction; Lamperti Facial Plastic Surgery, 1101 Madison St., Suite 301, Seattle, 206.505.1234; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill; Columbia University, Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, 2000 

Albert L. Merati, M.D., laryngeal disorders, voice and airway disorders, swallowing disorders; University of Washington Medical Center, Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Center, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.4022; University of Washington Medical Center; University of Washington School of Medicine, 1991 

Kristen S. Moe, M.D., facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, skull base surgery, facial cosmetic surgery; Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Clinic at Harborview, 325 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.520.5000; Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington Medical Center; University of Washington School of Medicine, 1989 

Seth R. Schwartz, M.D., head and neck reconstruction, cochlear implants, chronic ear disease; Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1201 Terry Ave., Seattle, 206.223.6374; Virginia Mason Medical Center; Yale School of Medicine, 1998 

Douglas M. Sorensen, M.D., head and neck cancer, thyroid and parathyroid surgery, minimally invasive surgery; Franciscan Ear, Nose & Throat Associates, 1608 South J St., Tacoma, 253.274.7505; St. Joseph Medical Center; Uniformed Services University School of Medicine 1992 

Kathleen O. Stickney, M.D., parathyroid and thyroid surgery, pediatric and adult ears, nose and throat surgery, sinus disorders and surgery; The Polyclinic, Otolaryngology, 904 Seventh Ave., Seattle, 206.860.2346; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill; University of Washington School of Medicine, 1986

 

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