Top Doctors 2019: Rheumatology

Part of our 19th annual list of the region's best physicians

This article appears in print in the April 2019 issue, as part of the Top Doctors cover story. Click here to subscribe.

Rheumatologists treat arthritis and other disorders of the joints, muscles and ligaments.

Julie L. Carkin, M.D., osteoporosis, inflammatory arthritis, vasculitis; Seattle Arthritis Clinic, 10330 Meridian Ave. N, Suite 250, Seattle, 206.668.6123; Northwest Hospital & Medical Center; Boston University School of Medicine, 1987

Gregory C. Gardner, M.D., inflammatory arthritis, osteoporosis; Rheumatology Clinic at University of Washington Medicine–Roosevelt, 4245 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, 206.598.6285; University of Washington Medical Center; Baylor College of Medicine, 1984

Shawn Slack, M.D.,* rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis; The Everett Clinic, Founders Building, Rheumatology & Arthritis, 3901 Hoyt Ave., Everett, 425.339.5445; Providence Regional Medical Center Everett, University of Washington Medical Center; University of Washington School of Medicine, 1992

Mary Wemple, M.D., rheumatoid arthritis, connective tissue disorders, osteoporosis; Pacific Medical Centers DXA Bone Scan and Rheumatology, Beacon Hill, 1200 12th Ave. S, Seattle, 206.505.1001; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill, Virginia Mason Medical Center; University of Michigan Medical School, 1995

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