Top Doctors 2020: Geriatric Medicine

Part of our 20th annual list of the region's best physicians

By Danielle Hayden and Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.


April 5, 2020

This article originally appeared in the April 2020 issue of Seattle Magazine.

This article appears in print in the April 2020 issue as part of the Top Doctors cover story. Click here to subscribe.

These specialists diagnose and treat conditions that occur in older adults, typically 65 and older.

Kentaro Nishino, M.D., geriatrics, internal medicine; Overlake Medical Center, Senior Health Clinic, 1750 112th Ave. NE, Suite A101, Bellevue, 425.688.5234; Overlake Medical Center

Anslem O. Opitoke, M.D., memory disorders, internal medicine, hospice and palliative care; EvergreenHealth Geriatric Care, 11521 NE 128th St., Suite 100, Kirkland, 425.899.6800; EvergreenHealth

May J. Reed, M.D., geriatric functional assessment, medications in the elderly, memory disorders; Senior Care Clinic at Harborview, 325 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.744.4191; Harborview Medical Center

A guide to the abbreviations used in this list to indicate medical and professional degrees:

DMD Doctor of Dental Medicine
D.O. Doctor of Osteopathy
MBA Master of Business Administration
MBChB Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (U.K. and other countries outside the U.S.)
M.D. Doctor of Medicine
MPH Master of Public Health
MSCE Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology
MS/MSCI Master of Science (many countries outside the U.S.)
Ph.D. Doctor of Philosophy (doctorate)
Each physician’s primary practice location is listed after their specialties; additional hospital affiliations follow.

* One asterisk after a physician’s name means the physician is not seeing new patients, but may refer within the department, group or practice.
** Two asterisks mean that the physician is not seeing new patients, but can take new patients by referral. The doctor may also take relatives of current patients.

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