Top Doctors 2020: Internal Medicine

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

By Danielle Hayden and Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.

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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.

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.

Julia Becke, M.D., women’s health, preventive medicine; Pacific Medical Centers, First Hill, 1101 Madison St., Suite 301, Seattle, 206.505.1101; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill

Laine M. Gawthrop, M.D., psychosomatic disorders, anxiety and depression, addiction/substance abuse; Pacific Medical Centers, Totem Lake, 12910 Totem Lake Blvd. NE, Suite 101, Kirkland, 425.814.5000

Carrie Horwitch, M.D., MPH, HIV, LGBTQ care, general internal medicine; Virginia Mason Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.583.2299; Virginia Mason Medical Center

Lisa M. Ivanjack, M.D., preventive medicine, women’s health, chronic illness; Pacific Medical Centers, Canyon Park, 1909 214th St. SE, Suite 300, Bothell, 425.412.7200

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

Lisa Oswald, M.D., geriatric medicine; Pacific Medical Centers, Beacon Hill, 1200 12th Ave. S, Seattle, 206.326.2400; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill

Caroline S. Rhoads, M.D.,** preventive medicine; Adult Medicine Clinic at Harborview, 325 Ninth Ave. W, Seattle, 206.744.5865; Harborview Medical Center

Sundance Rogers, M.D., women’s health, geriatric medicine, preventive medicine; Virginia Mason Bainbridge Island Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 1344 Wintergreen Lane NE, Bainbridge, 206.842.5632; Virginia Mason Medical Center

Ralph A. Rossi, M.D.,** diabetes, hypertension; The Polyclinic Madison Center, Internal Medicine, 904 Seventh Ave., Seattle, 206.860.4693; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill

John V.L. Sheffield, M.D.,** AIDS/HIV, preventive medicine; Adult Medicine Clinic at Harborview, 325 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.520.5000; Harborview Medical Center

Christopher H. Smith, M.D., diabetes, nutrition, preventive medicine; Pacific Medical Centers, First Hill, 1101 Madison St., Suite 301, Seattle, 206.505.1101; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill

Paul A. Smith, M.D., internal medicine, primary care; Virginia Mason Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.583.2299; Virginia Mason Medical Center

Sam R. Taagen, M.D.,** preventive medicine, acute and chronic conditions, sports medicine; The Polyclinic Madison Center, Internal Medicine, 904 Seventh Ave., Seattle, 206.860.4562; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill

 

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