Top Doctors 2020: Nuclear Medicine
Part of our 20th annual list of the region's best physicians
By Danielle Hayden and Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.
April 5, 2020
These practitioners deal with the use of radioactive substances in research, diagnosis and treatment of conditions such as cancer, heart disease, and gastrointestinal and neurological disorders.
David H. Lewis, M.D.,** bone imaging, cardiac imaging, CT scan; Nuclear Medicine at Harborview, 325 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.744.3492; Harborview Medical Center
Hubert J. Vesselle, M.D., Ph.D.,** PET imaging, CT scan; Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Ave. E, Seattle, 206.606.7222; University of Washington 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.
Doctors do not and cannot pay to be selected as a Top Doctor. To learn how doctors are selected, please click here.