Top Doctors 2020: Pulmonary Disease
Part of our 20th annual list of the region's best physicians
By Danielle Hayden and Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.
April 5, 2020
Pulmonologists treat diseases of the respiratory system, such as pneumonia, bronchitis, emphysema, asthma, cancer and other disorders.
Linda C. Anderson, M.D., asthma, pulmonary vascular disease, respiratory infections; The Polyclinic Madison Center, Pulmonary Medicine, 904 Seventh Ave., Seattle, 206.860.2362; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill
Todd D. Freudenberger, M.D., lung cancer, interstitial lung disease, pulmonary embolism; Overlake Clinics, Pulmonary Medicine, 1231 116th Ave. NE, Suite 400, Bellevue, 425.454.2671; Overlake Medical Center
Ronald J. Green, M.D., adult and pediatric sleep disorders/apnea, adult and pediatric pulmonology, smoking cessation; The Everett Clinic, Pulmonary Medicine, 3901 Hoyt Ave., Everett, 425.339.5410; Providence Regional Medical Center Everett
Steven H. Kirtland, M.D., lung cancer, interstitial lung disease, bronchoscopy; Virginia Mason Pulmonary Medicine, 925 Seneca St., Seattle, 206.223.6634; Virginia Mason Medical Center
Samuel T. Nadler, M.D., Ph.D., respiratory distress syndrome, chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD), respiratory failure; The Polyclinic Madison Center, Pulmonary Medicine, 904 Seventh Ave., Seattle, 206.860.4662; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill
Ganesh Raghu, M.D., sarcoidosis and interstitial lung disease, pulmonary fibrosis, lung transplant medicine; General Pulmonary Clinic at University of Washington Medical Center, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.4615; 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.
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