The Top Doctors in Seattle for 2020

By Danielle Hayden and Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. April 6, 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.

When you need a doctor—whether for a routine physical or because of a medical scare—where do you go? Soliciting recommendations from friends and family (possibly even on Nextdoor) is one way to do it. After all, a personal referral counts for a lot. But we’ve taken the referral idea to the next level: For the past 20 years, we’ve published an annual list of the region’s top doctors, whose names appear on this list not because these physicians paid to be included, or because they were chosen by our editorial staff, but because they were nominated by their peers. Having a doctor who instills confidence and trust may be just one measure in striving for whole-body wellness, but it’s perhaps the most important one. Let this list serve as a guide in bringing you one step closer to this year’s health goals.

Note: Doctors do not and cannot pay to be selected as a Top Doctor. To learn how doctors are selected, read our methodology

Addiction Psychiatry

Adolescent Medicine

Allergy & Immunology

Cancer Specialties (Surgical Oncologists)

Cardiology Specialties

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Clinical Genetics

Colon & Rectal Surgery


Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrics

Diagnostic Radiology

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Family Medicine


Geriatric Medicine

Geriatric Psychiatry

Hand Surgery

Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Infectious Disease

Internal Medicine

Maternal & Fetal Medicine

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine


Neurological Surgery



Nuclear Medicine

Obstetrics & Gynecology


Orthopedic Surgery


Pain Medicine


Pediatric Allergy & Immunology

Pediatric Endocrinology

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Pediatric Infectious Disease

Pediatric Nephrology

Pediatric Neurology

Pediatric Otolaryngology

Pediatric Pulmonology

Pediatric Rheumatology

Pediatric Surgery

Pediatric Urology


Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Plastic Surgery


Pulmonary Disease

Reproductive Endocrinology


Sleep Medicine

Sports Medicine


Urogynecology/Female Pelvic Medicine


Vascular & Interventional Radiology

Vascular Surgery

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