Top Doctors 2017: Gastroenterology

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These doctors diagnose and treat disorders of the stomach, intestines, bowels and other organs, such as the liver, gallbladder and pancreas, as well as the esophagus.

Diane Y. Bai, M.D., capsule endoscopy, inflammatory bowel disease, colon cancer, gastrointestinal cancer; Franciscan Digestive Care Associates, 1112 Sixth Ave., Suite 200, Tacoma, 253.272.8664; CHI Franciscan Health St. Joseph Medical Center; University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, 2000
    
Janelle V. Brown-Chang, M.D., endoscopic ultrasound, pancreatic disease; Puget Sound Gastroenterology, 11800 NE 128th St., Suite 100, Kirkland, 425.899.4500; EvergreenHealth; Harvard Medical School, 2002
    
Michael Gluck, M.D., pancreatic/biliary endoscopy (ERCP), inflammatory bowel disease, pancreatic and biliary disease, eosinophilic esophagitis; Virginia Mason Medical Center, Gastroenterology, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.223.2319; Virginia Mason Medical Center; UCLA, 1981  
  
Michael B. Kimmey, M.D., pancreatic/biliary endoscopy (ERCP), endoscopy, endoscopic ultrasound, inflammatory bowel disease; CHI Franciscan Digestive Care Associates, 4700 Point Fosdick Drive NW, Suite 308, Gig Harbor, 253.858.5433; CHI Franciscan Health St. Joseph Medical Center; Washington University, St. Louis, 1979     

15 Years: Richard A. Kozarek, M.D., pancreatic disease, pancreatic/biliary endoscopy (ERCP), inflammatory bowel disease; Virginia Mason Medical Center, Gastroenterology, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.223.2319; Virginia Mason Medical Center; University of Wisconsin, 1973
    
James Z. Mu, M.D., gastrointestinal and liver diseases; Western Washington Medical Group, 4225 Hoyt Ave., Suite A, Everett, 425.259.3122; Providence Regional Medical Center Everett, EvergreenHealth Monroe; West China University of Medical Sciences (now Sichuan University School of Medicine), 1984
    
Alexandra E. Read, M.D., liver transplant medicine, colon cancer screening; Seattle Gastroenterology Associates, 11027 Meridian Ave. N, Suite 100, Seattle, 206.365.4492; Northwest Hospital & Medical Center; Case Western Reserve University, 1983
    
Drew Schembre, M.D., advanced therapeutic endoscopy, endoscopic ultrasound, complex polypectomy; Swedish Gastroenterology, 1221 Madison St., Suite 1220, Arnold Pavilion, Seattle, 206.215.4250; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill campus; University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, 1988 
   
Edward A. Slosberg, M.D., inflammatory bowel disease, endoscopic therapies, endoscopic ultrasound; Western Washington Medical Group, 4225 Hoyt Ave., Suite A, Everett, 425.259.3122; Providence Regional Medical Center Everett; Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1988
    
Richard W. Tobin, M.D., endoscopy, colon cancer screening, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), esophageal disorders; UW Medicine, Gastroenterology, 3100 Northup Way, Bellevue, 425.646.7777; University of Washington Medical Center; University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, 1987

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