Top Doctors 2019: Pain Medicine

Part of our 19th annual list of the region's best physicians

By Edited by Virginia Smyth

Stethoscope on the table

December 30, 2018

This article originally appeared in the April 2019 issue of Seattle Magazine.

This article appears in print in the April 2019 issue, as part of the Top Doctors cover story. Click here to subscribe.

Anesthesiologists, neurologists, orthopedic surgeons, neurosurgeons and some psychiatrists practice pain medicine.

Hugh W. Allen, M.D., spine pain management, cancer pain management,
interventional pain medicine; Kaiser Permanente Capitol Hill Medical Center, Department of Anesthesiology, Pain Management Clinic, 201 16th Ave. E, Seattle, 206.326.3856; University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, 1988

Jason Attaman, D.O., interventional techniques, neck and back pain, spinal cord stimulation; 1600 116th Ave. NE, Suite 204, Bellevue, 425.247.3359; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill, Overlake Medical Center; Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2002

Michele Curatolo, M.D., Ph.D., chronic and acute pain, cancer pain, interventional techniques; Center for Pain Relief at University of Washington Medical Center–Roosevelt, 4225 Roosevelt Way NE, Suite 401, Seattle, 206.598.4282; University of Washington Medical Center; University of Messina, Italy, 1984

Hyun J. Hong, M.D., pain-relieving procedures, regenerative medicine; Washington Center for Pain Management, 1900 116th Ave. NE, Suite 201, Bellevue, 425.774.1538; Overlake Medical Center; University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, 1999

Praveen Mambalam, M.D., chronic pain, interventional techniques; Washington Center for Pain Management, 1900 116th Ave. NE, Suite 201, Bellevue, 425.774.1538; Overlake Medical Center; Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, 2004

Daniel E. Nelson, M.D., chronic pain, neck and lower back pain, arthritis; ProOrtho, 12911 120th Ave. NE, Suite H-210, Kirkland, 425.823.4000; EvergreenHealth; University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, 1985

David J. Tauben, M.D., pain management; Center for Pain Relief at University of Washington Medical Center–Roosevelt, 4225 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, 206.598.4282; University of Washington Medical Center; Tufts University School of Medicine, 1979

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