Top Doctors 2020: Pediatric Neurology

By Danielle Hayden and Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.

April 5, 2020

Part of our 20th annual list of the region's best physicians

This article originally appeared in the April 2020 issue of Seattle Magazine.

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This article appears in print in the April 2020 issue as part of the Top Doctors cover story. Click here to subscribe.

Catherine M. Amlie-Lefond, M.D., pediatric vascular neurology, cerebrovascular disease, stroke; Seattle Children’s Hospital, Neurology, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, 206.987.2078; Seattle Children’s Hospital

George Makari, M.D., epilepsy, sleep disorders; MultiCare Mary Bridge Children’s Neurology Clinic, 1112 Sixth Ave., Suite 100, Tacoma, 253.792.6630; MultiCare Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital

Edward J. Novotny Jr., M.D., epilepsy/seizure disorders, infantile spasms (West syndrome), neurophysiology; Seattle Children’s Hospital, Neurology, Seattle, 206.987.2078; Seattle Children’s Hospital

Russell P. Saneto, D.O., Ph.D., epilepsy and seizure disorders, mitochondrial disorders, neuromuscular disorders; Seattle Children’s Hospital, Neurology, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, 206.987.2078; Seattle Children’s Hospital

Credentials
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.

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