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Top Docs ’11: Pediatric Specialties – Child Neurology

PEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY Majeed Al-Mateen, M.D., Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital and Health Center, 311 S L St., Tacoma, 253.792.6630; University of California, Davis, 1979; neuromuscular disorders, Tourette syndrome Sidney M. Gospe Jr., M.D., Ph.D., Seattle Children’s Hospital, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, 206.987.2078, University of Washington Medical Center; Duke University, 1981; epilepsy, neuromuscular disorders, neurotoxicology George…

Top Docs ’11: Internal Medicine

INTERNAL MEDICINE David C. Chang, M.D., The Polyclinic Sleep Medicine Center, 1001 Broadway, Suite 215, 206.860.4545, Swedish Medical Center; Indiana University, 1995; sleep disorders/apnea/snoring, breathing disorders Sheryl Ann Dreyer, M.D., The Everett Clinic, 4410 106th St. SW, Mukilteo, 425.493.6001, Providence Regional Medical Center; University of Washington, 1988; AIDS, HIV Carrie Horwitch, M.D., Virginia Mason Seattle…

Top Docs ’11: Allergy & Immunology

Disorders involving the immune system

ALLERGY & IMMUNOLOGY Leonard C. Altman, M.D., Northwest Asthma and Allergy Center, 4540 Sand Point Way NE, Suite 200, 206.527.1200, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle Children’s Hospital; Harvard Medical School, 1969; urticaria, asthma, sinusitis, allergy Garrison H. Ayars, M.D., Allergy and Asthma Associates, 1200 112th Ave. NE, Suite C-210, Bellevue, 425.454.2191, Overlake Hospital Medical…

Health: Gym Dandy

For patients seeking to get well and for athletes seeking personal bests, a new local fitness center

For years, debilitating arthritis kept Leanne Stevens from doing much in the way of exercise. But on her 60th birthday, she gave herself two knee replacements. In 2008, after taking two years to recover from myriad complications, the former hiker and martial arts enthusiast was ready—or so she thought—to start working out. “I felt like…

Top Docs ’11: Pediatric Specialties – Pediatric Nephrology

Pediatric Nephrology Allison Eddy, M.D., Seattle Children’s Hospital, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, 206.987.2524; McMaster University, Canada, 1975; kidney disease, glomerulonephritis Joseph Flynn, M.D., Seattle Children’s Hospital, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, 206.987.2524; State University of New York, Buffalo, 1987; hypertension, dialysis care Laurie Fouser, M.D., Swedish Pediatric Specialty Care, 1101 Madison St., Suite 800,…

Top Docs ’11: Infectious Disease

INFECTIOUS DISEASE Peter Hashisaki, M.D., Overlake Hospital Medical Center, 1200 116th Ave. NE, Suite D, Bellevue, 425.455.8248; University of Washington, 1975 Margot Schwartz, M.D., Virginia Mason Seattle Main Clinic, Buck Pavilion, 1100 Ninth Ave., 206.341.0846, Virginia Mason Medical Center; Johns Hopkins University, 1991; AIDS, HIV, sexually transmitted diseases, infectious diseases Martin Siegel, M.D., The Polyclinic,…

Top Docs ’11: Addiction Psychiatry

ADDICTION PSYCHIATRY Steven M. Juergens, M.D., 11201 SE Eighth St., Suite 105, Bellevue, 425.454.0255, Overlake Hospital Medical Center; Mayo Medical School, 1979; addiction/substance abuse, alcohol abuse, drug abuse.  Andrew J. Saxon, M.D., Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, 1660 S Columbian Way, 206.762.1010, University of Washington Medical Center; Tufts University, 1977; addiction/substance abuse, opiate…

Health: An Expert’s Advice on Mammograms

A year after a federal task force issued a controversial advisory on mammographies for women in thei

Dr. David C. Grossman, senior investigator at Seattle’s Group Health Research Institute, has served nearly three years of a four-year term as one of 16 members on the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, which last year was at the center of a controversy arising from its new recommendations on mammography screenings. News reports have indicated…

Top Docs ’11: Pediatric Specialties – Infectious Diseases

PEDIATRIC INFECTIOUS DISEASES Farrah Cassis-Ghavami, M.D., Pediatric Specialty Care, 1101 Madison St., Suite 800, 206.215.2700, Swedish Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, Seattle Children’s Hospital; State University of New York, Downstate College of Medicine, 1999; AIDS, HIV Scott J. Weissman, M.D., Seattle Children’s Hospital, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, 206.884.1067, University of Washington Medical Center; University…

Top Docs ’11: Hand Surgery

HAND SURGERY Sarah D. Beshlian, M.D., The Sports Medicine Clinic, 10330 Meridian Ave. N, Suite 300, 206.368.6100, Northwest Hospital and Medical Center; Northwestern University, 1986; arthritis, arthroscopic surgery, carpal tunnel syndrome, fractures John Buckmiller, M.D., Virginia Mason Seattle Main Clinic, Lindeman Pavilion, 1201 Terry Ave., 206.223.7530, Virginia Mason Medical Center; University of Rochester, 1980; arthritis,…

Scoop: Seattle’s Pollinator Pathway

Seattle's bees stay busy along the Pollinator Pathway

 Seattle artist and designer Sarah Bergmann is making quite a buzz, thanks to the Pollinator Pathway, a project she began in 2008 with the intent of creating more habitat for local bees and other pollinating creatures. If you haven’t heard, the nation’s population of pollinators is plummeting, and the pathway aims to aid their plight…

Top Docs ’11: Pediatric Specialties – Hematology & Oncology

PEDIATRIC HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY Colleen Delaney, M.D., Seattle Children’s Hospital, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, 206.987.2106, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; Harvard Medical School, 1996; stem cell transplant, pediatric cancer, cord blood transplant program J. Russell Geyer, M.D., Seattle Children’s Hospital, 4800 Sand Point Way NE,…

Top Docs ’11: Gynecologic Oncology

Gynecologic Oncology Charles W. Drescher, M.D., Pacific Gynecology Specialists, 1101 Madison St., Suite 1500, 206.965.1700, Swedish Medical Center, Northwest Hospital and Medical Center; University of Michigan Medical School, 1984; Pap smear abnormalities, gynecologic cancer, gynecologic surgery. See profile on page 84. Barbara A. Goff, M.D., Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Ave. E, 206.288.7222, University…

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