EvergreenHealth Physicians Honored as Seattle Met “Top Doctors 2013″
KIRKLAND, Wash., July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Seattle Met magazine recently named 89 providers and nurses within the EvergreenHealth network to the publication’s comprehensive “Top Doctors 2013″ list that honors the top-performing medical practitioners in the Puget Sound region.
Each year, Seattle Met publishes the results of its annual survey, which accepts nominations from 25,000 medical professionals across the region, and highlights the top 12 percent of doctors and nurses within a range of fields and specialties.
“We are proud of our providers, nurses, staff and volunteers who commit themselves to providing the highest level of care and service to our patients and their families. Today, I’m honored to recognize many of our doctors and nurses who were recognized by their peers as exceptional providers, and chosen by Seattle Met as this year’s ‘Top Doctors,’” said Bob Malte, CEO of EvergreenHealth.
To determine the finalists, Seattle Met assembles an independent, anonymous panel of doctors and nurse practitioners from the region’s hospitals, clinics and private practices to choose the final list of Top Doctors based on peer nominations, education, awards, fellowships, hospital privileges, disciplinary history and peer endorsements.
The EvergreenHealth providers honored by this year’s Top Doctors list include:
Kathryn Arendt, MD, Obstetrics and Gynecology Matthew Ashbach, MD, Michael Elliott, MD, Ear, Nose, and Throat Vernan Atienza, MD, Geriatric Medicine Ben Neurology Babusis, MD, Diagnostic Radiology Richard Badura, MD, Neonatal and Christopher Fellows, Perinatal Medicine Marshall Bedder, MD, Interventional Pain Medicine MD, Cardiology Susan Beeman, ARNP, Geriatric Nurse Practitioner Chad Bentsen, MD, Geoffrey Ferguson, Emergency Medicine Heather Bradford, CNM, ARNP, Certified Nurse MD, Vascular / Midwife Janelle Brown-Chang, MD, Gastroenterology Anthony Cho, MD, Interventional Family Medicine Maria Chong, MD, Diagnostic Radiology Milton Curtis, Radiology Brian MD, Family Medicine Roberta deRegt, MD, Maternal and Fetal Medicine Ferris, MD, Vascular Andrew Deck, MD, Urology Eric Demers, MD, Neonatal and Perinatal Surgery Michele Medicine Annemarie Dooley, MD, Nephrology William Ehni, MD, Frank, MD, Hematology Infectious Disease Adel El-ghazzawy, MD, General Surgery Marion Xing Fu, MD, Johnson, MD, General Surgery Cynthia Keller, MD, Pediatrics David Interventional Pain Kim, MD, Anesthesiology Aimee Kohn, MD, Medical Oncology and Medicine Daniel Hematology Thomas Lamperti, MD, Otolaryngology Varun Laohaprasit, Gavrila, MD, Maternal MD, Neurosurgery Barry Lawson, MD, Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine and Fetal Medicine Yung Lee, DO, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Edward Leonard, Robert Geise, MD, MD, Infectious Disease Gerard Letterie, MD, Reproductive Infectious Disease Endocrinology / Infertility Mark Lewin, MD, Pediatric Cardiology Kathleen Gibson, MD, Paul Lin, MD, Reproductive Endocrinology / Infertility Matthew Vascular Surgery Lonergan, MD, Hematology/Oncology James Lund, MD, Internal Medicine Akiko Hall, MD, Terry Mengert, MD, Emergency Medicine Aileen Mickey, MD, Critical Pediatrics Jack Care Medicine/Pulmonary Disease George Min, MD, Plastic Surgery Handley, MD, Eiji Minami, MD, General Surgery Renee Minjarez, MD, Vascular Emergency Medicine Surgery Laurel Morrison, MD, Family Medicine Sam Naficy, MD, Plastic Kai Hansen, MD, Surgery Tanya Nazemi, MD, Urology Richard Neiman, MD, Rheumatology Internal Medicine Mark Newman, MD, Anesthesiology Colleen Pacem, ARNP, Family Nurse Kevin Hanson, MD, Practitioner Emergency Medicine Peter Hashisaki, MD, Infectious Disease Amy Hoing, MD, Family Medicine Hyun Hong, MD, Pain Medicine Michael Hunter, MD, Radiation Oncology Garrett Hyman, MD, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Ettore Palazzo, MD, Internal Medicine Jeffrey Pearce, MD, Neurosurgery Loryn W. Peterson, MD, Hand Surgery Eric Pinczower, MD, Ear, Nose, and Throat Kim Pittenger, MD, Family Medicine Mark Potampa, MD, Ophthalmology Stephen Price, PA- C, Geriatric Physician Assistant Carol Radlo, MD, Family Medicine Francis Riedo, MD, Infectious Disease Derek Rodrigues, MD, Cardiology Jeffrey Roh, MD, Orthopedic Surgery Sue Romanick, MD, Rheumatology Michael Sailer, MD, Orthopedic Surgery Jack Salerno, MD, Pediatric Cardiology Vincent Santoro, MD, Orthopedic Surgery Dyan Simon, MD, Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine Connie Smith, MD, Geriatric Medicine Alison Stout, DO, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Christopher Telge, MD, Family Medicine Stephen Tilles, MD, Allergy and Immunology Michael Towbin, MD, General Surgery Gautam Velamoor, MD, Cardiothoracic Surgery Martin Walker, MD, Maternal and Fetal Medicine Wade Webster, MD, Emergency Medicine Robert Weinsheimer, MD, Pediatric Surgery Adrian Whorton, MD, Emergency Medicine Ryan Zehnder, MD, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
EvergreenHealth offers comprehensive care at its main hospital campus in Kirkland, its emergency department and urgent and primary care center in Redmond, its urgent and primary care center in Woodinville and its primary care practices in Canyon Park, Duvall, Kenmore, Sammamish and Monroe.
To learn more about Seattle Met‘s “Top Doctors 2013″ visit www.seattlemet.com.
EvergreenHealth, a public hospital district and community-based healthcare organization established in 1972, offers a breadth of services and programs that is among the most comprehensive in the region. More than 950 physicians provide clinical excellence within more than 80 specialties, including cardiac, oncology, surgical care, orthopedics, a neuroscience institute, women’s and children’s services, hospice care, pulmonary care, a sleep disorders center and home care services. EvergreenHealth serves more than 400,000 residents in its primary service area of northern King and southern Snohomish counties with EvergreenHealth Primary Care, a network of primary and urgent care practices, and its main hospital campus in Kirkland, Wash. EvergreenHealth also provides emergency care at two sites: its main hospital campus and the EvergreenHealth Redmond Medical Center. In addition to clinical care, EvergreenHealth offers extensive community health outreach and education programs, anchored by EvergreenHealth Nurse Navigator & Healthline, a 24/7 nurse consultation service. For more information, visit www.evergreenhealth.com.
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