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Virginia Mason Physicians Honored as Top Doctors

The July 2015 issue of Seattle magazine features 51 physicians from Virginia Mason as Top Doctors. Sixteen Virginia Mason doctors were highlighted for having made the list for at least 10 consecutive years:

David Aboulafia, MD (13 years); Stephen Bayles, MD (10 years); Thomas Biehl, MD (11 years); John Corman, MD (11 years); Cyrus Cryst, MD (12 years); Michael Elliott, MD (11 years); Chris Fellows, MD (10 years); Andrew Friedman, MD (11 years); Mark Hill, MD (12 years); Steven Kirtland, MD (10 years); Richard Kozarek, MD (13 years); Linda Mihalov, MD (11 years); Ulrike Ochs, MD (11 years); Kim Pittenger, MD (12 years); Richard Thirlby, MD (10 years); and Debra Wechter, MD (10 years).

Seattle magazine asked thousands of local doctors this question: To whom would you send a loved one for medical care?

Virginia Mason Physicians honored as Top Doctors:

Asthma, Allergy and Immunology
David Jeong, MD
Mary Farrington, MD
David Robinson MD

Bariatric Medicine
Jeffrey Hunter, MD

Cardiac Surgery
Mark Hill, MD

Cardiology
Christopher Fellows, MD
Gordon Kritzer, MD

Dermatology
Ulrike Ochs, MD
Edwin Rhim, MD

Endocrinology
Grace Lee, MD
Jonathan Stoehr, MD, PhD

Family Medicine
Kim Pittenger, MD

Gastroenterology
Richard Kozarek, MD
Andrew Ross, MD

Gynecology
Linda Mihalov MD

Oncology
Nanette Robinson, MD
Debra Wechter, MD (Breast Cancer)
Richard Thirlby, MD (Gastrointestinal Cancer)
Amy Brockmeyer, MD (Gynecologic Cancer)
Michelle Yao, MD
David Aboulafia, MD
Lynne Taylor, MD (Neuro-Oncology)

Infectious Diseases
Margot Schwartz, MD, MPH

Internal Medicine
Steven Hayashi, MD
Michael Soung, MD

Nephrology
Cyrus Cryst, MD

Neurology
Michael Elliott, MD

Neurosurgery
Farrokh Farrokhi, MD
Charles Nussbaum, MD
Rajiv Sethi, MD

Ophthalmology
Janet Chieh, MD
Alexander On, MD

Otolaryngology
Stephen Bayles, MD

Pediatrics
Kristin Nyweide White, MD
Kathy Risse, MD

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Andrew Friedman, MD

Plastic/Reconstructive Surgery
James Schlenker, MD

Pulmonary Medicine
Steven Kirtland, MD

Radiology, Interventional
Mehran Fotoohi, MD
Ellen Hauptmann, MD
David H. Robinson, MD

Rheumatology
Jeffrey Carlin, MD

General, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery
Thomas Biehl, MD
Donald Low, MD
Daniel Neuzil, MD
Edmond Raker, MD

Transplantation
Christian Kuhr, MD

Urogynecology
Blair Washington, MD, MHA

Urology
John Corman, MD
Paul Kozlowski, MD
Christopher Porter, MD