Northwest Hospital Physicians Named Top Doctors by Seattle Metropolitan Magazine

Original Release: 08/11/2016
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SEATTLE, WA (August 11, 2016) – Northwest Hospital & Medical Center announced today the members of its medical staff who have been recognized among Seattle’s top doctors and nurse practitioners in the August 2016 issue of Seattle Met. The magazine’s annual Top Doctors and Nurses list is based on peer nominations from medical professionals throughout the Puget Sound region.

“I would like to congratulate all of our practitioners who have been recognized as ‘Top Doctors and Nurses’ by Seattle Met,” said Northwest Hospital Interim Executive Director Adam Parcher. “This designation is a testament to their professionalism and their dedication, and we are fortunate to have these providers associated with Northwest Hospital. We are proud to partner with each of them to serve our community and deliver high-quality, patient-centered care.”

Members of Northwest Hospital’s medical staff named to this year’s list of top doctors and nurses include:

Jean Blue, ARNP – Acute Care ARNP

Mickey Deelstra, ARNP – Acute Care ARNP

Darrell Owens, DNP, ARNP – Adult and Geriatric ARNP — palliative

Julia M Vander Vegt, MSN, ARNP – Adult and Geriatric ARNP – palliative

Gabriel Aldea, MD – Cardiac Surgery

Astier M Alem, MD – Nephrology

Lee Dolack, MD – Cardiology

Julie Heyn, MD – Cardiology

Nahush Mokadam, MD  – Cardiac Surgery

Michael S. Muligan, MD – Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery

Mukta K. Krane, MD – Colon and Rectal Surgery

Erin O Lange, MD – Colon and Rectal Surgery, General Surgery

Kean B. Lawlor, MD – Dermatology

Amit Bhrany, MD – Ear, Nose and Throat

Mark Brakstad, MD – General Surgery

Naomi Busch, MD – Family Medicine

Wayne McCormick, MD – Geriatric Medicine

Kathryn McGonigle, MD – Gynecologic Oncology

Stephen Kennedy, MD – Hand Surgery

William Ehni, MD – Infectious Disease

Edward Leonard, MD – Infectious Disease

Richard Badura, MD – Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine

Andrew Beckstrom, MD – Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine

Barry Lawson, MD – Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine

A.J. Amadi, MD – Ophthalmology

Werner Cadera, MD – Ophthalmology

Bruce Cameron, MD – Ophthalmology

Paul Griggs, MD – Ophthalmology
Albert Gee, MD – Orthopedic Surgery

Seth Leopold, MD – Orthopedic Surgery

Paul Manner, MD – Orthopedic Surgery

Adam Cohn, MD – Orthopedic Surgery PA

Brian Haid, MD – Orthopedic Surgery PA

Matthew Allen, MD – Pediatrics

Daniel Downey, MD – Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Alexander Gougoutas, MD – Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Kari Keys, MD – Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Kirk Alexander, DPM – Podiatry

Edward Kim, MD – Radiation Oncology

Wui-Jin Koh, MD – Radiation Oncology

Amy Criniti, MD – Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility

Lynn Davis, MD – Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility

Nancy Klein, MD – Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility

Julie Carkin, MD – Rheumatology

Philip Moberg, MD – Rheumatology

Martha Billings, MD — Sleep Medicine

Theodore Bushnell, MD – Sleep Medicine

Vishesh Kapur, MD – Sleep Medicine
Jason Maris, MD – Sports Medicine PA

Farhood Farjah, MD – Thoracic Surgery

Emily Bradley, MD – Urology

Rahul Desai, MD – Urology

Van Ginger, MD – Urology

John Gore, MD – Urology

Jonathan Harper, MD – Urology

Joseph Marquez, MD – Urology

Benjamin Lerner, MD – Vascular/Interventional Radiology