Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team

 
Janelle Billig, MD Cody King, MD
Kannie Chim, MD Alex Langley, MD
Megan Curtis, MD Andie Lesowski-Perez, MD
Seth Curtis, MD Mimi Olson, MD
Blythe Darnton,MD Kristin Sramek, MD
Emmy Davison, MD Beth Thompson, MD
Laura Diamond, MD Isabelle Trepiccione, MD
Maegan Dirac, MD Carolyn Wakeman, MD
Emily Hersch-Burdick, MD Gregory Weston, MD
   

 
Carla Ainsworth, MD Michael Tuggy,MD
Sarah Babineau, MD Howard Uman,MD
Jorge Garcia, MD Chris Vincent, MD
Caroll Haymon, MD Kevin Wang, MD
Elizabeth Hutchinson, MD Jonathan Wulf
Susan Rose, MD                       

 

 

Carla Ainsworth, M.D.

Specialty

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Clinical Interests

Geriatrics, Primary Care

Philosophy of Care

I believe that every patient has an important story to tell. I also believe a patient's health is better when a family physician who knows her or him can help navigate our complicated healthcare system and focus on what is important to each individual.

Personal Interests

Being outside and spending time with my family

Swedish Family Medicine - First Hill

Medical School

Washington University (St. Louis)

Residency

Swedish Family Medicine/Cherry Hill

Board Certification

Board Certified in Family Medicine; Certificate of Additional Qualifications in Geriatrics; Certification of Additional Qualifications in Hospice and Palliative Medicine










Sarah Babineau, M.D.

Specialty

Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Clinical Interests

Adolescent Medicine, Geriatrics, Women's Health

 

Philosophy of Care

Sarah enjoys providing comprehensive and compassionate care for the entire family and feels that forming a partnership with patients and their families is essential.

 


Personal Interests

Spending time with her husband, hiking and cross-country skiing are among her favorite activities. She also enjoys ballet dancing and eating ice cream.

Medical School

Brown University, RI

Residency

Swedish Family Medicine - First Hill

Board Certifications

Family Medicine, Certificate of Added Qualification in Geriatrics





 

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Janelle Billig, M.D.

Specialty

Family Medicine

Clinical Interests

Preventive care, maternal-child health, global health

Philosophy of Care

I desire to partner with my patients to meet their health and wellness goals. I hope to treat my patients as whole persons and incorporate their mental, social, and spiritual well-being into their care. I have a passion to improve the quality and accessibility of healthcare for all.


Personal Interests

Baking, social dancing, sewing

Medical School

UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Residency

Swedish Family Medicine - First Hill





 

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Kannie Chim, M.D.

Specialty

Family Medicine

Clinical Interests

Full spectrum family medicine, adolescent medicine, women's health
 

Philosophy of Care

Health is a collaborative effort.  I believe in listening to and partnering with patients to achieve their personal goals.

Personal Interests

Exploring the Pacific Northwest, reading, cooking, public transportation systems

Medical School

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Residency

Swedish Family Medicine - First Hill







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Megan Curtis, M.D.

Specialty

Family Medicine

Clinical Interests

Women's health, preventive medicine, maternal-child health, adolescent medicine

Philosophy of Care

I strive to partner with my patients with the goal of improving understanding of health while finding solutions for medical concerns that consider each patient within the context of their life, family, and community.

Personal Interests

Baking, traveling, and exploring Seattle

Medical School

University of Massachusetts Medical School

Residency

Swedish Family Medicine - First Hill







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Seth Curtis, M.D.

Clinical Interests

Caring for whole families, women’s health, obstetrics, pediatrics, procedures, and health care for the Deaf.

Philosophy of Care

As your primary doctor, my role is to partner with you to help reach and maintain your personal health goals; not just by attempting to alleviate disease, but also by improving your physical, mental, and social well-being.

Personal Interests

Traveling, cooking, old movie theaters and hiking the northwest.


Medical School

University of Massachusetts Medical School

Internship/Residency

Swedish Family Medicine - First Hill







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Blythe Darnton, M.D.
 

Specialty

Family Medicine

Clinical Interests

Women's and reproductive health, preventative care, kids and teens, taking care of whole families, mental and behavioral health, HIV care

Philosophy of care

I like to spend time getting to know my patients and the complex, unique lives they live so I can better serve them in achieving their highest health goals.  I believe in advocating for my patients and helping them navigate our complex healthcare system.  I believe in taking care of the whole patient, not just treating their disease.

Personal Interests

Hiking, swimming, yoga, cooking and eating delicious food, gardening and spending time with my amazing friends and family
 

Medical School

Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Swedish Family Medicine - First Hill







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 Emmy Davison, M.D.

Specialty

Family Medicine

Clinical Interests

Pediatrics, adolescent care, women’s health, mental health, dermatology, global health

Philosophy of Care

I desire to partner with patients to determine the medical, lifestyle, and social factors that affect their health. I believe patients need a provider who listens to their concerns and works to find the correct diagnosis and treatment. I promote effective use of medical therapies, lifestyle, and mindfulness to improve patient’s health, day to day well-being, and medical outcomes.

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Personal Interests

running, reading, piano, learning new things, traveling

Medical School

University of Washington School of Medicine

Residency

Swedish Family Medicine - First Hill







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Laura Diamond, M.D.

Specialty

Family Medicine

Clinical Interests

Full spectrum family medicine including obstetrics, women's health, adolescent, geriatric, preventative medicine, psycistric and chronic disease management.

Philosophy of Care

I strive to provide evidence-based management of acute and chronic diseases with a focus on disease prevention, health education and wellness.  I believe in shared decision making with patients to reach realistic health goals.

 

Personal Interests

Outdoor activities including camping, biking, hiking and jogging.  I also enjoy reading and cooking.

Medical School

Florida State University College of Medicine

Residency

Swedish Family Medicine - First Hill







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Megan Dirac, M.D.

Specialty

Family Medicine

Clinical Interests / Special Procedures Performed

Megan's passion for family medicine was fostered through work with underserved domestic and international populations during her research years as well as her clinical training. 

Personal Interests

 Megan brings a strong commitment to community outreach and service learning that has connected her with many of our family medicine colleagues throughout Seattle. 

Medical School

University of Washington

Residency

Swedish Family Medicine - First Hill







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Jorge Garcia, M.D.

Specialty

Family Medicine

Clinical Interests

Women's Health and family planning, Geriatrics, LGBT health, addiction and substance abuse, care for the underserved, outpatient surgical procedures and care for immigrant populations.

Philosophy of Care

Working in partnership with patients to achieve their health goals and maintain wellness and happiness in their life. Advocating together for the benefit of our community.

Personal Interests

Movies, Ultimate Frisbee, Graphic Novels, Writing.

Medical School

University of Michigan

Residency

Swedish Family Medicine - First Hill

Languages

Mandarin Chinese







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Caroll Haymon, M.D.

Specialty

Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Clinical Interests

Dementia

Medical School

Tufts University School of Medicine

Residency

Swedish Family Medicine - First Hill







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Emily Hersch Burdick, M.D.

Specialty

Family Medicine

 

Clinical Interests

My interests in diabetes and obesity management compelled me to persue a career in family medicine and continue to be passions of mine.  Since starting residency at Swedish, I have also developed strong interests in OB and Addiction Medicine. 

 

Philosophy of Care

Regardless of the specific medical concerns of my patients, it is a joy getting to know the people I take care of and their families.  I have found that being able to provide my patients with guidance during challenging physical and emotional times is the most fulfilling aspect of practicing medicine.
 

Personal Interests

In my free time I love running, skiing, learning to cook, traveling, and exploring the beautiful outdoors of the Pacific Northwest with my boyfriend.

 

Medical School

UC Irvine School of Medicine

Residency

Swedish Family Medicine - First Hill







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Elizabeth Hutchison, M.D.

Specialty

Family Medicine

Clinical Interests

Gynecology

Philosophy of Care

Delivering exeptional patient care in a teaching facility

Personal Interests

 Sports Medicine, Women's Health, Global Health


Medical School

University of Washington
 

Residency

Swedish Family Medicine - First Hill







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Cody King, M.D.

Specialty

Family Medicine

Medical School

Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, NE














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Alex Langley, M.D.

Specialty

Family Medicine

Clinical Interests

Residency

Swedish Family Medicine - First Hill





 

                                        





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Andie Lesowski-Perez, M.D.

Specialty

Family Medicine

Clinical Interests

Sexual health for men and woman including STIs, birth control and reproductive choice; LGBTQ health; musculoskeletal medicine; mind-body medicine; dermatology; chronic disease management

 

Philosophy of Care

I love being a Family Doctor because it appreciates that each person is a combination of mind, body and soul.  This is how I approach each of my patients.  Every patient encounter is an opportunity to optimize physical, mental and social health.
 

Personal

Fitness, sewing, enjoying Seattle entertainment with friends

 

Medical School

University of Washington School of Medicine

Residency

Swedish Family Medicine - First Hill







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Mimi Olson, M.D.

Specialty

Family Medicine

Clinical Interests

Pediatrics, women's health, sports medicine

 

Philosophy of Care

Health and wellness incorporates all aspects of a patient's life including physical, mental, and spiritual.  It is important to develop partnerships with patients to motivate them to achieve their healthcare goals while providing guidance in navigating our current healthcare system.
 

Personal

I enjoy hiking, group fitness, dance and weight training classes, reading, and exploring Seattle.

Medical School

University of Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Residency

Swedish Family Medicine - First Hill







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Susan Rose, M.D.

Specialty

Clinical Interests

Philosophy of Care

Personal

Medical School

Residency

Languages







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Kristen Sramek, M.D.

 

Specialty

Family Medicine

Clinical Interests

Women's Health and family planning including contraceptive counseling and IUD insertion, Obstetrics, Adolescent medicine, Pediatrics, care for immigrant populations, outpatient and surgical procedures

 

Philosophy of Care

My goal is to work in partnership with patients to maximize their wellness and health goals through open communication and knowing each person in the full context of their life.  I also focus on patient education and empowerment to make healthy choices.

Personal

Hiking, biking, skiing and all other outdoor adventures, travel, spending time with family and friends, and cooking

Medical School

George Washington School of Medicine
 

Residency

Swedish Family Medicine - First Hill

 







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Beth Thompson, M.D.

Specialty

Family Medicine, Pediatrics

Clinical Interests

Pediatrics, adolescent care, woman's health, mental health, dermatology, global health

Philosophy of Care

I desire to partner with patients to determine the medical, lifestyle, and social factors that affect their health.  I believe patients need a provider who listens to their concerns and works to find the correct diagnosis and treatment.  I promote effective use of medical therapies, lifestyle, and mindfulness to improve patient's health, day to day well-being, and medical outcomes.

Personal

Running, reading, piano, learning new things, traveling

Medical School

University of Washington School of Medicine

Residency

Swedish Family Medicine - First Hill







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Isabelle Trepiccione, M.D.

Specialty

Family Medicine

Clinical Interests

Philosophy of Care

Personal Interests

Medical School




Residency
 







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Mike Tuggy, M.D.

 

Specialty

Family Medicine, Family Medicine w/Obstetrics, Pediatric Family Medicine

Clinical Interests

Arterial Bypass Grafting

Medical School

Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas


Residency 

Madigan Army Medical Center, WA

 

 







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Howard Uman, M.D.

Specialty

Family Medicine

Clinical Interests

Pediatric Family Medicine

Philosophy of Care

Medical School

George Washington University, WA, D.C.

Residency

University of Michigan, MI

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Chris Vincent, M.D.

Specialty

Biography




















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Carolyn Wakeman, M.D.

Specialty

Family Medicine

 

 














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Kevin Wang, M.D.

Specialty

Family Medicine

Clinical Interests

Women’s health, family planning, adolescent medicine, dermatology, LGBT health, office procedures, rural health.

Philosophy of Care

She believes in partnering with and empowering patients to meet their health and wellness goals.  A patient’s care should integrate their physical, mental, and spiritual health.

Personal Interests

Madeline is from Montana. She enjoys most outdoor adventures-especially fly fishing, camping, and boating.  Some of her other favorite things are baking, traveling , and good food.

Medical School

University of Washington School of Medicine

Residency

Swedish Family Medicine - First Hill







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Gregory Weston, M.D.

















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Jonathan Wulf, Psy.D.

Specialty

Family Medicine

Clinical Interests

Intersection of primary care and mental health care, community health, addiction medicine, LGBT health

Philosophy of Care

I found my calling in Family Medicine because I believe it appreciates the whole person (body, mind, spirit), including the importance of social relationships to other individuals and communities. I approach each of my patients with this in mind, as we work together to better understand how we can address their health and well-being.

Personal Interests

Jonathan grew up in North Carolina and remained there for both college and medical school, before moving to Seattle. Away from work, he likes finding new food experiences, exploring parks in the area, and enjoying a night of dancing, karaoke, or pub trivia with friends.

Medical School

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine

Residency

Swedish Family Medicine - First Hill





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