Swedish Caregivers Recognized as 'Top Doctors and Nurse Practitioners'

September 15, 2014

By Swedish News

Dozens of Swedish caregivers were recently recognized by Seattle Metropolitan magazine’s annual Top Doctors and Nurse Practitioners feature.

The 2014 rankings include nearly 50 Swedish caregivers and draws from peer endorsements of more than 1,400 doctors, nurses and physician assistants in the Seattle metropolitan area. Nearly 13,000 nominations were narrowed down by an anonymous advisory panel. The panel’s criteria included such items as years of experience, competency, patient rapport and satisfaction and compliance with care recommendations.

Below you will find a list of Swedish providers recognized with this year’s top honor. A complete list of providers can also be found online.

Addictive Medicine

James Walsh, M.D.

Adult Nurse Practitioners

Heidi Dishneau

Debra Laurent


Arthur Lam, M.D.

Oncology, Medical

Philip Gold, M.D.

Henry Kaplan, M.D.

Kristine Rinn, M.D.

Oncology, Radiation

Astrid Morris, M.D.


Peter Demopulos, M.D.

Gary Oppenheim, M.D.

Colon & Rectal Surgery

Amir Bastawrous, M.D., MBA

Diagnostic Radiology

David Djang, M.D.

Juan Millan, M.D.

James Rogers, M.D.

Lloyd Stambaugh III, M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Raymond Jarris Jr., M.D.

Family Medicine

Ken Anderson, M.D.

Rebecca Duke, M.D.

James McHugh, M.D.

Kevin Wang, M.D.

Mary Weiss, M.D.


Kris V. Kowdley, M.D., FACP, FACG, AGAF, and AASLD Fellow

Gastroenterology, Pediatric

Uma Pisharody, M.D. FAAP

General Surgery

Michael Florence, M.D., FACS  


Henry Kaplan, M.D.

Infectious Disease

William Ehni, M.D.

Maternal and Fetal Medicine

James Harding, M.D.

Carolyn Kline, M.D., MPH

David Luthy, M.D.

Martin Walker, M.D.


David Newell, M.D.

Nuclear Medicine

David Djang, M.D.

David Haseley, M.D.

Juan Millan, M.D.

James Rogers III, M.D.

Lloyd Staumbaugh III, M.D.


Steven Rostad, M.D.

Pediatric Nephrology

Laurie Fouser, M.D.

Pediatric Neurology

Marcio Sotero De Menezes, M.D.

Brien Vlcek, M.D.

Pediatric Sleep Medicine

Preetam Bandla, M.D.

Pediatric Urology

Beth Andersen, M.D., FAAP

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Carolyn Marquardt, M.D.


Lotchie Kerch, DPM


Wayne Katon, M.D.

Arpan Waghray, MBBS, M.D.

John Wynn, DFAPA, M.D.

Thoracic Surgery

Ralph Aye, M.D.

Brian Louie, M.D.

Eric Vallieres, M.D., FRCSC