2019 Top Docs Awarded by Seattle Magazine

Monday, April 16, 2019

Seattle Magazine published their 19th annual list on the Puget Sound’s “Top Doctors”. The list includes the region’s most accomplished physicians. Whether you are looking for a specialist or a doctor to guide you and your family’s health, here are 12 neighborhood doctors in the Northwest Physicians Network that you should know:

Allergy & Immunology

Allergists focus on disorders of the immune system which cause symptoms related to environmental triggers. 

Taiil Song, DO – Allergy & Asthma Specialty Services


Gastroenterologists focus on the health of the digestive system, or the gastrointestinal (GI) tract.

Raj Butani, MD – Washington Gastroenterology


Ophthalmologists specialize in diagnosing and prescribing treatment for defects, injuries, and diseases of the eye.

Charles Birnbach, MD – Proliance Retina

Niraj Patel, MD – Pacific Northwest Eye Associates

Orthopedic Surgery

Orthopedic Surgeons correct problems that arise in the skeleton and tis attachments, the ligaments, and tendons.

James Bruckner, MD – Proliance Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine

Robin Fuchs, MD – ProOrtho

Jeffrey Roh, MD – ProOrtho


Surgeons perform operations for a wide variety of issues and diseases.

Adel El-Ghazzawy, MD – Proliance Surgical Specialists at Overlake

Helen H. Kim, MD – Proliance Surgical Specialists at Overlake

Vascular & Interventional Radiology

Vascular & Interventional Radiologists use minimally-invasive image-guided procedures to diagnose and treat diseases in nearly every organ system.

Robert Andrews, MD – Radia Inc.

William Crenshaw, MD – Radia Inc.

Ray S. Jensen, MD – Via Radiology