Seattle Met Surveys More Health Care Providers Than Ever in 2012

Seattle Met is partnering with ratings company Avvo to present a comprehensive survey of the best health-care professionals in the Seattle metropolitan area. Practitioners with the highest Avvo Ratings will be listed in _Seattle Met_’s best-selling Top Doctors feature in August 2012. Read on to learn more….

Peer Surveys Round Out Ratings

Attention ARNPs New!, Acupuncturists, Chiropractors, Naturopaths, and Optometrists

Avvo Ratings are not available for these specialists, so we are conducting a peer survey of ARNPs, Acupuncturists, Chiropractors, Naturopaths, and Optometrists. All doctors, nurses, and physician assistants are asked to nominate colleagues in these fields who they would choose to treat themselves or their loved ones. Deadline: Tuesday, May 15 Deadline: Sunday, April 22

About Avvo Ratings

More Doctors Evaluated Seattle Met and Avvo’s survey evaluates all Medical Doctors, Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine, and Doctors of Podiatric Medicine licensed in the state of Washington.

How Are Doctors Rated? Factors such as continuing education, awards, fellowships, hospital privileges, disciplinary history, and peer endorsements can affect a doctor’s rating.

In-Depth Online Profiles Links from to doctor profiles at give patients greater confidence in your expertise and quality of care.

It’s Completely Free to Create a Thorough Profile that Accurately Represents You and Your Practice

By Sunday, April 22 at midnight, doctors should:

Download instructions and more information on claiming and updating your Avvo profile.

Contact: Email managing editor Ariana Dawes at adawes at

Updated March 13, 2012, to reflect deadline change.