Best of the City

Top Doctors 2021

Seattle Met's annual list of the best health care professionals in the region.

04/26/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

A Cut Above

How Dr. Snip Became Seattle’s Unofficial Vasectomy King

How Dr. Charles Wilson founded his legendary vasectomy clinic in Seattle, and where that "Dr. Snip" nickname actually came from.

09/13/2021 By Angela Cabotaje

So You Want to Be a Doctor?

Overcoming the Burnout Blowup

Medical professionals should look in, then out, to clear career exhaustion during the Covid-19 crisis (and beyond).

09/06/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

So You Want to Be a Doctor?

Tough Residency Pills to Swallow

Medical residency programs are notorious. Residents from Swedish Medical Center and Virginia Mason tell all.

09/06/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

So You Want to Be a Doctor?

Abroadening the Medical School Search

The average cost of medical school is one thing. The residency matches are another. Some aspiring doctors opt for medical schools abroad.

09/06/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Shade Index

Not-So-Top Docs

Signs your doctor might not be great.

07/17/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Top Doctors

Top Doctors 2015: Adventures in Medicine

Patients share their experiences, from breast cancer to chronic pain, gender identity, and childhood anxiety.

08/04/2015 By Jeanny Rhee, Aoife Reilly, Christina Tiberio, and Atoosa Moinzadeh


How We Did It: Top Doctors and Nurses 2013

715 practitioners in 75 specialties made this year’s list of top doctors and nurse practitioners in the Seattle metro area.

08/01/2013 By Karen Taylor Quinn


Stories from the Front Lines

Eight local doctors tell us what it’s like to rescue a trauma patient, administer end-of-life care, save a life with an organ transplant, and more.



Trade Secrets: Catch Quality Zzz’s

Lina Fine of Seattle’s Swedish Sleep Center offers tips on how to achieve a full night’s rest.

11/28/2012 By Danielle Zorn


Vital Signs

Hospital emergency rooms like Highline Medical Center are gambling on state-of-the-art services and a commitment to customer service to attract patients.

07/11/2010 By James Ross Gardner


The Doctor Is In a Fix

Seattle is a relative bright spot in the health care picture, with better-than-average care, better general health, and lower costs. Martin Cahn—the last primary care doc left in lower Fremont— went into general practice to help people and unr

07/15/2009 By Eric Scigliano