For the fifth consecutive year, Seattle Magazine has named Dr. Julie Carkin to its list of Top Doctors. Seattle Magazine awarded Dr. Carkin the distinction in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and now, 2010. The rheumatologist practices at The Seattle Arthritis Clinic, specializing in the treatment of osteoporosis. Seattle Magazine’s annual Top Doctors list is based on a survey sent to more than 11,000 physicians in the greater Seattle area, with input from an advisory panel of physicians. The survey asked respondents to name providers in 110 specialties whom they would seek out for their own care or recommend to their loved ones. The entire Top Docs list is available on the Seattle Magazine website at http://www.seattlemag.com.
Dr. Jimenez gets the story out about arthritis treatment Dr. Richard Jimenez, the research director and president of the Seattle Arthritis Clinic, recently was featured in a news story on the many different kinds of arthritis on Q13 Fox. He pointed out that many of the key factors are often things you can control, like being overweight. He notes that for every pound you gain, you add three pounds of pressure to your knees, and six times the pressure on your hips. Injuries that don't heal properly can lead to arthritis, as can overusing a joint.
Dr. Julie Carkin has been named to Seattle Metropolitan Magazine's list of Top Docs for 2008.The magazine’s annual Top Doctors list is based on a survey of more than 10,000 medical professionals in King, Kitsap and Snohomish counties. The survey asked respondents to name providers in 85 specialty areas that they would seek out for their own care or recommend to their loved ones. The entire Top Docs list is available on the Seattle Metropolitan Magazine website at http://www.seattlemet.com.
Dr. Richard Jimenez was named Top Doc in the 15th Annual "Best of Western Washington" viewer's poll by KING-5 TV's "Evening Magazine." Each year, the news magazine show asks viewers to vote for their favorite people places and things. Winners are featured on the program's website at http://www.king5.com/boww/results.html.