Overlake announces 49 providers on Seattle Magazine’s Top Doctors 2019 List

Bellevue, Wash. – Forty-nine Overlake Medical Center and Clinics physicians have received “Top Doctors 2019” recognition by Seattle Magazine in its annual list that includes 397 physicians overall. The list, which was published in the April 2019 issue, includes only physicians who have been nominated by their peers; they do not and cannot pay to be selected and profiled as a Top Doctor.   

“Overlake takes great pride in our highly skilled providers across this wide range of specialties, and we are proud they are being recognized by their own peers,” said Overlake Chief Medical Officer David Knoepfler, MD. “Every one of them, indeed, all of our physicians, advanced providers and staff, are dedicated to daily excellence, safety and delivering compassionate care to every patient we treat.”  

Seattle Magazine, which connects to more than 190,000 readers each month, partnered with Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., a healthcare research and information company founded in 1991 to help guide consumers to America’s top doctors and top hospitals. Castle Connolly garnered 5,060 nominations from more than 534 physicians in the Seattle metro area.  

Physicians listed below by specialty include those employed by Overlake Medical Center and those on medical staff with privileges to practice at Overlake:

Diagnostic Radiology

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

  • Gunjan Tykodi, MD

Family Medicine


Gynecologic Oncology

Geriatric Medicine

Infectious Disease

Maternal & Fetal Medicine

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Neurological Surgery

  • Peter Nora, MD

Cardiac Electrophysiology

Cardiovascular Disease

Interventional Cardiology

Pediatric Cardiology

Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery


  • Timothy Scearce, MD

Pediatric Neurology


Obstetrics & Gynecology


Orthopedic Surgery


Pain Medicine


Plastic Surgery

  • Nicholas Vedder, MD

Pulmonary Disease

Reproductive Endocrinology

  • Julie Lamb, MD



Vascular & Interventional Radiology

Vascular Surgery