Our Doctors

Our service is staffed by carefully selected, board-certified physicians. Our doctors are passionate about making healthcare more accessible and affordable for all patients.

CHRIS BJARKE, MD

Specialties: 
Family Medicine

Education:
Residency, UCLA Medical Center
MD, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine
BS in Chemistry/Biology, Western Washington University

Languages:
English, Spanish

Years practicing medicine:
27 years

Why did you become a doctor?
I became a doctor because I love science and wanted to help people. 

What is your most treasured possession? 
Our rescue animals: Five cats, three dogs and a bird.

Where is your perfect vacation? 
Sea kayaking in the San Juan Islands.


AMANDA CUDA, MD, MPH

Specialties:
Family Medicine

Education:
Residency, Tripler Army Medical Center
MD, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences
MPH, University of Washington School of Public Health

Languages:
English

Years  practicing medicine:
14 years

Why did you become a doctor?
I loved the sciences and had a real competency for them, but I also really enjoyed working with people. I served on a mission trip in a very poor community in high school and knew when I returned that I wanted to offer my services as a physician.

Where is your perfect vacation? 
A quiet cabin overlooking a glacial lake and surrounded by snowy evergreen trees - all with access to skiing, of course!


DAVID DICKEY, MD

Specialties: 
Internal Medicine

Education:
Residency, Virginia Mason Medical Center
MD, New York Medical College
BA in Biology, University of California, San Diego

Languages:
English 

Years practicing medicine:
20 years

Why did you become a doctor?
It was a great combination of doing good in the world by helping people, lifelong learning and the continual challenge of the practice of medicine itself.

Where is your perfect vacation? 
Backpacking in the mountains, days from anywhere. My family once had a great vacation in the wilderness town of Stehekin, Wash. There, it's kind of a blend of the mountains and civilization, along with a bakery and nothing to do. This equates to perfect time with family! 


MICHAEL GRABINSKI, MD, MPH

Specialties:  
Family Medicine

Education:  
Residency, St. John Hospital and Medical Center
MD/MPH, St. George's University School of Medicine
BS in Anthropology/Zoology, University of Michigan

Languages:  
English, Polish

Years practicing medicine:
8 years

Why did you become a doctor?  
To meld my curiosity about why folks become sick and my desire to help people.

What is your most treasured possession?  
My wedding ring

Where is your perfect vacation?  
The West Indies


CHAD HAYS, MD, JD, MPH

Specialties:
Family Medicine

Education:
Residency, Kaiser Permanente/UCLA
MD/JD/MPH/BS, University of Illinois

Languages:
English

Years practicing medicine:
12 years

Why did you become a doctor?
To provide complete holistic care.

What is your most treasured possession?
Three-way tie between time, love and freedom.

Where is your perfect vacation?
Saint Martin: 40 percent Dutch, 60 percent French since 1648!


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LAURIE KREITER, MD

Specialties:
Family Medicine

Education:
Residency, University of California, Davis
MD, University of Washington School of Medicine
BS in Psychology, Washington State University

Languages: 
English

Years practicing medicine:
24 years

Why did you become a doctor?
I really enjoy working with people and encouraging conscious decision-making to maintain and improve health. I especially enjoy the wide variety that primary care offers as I am able to learn something new from each of my patients.

What is your most treasured possession?
I can't choose one—my children and my passport!  My three kids are all adults now, but I'm still very much of a mom. My passport is great because it lets me explore the world!


DIANA LEWIS, MD

Specialties: 
Family Medicine

Education:
Residency, In His Name Family Medicine
MD, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba

Languages:
English, Spanish

Years practicing medicine:
15 years

Why did you become a doctor?
I come from a family of physicians and from a very early age I knew that I wanted to do the same when I grew up. I have always had an inquisitive mind and I love problem solving. I also enjoy working with people, and medicine marries these interests very well. 

Where is your perfect vacation?
Anywhere warm with sand and water!


ANDREW LE, MD

Specialties: 
Family Medicine

Education:
Residency, ProMedica Flower Hospital
MD, Medical University of the Americas
BA in Economics, University of Washington

Languages:
English, Vietnamese

Years practicing medicine:
7 years

Why did you become a doctor?
I wanted to find a job with purpose where I constantly was working with people. While volunteering at a local hospital when I was 19 years old, I realized that being a physician was exactly what I was looking for. To this day, I feel like my service to the community makes a constant difference. 

What is your most treasured possession? 
My father gave me a watch for my undergraduate graduation. He has never purchased valuable possessions for himself, only for others. His selflessness has always been an example that I want to strive for.