Julie Carkin M.D.
- Rheumatology (connective tissue disease)
- Telehealth services
Patient Ratings and Reviews
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*Dr. Carkin is the best. I travel about 40 miles to see her. She always responds to my suggestions about my care & medications.
*Dr. Carkin always spends time with me discussing my weird health issues. She also has sound advice about new treatments/procedures that might benefit me. I love her!
I have no new suggestions for Dr. Carkin. She is always very informative, addresses my concerns, and goes above and beyond the standard of care. As a retired health care provider, I am totally happy with Dr. Carkin's care as a physician. Actually from reception to the medical assistant, it is always a very pleasant visit at this office.
I have been very satisfied with the advice & care given to me by *Dr. Carkin. *Dr. Carkin was always very welcoming & kind & listened & heard all my concerns. Her help & advice was always very helpful & welcome. I hope to continue seeing her for along time.
*Dr. Carkin is my rheumatologist. She is excellent, caring had had called me to make an appt. to see her in March or April [...]. Everyone at *Dr. Carkin's office are friendly and you feel that are glad to see you. They are the same on phone calls. I follow her when she moved a number of years ago quite a distance from me. The excellent service she gives is my reason for driving 30 minutes to see her.
Always have excellent care in this office. Dr. Carkin always thoroughly reviews my medical record "before" I arrive and it is evident. Would recommend her in a heartbeat!!
Dr. Carkin has been a excellent physician for me over the past 20 years.
I can't think of anyway dr. carkin can improve. she's the best.
My experience with both Dr Carkin and her assistant [...] is always good and is a team I look forward to seeing. The convenience of having [...] tests in their office was best but since the change was made, it initially was very difficult and in the end pricey to have done elsewhere.
Everything was excellent. Dr. Carkin and her Nurse, [...], are always very professional and helpful!
Dr Carkin takes time to explain test results and medical plan and communicates clearly and with compassion
[...] and Dr. Carkin were both fantastic!! it was easy and thorough! and saved me hours of commute time in a relaxed environment!
I have no suggestions. My care from Dr. Carkin and [...] is excellent and thorough.
I have [...] and have been seeing *Dr. [Carkin] for over 20 years. As her first nurse said "she is the best." Her staff is very well trained and professional and they seem to enjoy their jobs.
[...] and Julie Carkin are experienced, compassionate caregivers. Can't speak highly enough about the two of them.
I am a very fortunate person to have *Dr. Carkin & the team at SAC.
*DR. CARKIN and her team are the best members of my health care team. I would love to clone them and serve in all other roles.
[...] is always very friendly as is *Dr. Carkin - they both seem genuinely concerned about my health & wellbeing! Very fine people!
excellent care and concern by Dr Julie Carkin and nurse [...]
Dr. Carkin is rated #1 in Rheumatology in Seattle by Healthgrades.com. She is a very high qualified physician and all around human being.
About Julie Carkin
If you have suffered a low-trauma fracture, Dr. Carkin wants you to not only heal your broken bone but get better than you were before the fracture. If you are someone who suffers with rheumatoid arthritis or lupus, she wants to allow you to participate fully at home, at play, at work and within your community.
Dr. Carkin earned her M.D. from Boston University. Her clinical and research interests include osteoporosis and fracture prevention, full-spectrum care of complex inflammatory arthritis and immune system diseases.
Education and Training
Fellowship, 1992, RheumatologyFellowship, 1991Residency, 1990, Internal MedicineMedical Education, 1987
- Rheumatology, 2012, American Board of Internal Medicine
- Internal Medicine, 1992, American Board of Internal Medicine