Dr. Sam Warren is fellowship-trained and double board-certified in Internal Medicine and Obesity Medicine. He received his medical degree from Stanford University in 1999. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at UW. He completed an additional two years of fellowship training in primary care at UW as a recipient of the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award in Primary Care. In addition to his MD, he holds a MSc of Epidemiology in Clinical Research Methods. Prior to founding Wise Patient, Dr. Warren was on faculty at UW and served as Associate Director of Emergency Services at Harborview Medical Center.
Dr. Rachel Beda is double board-certified in Internal Medicine and Obesity Medicine. She received her medical degree from the University of Washington in 2001 and also completed her residency training at UW in Internal Medicine with a focus in Primary Care. After completing residency, she spent 7 years as a supervising physician at Harborview Medical Center in the Emergency Department where she and Dr. Warren worked together. After leaving Harborview, she provided primary care to the urban underserved, including Seattle’s homeless population, through her work at Neighborcare Health at Pike Place Market from 2010 to 2015.
Dr. Naomi Lee graduated from the University of Washington School of Medicine in 2003 and completed her residency at the UW in 2006 in Internal Medicine. She was certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine initially in 2006 and recertified a decade later in 2016. She became Chief Resident in Ambulatory Care at Harborview Medical Center from 2006-2007 before going to work at Northwest Hospital as a hospitalist.
She worked as a hospitalist caring for acutely ill hospitalized patients from 2007 – 2012. In 2012, she became a consultant for patients with complex medical issues who needed surgery, and in 2014 became the medical director of the Internal Medicine Consult Clinic at Northwest Hospital. She enjoyed collaborating with surgeons, anesthesiologist, specialists and patients to ensure the best outcome possible from surgery. While at Northwest Hospital, Dr. Lee enjoyed participating in committee work including the UW Medicine Diabetes Committee, the Ethics Committee, and the Opiate Use Committee.