Strother Dermatology & Laser Treatment Center Directions

We are located directly across from Evergreen Hospital in the Evergreen Professional Plaza.

Strother Dermatology & Laser Treatment Center in Totem Lake
Strother Dermatology
Evergreen Professional Plaza
12911 120th Ave NE
Suite G-100 and 104
Kirkland, WA 98034

Please do not hesitate to call for further directions or information. Our phone number is 425-899-4144.

 

Going South on I-405:

Take Exit 20 (NE 124th St.). At the exit stop light turn left onto NE 124th St. At Totem Lake Blvd. turn left. Follow to next light (120th Ave NE) and turn right. You are now on 120th Ave. Follow 120th up the hill (past Trader Joe's). Go through light at 128th and then turn into the 2nd driveway on the left. We are in the Evergreen Professional Plaza between 128th and 130th lane. We are in Bldg G towards the rear of the parking lot, Suites 100 and 104.

Going North on I-405:

Take exit 20B (NE 124th St/Totem Lake Blvd). Stay in the right lane towards Totem Lake Blvd. and go under the freeway, proceed through the stoplight onto 120th Ave NE. Follow 120th Ave up the hill (past Trader Joe's). Go through light at 128th and then turn into the 2nd driveway on the left. We are in the Evergreen Professional Plaza between 128th and 130th lane. We are in Bldg G towards the rear of the parking lot, Suites 100 and 104.

Be sure to allow sufficient travel time as this is a high traffic area and there is often construction going on nearby at Evergreen Hospital.

Tips, Advice & Information

Below are selected articles that the doctor thought might be of interest. Simply click on a "Click for whole article" link below for a printable version that you can read when you get a break. Enjoy!


What is so complicated about brown spots? by Dr. Strother

The complicated thing about "brown spots" is that many different skin conditions can result in what many people would call a "brown spot". These range from simple freckles to potentially fatal melanoma skin cancer. Making the correct medical diagnosis of your "brown spots" is necessary for us to provide you the best medical and cosmetic care. Click for whole article

SYDNEY:

Fat cells may increase the risk of cancer by preventing damaged cells - the precursors of tumours - from being removed from the body, U.S. researchers say.

Previous studies have shown that fatty diets and obesity increase the risk of cancer and decrease the chance of successful cancer treatment. These effects have previously been attributed to blood hormone levels caused by excess fat, as well as difficulties in diagnosis and treatment of obese people. Click for whole article (pdf)

A DOCTOR'S VIEW OF HOW TO SHED EXTRA POUNDS OR GET RID OF BULGES THIS SPRING by Dr. Cooperrider

Some of you may notice that I'm looking thinner recently. Well, for an old dude (as my ten year old would say) I couldn't be healthier. It's because I'm into my second month of an experiment that I started to see what would happen if I burned at least 1,000 CALORIES EXTRA EVERY DAY WITHOUT MODIFYING MY DIET. I'm so tired of hearing that "DIET AND EXERCISE" is the only proven way to lose weight. Click for whole article (pdf)

Intentional weight loss helps, not harms, seniors
The outcome of a study scheduled to appear in the print issue of the Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences contradicts the concerns raised by previous studies that deliberate weight loss among older individuals could increase the risk of death. Click for whole article (pdf)

Report Underscores Obesity-Cancer Connection
There is a clear correlation between obesity and cancer, according to a November report by the American Institute for Cancer Research. It went so far as to link excess body weight to more than 100,000 cancers in the U.S. annually. Click for whole article (pdf)

More on treadmill desks by Dr. Cooperrider

During my second hour on the treadmill today I was reading Business Week and there was an article entitled "Your Office Chair is Killing You."

It was about the different options for office chairs including the treadmill desk that I have been talking about, but more broadly it was about the changes that happen in our bodies when we are sitting. Click for whole article (pdf)