Hernia sufferers can find Washington's best hernia surgeons in Seattle Magazine's top doctors list. The rankings are based on peer votes, explains Seattle Magazine. Another way to find a top surgeon is by consulting U.S. News & World Report's doctor finder and comparing the characteristics of different surgeons.
Seattle Magazine conducts a yearly survey in which it asks area doctors to nominate the providers they would send their own family members to, if necessary, explains Seattle Magazine. Results can be found online at SeattleMag.com. U.S. News & World Report lists some basic facts about each provider, such as gender, specialty and number of years the physician has been practicing medicine.