Richard A. Kaner M.D.
Dr. Kaner was born in San Diego, CA but has lived on the Eastside since 1963. He went to school at the University of Washington and has been practicing Internal Medicine in Bellevue since 1987. He believes that healing and maintaining good health is based on a strong partnership between the physician and patient. “One of our most important roles is to communicate with people and educate them both about the myriad of choices they face in trying to manage disease, achieve and maintain good health. My patients are like family and I take their health very seriously. I’m appreciative of the faith and trust my patients have shown in allowing me to be their partner in their healthcare.”
Dr. Kaner is married and lives in Bellevue with his wife. They have 3 sons. He enjoys exercising, golf and traveling.
University of Washington 1980:
Summa cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa
University of Washington Medical School 1984
Residency in Internal Medicine:
Mercy Hospital San Diego, CA 1984-1987
Board Certified Internal Medicine 1987
Executive Council Providence/Medalia 1995-1997
Puget Sound Consumers Top Doctor
Voted one of the Best Doctors in America: 2007
Jennifer Mills M.D.,FACP, FHM
Dr Mills was born and raised in Lubbock, TX. She attended Texas A&M University for her undergraduate degree and University of Texas Southwestern for medical school. She then completed her residency training at University of Washington where she fell in love with the Northwest and has remained ever since. She has practiced previously in a hospital environment at Overlake Medical Center as an internal medicine hospitalist and also as a palliative care physician. She joined Bellevue Medical Partners in 2013. She believes in treating each patient with individualized care. “One of the things I enjoy most about my practice at Bellevue Medical Partners is the ability to take the time to treat each person as an individual – to meld the science and evidence-base of medicine with the art of tailoring care to each individual’s needs”.
Dr Mills is an active member of the medical staff at Overlake Medical Center, and is active in professional organizations. She is passionate about the process of education of both patients and their families as well as colleagues. In her spare time, Dr Mills enjoys spending time with her family and values her role as “Mom”. She enjoys travel, martial arts, running, hiking, and biking.
Texas A&M University 1999
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School 2004
Residency, Internal Medicine: University of Washington 2004-2007
Board Certified in Internal Medicine 2007
Hospice and Palliative Care ABIM Board Certification 2012
Fellow, Society of Hospital Medicine
Fellow, American College of Physicians
Medical Director Palliative Care Program Overlake Hospital 2013-2015
Alison Goldsmith, Office Manager
Ali was born and raised in Bellevue. She attended Occidental College in Los Angeles where she obtained a degree in Art History and Spanish. .
Ali has three children and enjoys yoga, animals, painting, and vacationing at the beach.
Shandy Davis RN,BSN, Nurse
Shandy was born and raised in Idaho. She attended Boise State University where she obtained a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
She spent 10 years as a travel nurse in the ER/ICU before joining Bellevue Medical Partners in 2013. Shandy enjoys traveling, the outdoors, and spending time with her family and friends.