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Rheumatology Services Added to Seattle Children’s South Clinic in Federal Way

Seattle Children’s South Clinic in Federal Way

Seattle Children’s rheumatologists Dr. Esi Morgan (division chief), Dr. Erin Balay-Dustrude, and Dr. Stephen Wong will begin seeing patients at Seattle Children’s South Clinic in Federal Way 6 days each month effective September 1, bringing care closer to home for families in the South Sound region.

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A Family Finds Answers in Seattle Children’s CRMO Program

From Seattle Children’s On the Pulse

From an early age, Seth Maharry has been an active kid. He started playing soccer at age 4, joined Little League at 5 and by the time he was 9, Seth earned a spot on a club team in Gig Harbor, Washington, where he played soccer year-round. During a tournament in Portland, Oregon, Seth started to complain about the pain in his hip.

“We figured he’d just been playing soccer all weekend,” said his mom Nora. “We saw the physical therapist and they said everything was fine, but it continued to get worse and worse.”

Seth’s parents decided to take Seth to the doctor but were told it was just growing pains, though it was clear to Nora that this was something far more serious.

“That was our battle for a year and a half,” Nora explained. “My heart just ached because I knew what we were being told was not right.”

When the family’s insurance changed, Seth’s parents decided to make an appointment at Seattle Children’s South Clinic in Federal Way.

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