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Our Physicians

Tamara J. Sleeter, MD

Tamara J. Sleeter, MD

Dr. Sleeter is a graduate of Walla Walla College in Walla Walla Washington. She received her medical degree from Loma Linda University and completed her residency at St Louis University in St Louis Missouri. Dr. Sleeter serves as the Director of Obstetrics for our practice. She has a special interest in both obstetric and gynecologic care. She performs both major gynecologic surgeries as well as minimally invasive, in-office procedures such as sterilization and endometrial ablations. With her strong ties to the community, Dr. Sleeter has had the pleasure of delivering second and third generation families.

In her spare time, Dr. Sleeter and her family enjoy hiking, camping and road trips. She also finds time to play in a local orchestra.

She is available for appointments in Renton and Covington.

 


James P. Rice, MD, FACOG, FICS

James P. Rice, MD, FACOG, FICS

 

Dr. Rice is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.  He completed his residency at Duke University.  He is board certified in both obstetrics and gynecology and female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery.  He is also a fellow of both the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the International College of Surgery.  He is an active member of the American Urogynecologic Society and the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists.  He is also the Medical Director of Gynecologic Services for our practice. 

Dr. Rice has over thirty years experience as a gynecologic surgeon and has specialized training in urogynecology, female pelvic reconstructive surgery, robotic surgery and minimally invasive surgery.  He has a special interest in robotic surgery and was one of the first gynecologists in the area to be trained to operate with the da Vinci Robot.

His expertise in pelvic reconstructive surgery for both prolapse and urinary incontinence has earned the respect of the medical community.  He  was named by Seattle Metro Magazine as one of Seattle’s Top Physicians.  Dr.Rice also performs sterilizations, endometrial ablations, hysteroscopy and cystoscopy in our in-office surgical procedure suite located at our Renton office.  He also has a strong interest in clinical research and has conducted over 60 clinical trials. 

In his spare time, Dr. Rice enjoys cycling, hiking, swimming, mountain climbing, skiing, and kayaking. He is married with two daughters. One of his daughters is also an Obstetrician/Gynecologist.

He is available for appointments in Renton and Covington.

 


Anthony Tagavilla, MD

Anthony Tagavilla, MD

Dr. Tagavilla has been with our practice since 2007. He is a graduate of Grace University School of Medicine, Cambridge, England and received his obstetrics and gynecology training at TriHealth/ Bethesda North Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio in 2007.

Dr. Tagavilla performs minimally invasive surgery for abnormal uterine bleeding; including hysterectomy and in-office endometrial ablation, infertility evaluation and consultation, normal and high risk obstetrics, preventative health maintenance and cancer screening. He focuses on patient education and offers skilled, compassionate care for all of his patients.

Dr. Tagavilla enjoys an active lifestyle, including biking and soccer, with his wife and two children.

He is available for appointments in Renton and Covington

 


Liliana Belskus, MD

Liliana Belskus, MD

Dr. Belskus is a graduate of the University of Washington and completed her residency in North Carolina at the Mountain Area Health Education Center. She offers complete healthcare for women of all ages in a warm and caring environment. Her fluent Spanish puts her patients at ease.

Dr. Belskus has specialized training to operate with the da Vinci Robot. She also performs several in-office procedures, including endometrial ablation and sterilization.

When she isn't busy delivering babies, Dr. Belskus enjoys traveling, skiing, wake boarding and spending time with her two sons.

She is available for appointments in Renton and Covington

 


Kristine King, MD

Kristine King, MD

Dr. King is a graduate of Columbia University. Following a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Tufts New England Medical Center, she also completed additional training in Medical Genetics at Oregon Health Sciences University.

Dr. King welcomes patients for general obstetric and gynecologic care and performs both major surgeries such as hysterectomies and minimally invasive, in-office procedures such as endometrial ablations and sterilization.

She is one of the elite few medical geneticists in our area that offers appointments for cancer genetic counseling and testing. Patients with a either a family or personal history of cancer will benefit from a genetics consultation.

In her spare time, Dr. King enjoys traveling, hiking, running, gardening and spending time with her family and two dogs.

She is available for appointments in Renton and Covington.

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