Medical Staff Leadership


John Patz, DO

Medical Staff President

Dr. John Patz is dual board certificated provider in addiction medicine and family medicine, with extensive experience in medical detoxification and in using medication to assist in abstinence. In his addiction medicine practice, Dr. Patz works closely with the resources of the Recovery Center at EvergreenHealth Monroe, where he is medical director.

Dr. Patz is a graduate of Western University of Health Science in Ponoma, CA and performed his residency at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, WA.

Image of Dr. John Patz, addiction medicine expert at The Recovery Center and EvergreenHealth in Monroe, WA.

Matthew Sisk, MD

Medical Staff Vice President

Dr. Matthew Sisk is an emergency medicine physician at EvergreenHealth Monroe.

Image of Dr. Matthew Sisk, emergency room physician at EvergreenHealth in Monroe, WA.

James Swenson, MD

Medical Staff Immediate Past President

Dr. James Swenson is a board certified orthopedic surgeon at EvergreenHealth Orthopedic & Sports Care, Monroe.

Dr. Swenson is a graduate of George Washington University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Madigan Army Medicine Center. He is also a Fellow of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and a member of the Orthopedic Trauma Association.

Image of Dr. James Swenson, orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist at EvergreenHealth Orthopedic & Sports Care in Monroe, WA.