Whidbey General Hospital
Lee W.  Roof, MD

Lee W. Roof MD

As a doctor of internal medicine, Lee Roof, MD, focuses on the prevention and treatment of adult diseases. He is committed to continuity of treatment and works closely with other physicians, including off-island specialists, to coordinate all aspect of a patient’s care. Dr. Roof, who joined Whidbey General’s medical staff in 1982, was instrumental in developing our hospitalist program, which cares exclusively for acutely ill hospitalized patients. As Quality and Patient Safety Medical Director, he helps implement evidence-based protocols to improve care at Whidbey General. He also chairs the hospital’s Quality Improvement Committee, a multidisciplinary group that comprises medical staff, community members, hospital staff and board members.

Whidbey Island Internal Medicine

77 N. Main Street
P.O. Box 746

Coupeville , WA  98239
Office Phone: 360-678-4440

Patient Care Philosophy

  • Integrate traditional medicine with new ideas and technology.
  • Use medical research to promote the best care for the individual.
  • Partner with the patient to accomplish desired health care goals.

Scope of Care

  • Long-term, comprehensive medical care for adults, from high school age through the advanced years
  • Management of both common illnesses and complex problems
  • Coordination of treatment for those requiring specialty medical care both on and off Whidbey Island
  • Disease prevention and health maintenance


  • Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine, 1979

Internship & Residency

  • University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle


  • Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine

Lee W.  Roof, MD

I was made comfortable by all staff.
They were attentive, cheerful and efficient.

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