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
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