Annie Reese, MD

Annie Reese, MD

Dr. Annie Reese was born in Chicago and raised on the East Coast. She migrated west for college at Stanford where she graduated with a degree in American studies and was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa Society. For a year before starting Stanford Medical School, she counseled and organized after-school activities for homeless youth at Seattle Emergency Housing Service. During medical school, she traveled to the Philippines for six months to conduct public health research. She completed her residency at Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center in Seattle, now called Seattle Children’s Hospital.

Professionally, Dr. Reese enjoys the diversity of general pediatrics and its opportunities for lifelong learning. Clinically, she has special interests in both breastfeeding/chestfeeding and adolescent medicine. In addition, she has been involved with committees at Seattle Children’s Hospital to improve quality across pediatrics in the northwest. She also maintains an academic appointment as a clinical assistant professor at the University of Washington School of Medicine.

On a personal level, she is fascinated by the daily growth and development of her children and spends time hiking, cross-country skiing, reading novels, cooking and gardening with her husband.


  • Undergraduate: Stanford University
  • Medical School: Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Pediatric Residency: Seattle Children’s Hospital
  • Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics

Language Spoken

  • English

Hospital Privileges

  • Seattle Children’s Hospital
  • UW/Northwest Hospital

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Washington Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • King County Medical Society
  • North Pacific Pediatric Society

Community Service

  • Former Board Member, Wonderland Developmental Center
  • Seattle Children’s Care Network Quality and Clinical Integration Committee
  • Seattle Children's Hospital Medical Executive Committee

Interesting Facts

Dr. Reese grew up in a half-Greek household, and roasted lamb in the backyard. She is now a vegetarian and mainly grows tomatoes in the backyard. Her family loves pets, and has a dog, cat, leopard gecko, chickens and many generations of fish and snails.