Dr. Milah Frownfelter (Seattle Medical Associates)
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Dr. Milah Frownfelter (Seattle Medical Associates)


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about 3 years ago
Love the dedicated service and she definitely knows me and makes me feel that I will get taken care of at SMA.
about 4 years ago
Dr. Frownfelter is empathetic and takes the time to listen. Her approach is balanced and thoughtful.
over 4 years ago
Dr. Frownfelter goes above and beyond for her patients. I have referred many patients and friends to her over the last several years and everyone has been extremely happy with her excellent care.
over 4 years ago
milah is very thorough and she is a concierge doc who replies asap to any emails so that i dont have to go into the doc if i need a basic script filled etc
almost 5 years ago
Not my doctor, but the best in the biz, she’s definitely a wiz
recommended by Mary Howell

About Dr. Frownfelter


Monday - Friday: 8:30 am – 12:15 pm & 1:15 pm – 5:00pm


Dr. Milah Frownfelter is part of Seattle Medical Associates, which is one of the first ‘direct care’ practices in the United States. This form of health care delivery creates a direct relationship between patients and physicians, using insurance only for care obtained outside of the office.

There is an annual fee that covers complete supervision of your medical care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including coordination of all consultative care and supervision of hospital care, when required.

SMA does not bill insurance for any services performed in their office.

Membership Services

Comprehensive primary care medical services available with membership include:

  • Annual physical exams

  • Gynecological examinations

  • Electrocardiograms

  • Audiograms

  • All x-rays taken in our office

  • Spirometry and oxygen saturation

  • Tetanus, flu and pneumonia vaccines

  • All tests or labs completed in office. Labs processed in clinic include: complete blood count, ESR, CRP, Strep test, Monospot, urinalysis, and urine pregnancy test.

What to Expect from SMA

  • Doctors will serve as your advisor and advocate when you are ill, hospitalized or have an emergency.

  • Physicians who will always be available for emergency calls.

  • Electronic medical records.

  • Trained office staff who know you personally.

  • Medical decisions made by you and your doctor, not your insurance company or your employer.

  • Fewer delays and waits. When you schedule an appointment, you will be seen within 15 minutes of your appointed time.

  • An unhurried atmosphere.

  • Rapid responses. Call with an urgent medical problem and you will be seen promptly. When you need medicine, you can expect a prescription the same day.

  • Forms for disability, school physicals, letters or other needs will be faxed or mailed within 48 hours.

  • Complete confidentiality of medical records and communications.

Milah Frownfelter, MD, FACP


  • University of Washington School of Medicine, 2003, member AOA–national honor medical society

  • Residency in Internal Medicine, University of Washington, 2003-2006

  • The Polyclinic (Seattle), 2008-2015; Strategic Planning Committee; Integrative Medicine Committee; Quality Committee

  • Voted by her professional peers as a Seattle Top Doctor in Internal Medicine in Seattle Metropolitan Magazine on multiple occasions.