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Blair Washington, MD, MHA, FPMRS
Blair Washington, MD, MHA, FPMRS
Would recommend provider
 
4.7 out of 5 stars

111 Patient Ratings
49 Comments

  • Overview
  • Expertise
  • Education
  • Personal
  • Awards & Activities

Departments
Gynecology
Urogynecology
Pelvic Floor Center

Clinic, Maps and Directions
Virginia Mason Hospital & Seattle Medical Center

Phone

Hospital & Seattle Medical Center  (206) 223-6600

Specialties
Urogynecology, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Pelvic Floor Reconstruction, Fecal Incontinence, Pelvic Organ Prolapse, Robotic Surgery, Urinary Incontinence, Obstetric Fistula

Board Certifications
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Subspecialty in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Joined Virginia Mason - January 2011

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Patient Ratings
All ratings are submitted by Virginia Mason patients and are verified by an independent, national patient survey company. Ratings are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. Learn about the ratings.

Would recommend provider
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider's friendliness and courtesy
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
My confidence in provider
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider spoke in clear language
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider's effort to include me in decisions
 
4.6 out of 5 stars
Provider's explanation of condition or problem
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider's concern for questions and worries
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Time provider spent with me
 
4.7 out of 5 stars

Patient Comments
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June 2017
Dr. Blair Washington is excellent! Virginia Mason is fortunate to have her on staff. #1. Excellent.

May 2017
Blair Washington is an excellent educator....clear in speech and good in attitude

April 2017
We did wait for well over 30 minutes, but when Dr. Washington was with us, she showed no signs of running behind and it felt like she would have stayed with us until our last question was asked no matter how long that might have taken. Her presence was unhurried and professional.

April 2017
Especially good - worth traveling to WA from MT.

March 2017
Dr. Blair Washington is outstanding!

March 2017
I love everyone in Dr. Washington´s office - I have recommended her to others - who have then gone to her.

March 2017
Dr. Washington was excellent in every way. She was very easy to talk to and I felt very confident about my surgery.

February 2017
#4, 9. Excellent.

February 2017
She was primary in my decision to go ahead with surgery.

January 2017
I feel lucky to have Dr. Washington as my doctor.

January 2017
Nice but didn´t listen and "guessed" at what she thought I was saying.

January 2017
I purposefully chose to see Dr. Blair Washington because the previous Dr. did not have time to see me, and discuss the issues.

January 2017
I have only had one visit w/Doctor Washington but so far so good. The doctor was very friendly, took time to listen to all my complaints, gave me options, and explained in detail my unique situation. #8. Exactly enough time. #9. She seemed very knowledgeable.

December 2016
one of the most fabulous Dr.s I have experienced, I would and do recommend her to all my friends. She was incredibly attentive and made sure I understood everything she was telling me. She is AWESOME!

December 2016
Every step of my journey through the clinic has been excellent.

November 2016
Best dr. I have EVER received care from.

November 2016
Dr Washington is amazing...she very caring, a great listener. I would not hesitate to recommend her to my friends.

November 2016
Physician was friendly but dismissive of my concerns. Clearly she had limited time and I felt rushed not to mention had to wait for exam. It felt like cattle call.

November 2016
Dr. Washington was awesome: Loved her! Took time explaining everything. Never felt rushed. Excellent!

October 2016
Dr. Washington is thorough and compassionate, and fixed my problem!

October 2016
Dr. Blair Washington answered all my question, I mean all I came with! She was interested in my case and put my fears to rest. I am confident she will truly help me.

October 2016
Dr. Washington is friendly, professional, prompt, and excellent in every encounter.

October 2016
Our provider made sure that both my husband and I understood all procedures.

October 2016
VEry caring, knowledgeable, excellent listener, and explaining so I understand.

October 2016
Dr. Washington has a unique speciality, but one that is so helpful with helping women age well.

September 2016
She got that I got it. Very reassuring.

September 2016
Dr. Washington is an exceptional health care provider. She is intelligent, caring, and explains things well to the patient. She is a good listener and seems to have evidence-based data for anything she recommends to the patient. I trust her because of this and this makes me feel safe in her care.

September 2016
Everything worked great.

September 2016
Dr. Washington was very professional and also very understanding. She listened and suggested some solutions about my physical condition and decided we could go an alternate direction. I WAS fearful we were going to have to do surgery.

September 2016
Highly recommend Dr. Washington excellent communication & shows compassion.

September 2016
I as astonished @ how accessible Dr. Washington was & her level of professionalism. I had a FABULOUS appointment & the follow up with my insurance company by her & her assistant was immediate. VERY impressed.

August 2016
I appreciate how thorough she was!

August 2016
Perhaps the best medical consultation appointment that I have ever had! Dr. Washington is a gem!! My husband complimented her on her communication skills!

July 2016
Dr. Blair Washington and her staff were very good.

June 2016
She is an exceptionally GIFTED, compassionate and brilliant practitioner!

June 2016
My dr. is the BEST.

May 2016
An extremely empathetic, thorough practitioner absolutely excellent. #9. Beyond very good!! #9. & Beyond.

May 2016
I was recommended to see Blair Washington and I would recommend her.

April 2016
I wish she was not a speciality physician so I could have her for primary care.

April 2016
Dr. Washington is incredibly courteous & compassionate!

March 2016
Dr. Washington is wonderful in every way and I am completely pleased with her.

February 2016
Dr. Washington came highly recommended by my PCP.

February 2016
Dr. Washington is a knowledgeable, sensitive, compassionate, caring doctor.

January 2016
Dr. Washington has constantly worked with me to provide the best solution to an _____ suite of issues. _____ great.

September 2015
Best doctor I´ve ever had. Wish she could be my regular doc!

September 2015
She is tops in my book!

August 2015
Very smart & professional.

August 2015
Dr. Washington is very knowledgeable about my complicated medical condition & took care of the treatment of same. She´s great!!!

July 2015
She fixed a problem I have had for a long time w/one visit.

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Areas(s) of Expertise
Dr. Washington has subspecialty training in urogynecology and reconstructive pelvic surgery providing care for the range of pelvic floor disorders including urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse and gynecologic fistula.

Education
University of Washington, School of Medicine, Seattle, 2002

Internship
General Surgery, Howard University Hospital, Washington, D.C., 2003

Residency
Obstetrics and Gynecology, Stamford Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Conn., 2008

Fellowships
Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, R.I., 2011

Personal Information
Dr. Washington enjoys hiking, skiing, rowing, reading and learning new things.

On Patients
“It is a privilege to do my job. I strive to improve the lives of my patients through education so that they may choose the surgical or nonsurgical approach to meet their needs.”

On Specialty
“I am passionate about providing superior care for female pelvic floor problems by offering conservative and cutting-edge surgical treatment options to my patients.”

On Virginia Mason
“It is exciting to be a part of the multidisciplinary team at Virginia Mason providing the best care for pelvic floor disorders available in the Pacific Northwest.”

Professional Activities and Awards

Fellow, American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Member, American Urogynecologic Society
Member, Member, American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopy
Member, Systematic Review Group of the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons.