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Elisa K. Boden, MD
Elisa K. Boden, MD
Would recommend provider
4.7 out of 5 stars

64 Patient Ratings

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Digestive Disease Institute
Gastroenterology and Hepatology

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Virginia Mason Hospital & Seattle Medical Center


Hospital & Seattle Medical Center  (206) 223-2319

Gastroenterology, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty in Gastroenterology

Joined Virginia Mason - January 2011

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

Patient Comments
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August 2017
Dr. Boden is THE BEST GI provider @ VM, perhaps in all of King County.

June 2017
Doctor Boden is a great doctor that helps me taking care of my Crohn´s Disease. She is always helpful and I trust completely in her. She is helpful not only on her area, but she is also always helpful in everything related to my health, and she is always ready to go the extra mile.

June 2017
Thorough and friendly.

May 2017
dr Boden is exceptional. she follows thru immediately gets back to you via e mail responds quickly. she´s well prepared knowledgeable gracious and excellent . I feel very confident and trust her abilities she is outstanding, compassionate and up on the latest techniques and research. a great dr!

May 2017
Dr. Boden is the best I have never had a doctor who followed up with me to see how I was doing she actually gives a d_____ love that!!

April 2017
I was very pleased to have a provider who is so knowledgeable about celiac disease. She listened to me first & then tailored her recommendations to my specific needs.

March 2017
Dr. Boden is ready to listen to my questions and hopes with my Crohn´s disease issues. I feel very thankful to have someone who is always looking for other opportunities for me to check out or test. She is forthright in her views but also gives me the knowledge that I do ALWAYS have a choice in the matter. I´ve always tried to stay away of strong/medications, IV´s, etc. but she gave me various options and results that could come from taking or not taking these extra medications. I feel good about how Dr. Boden is open about my ideas and also her honesty on what ´could´ happen if I choose not to use certain drugs/medications. I so appreciate her ideas and honesty!

March 2017
Dr. Boden is the best doctor I have ever had. The woman is a saint!

February 2017
Having experienced several gastro docs at VM, I have found a gem in Dr. Boden extremely happy with her expertise and care.

February 2017
The best.

December 2016
Dr. Boden did an excellent job reviewing options, tests, etc., very professional!

November 2016
Dr. Boden is incredible! Well worth the long drive. Finally someone who listens and is willing to go the extra mile! Her nurse and CNA are great too!

September 2016
Dr. Dave´ and Dr. Boden are excellent doctors with wonderful bedside manners. They are both so informative.

September 2016
Dr. Boden is exceptional & only wish I´d come to her sooner (I live out-of-state but years ago Virginia Mason was my clinic.

September 2016
I dropped my insurance(Group Health) because I wanted to stay with Dr.Boden. I am not sorry at all! (To have dropped "Group Health").

July 2016
Dr. Boden is looking for answers and will continue until we find answers. We appreciate her.

June 2016
Spent nearly an hour with me, thoroughly explaining my options and disease. Felt very confident upon leaving.

May 2016
Dr. Boden is very professional in every way. I have total confidence in her care.

March 2016
Too early to tell, but feel I´m in excellent hand to determine diagnosis & care. SO glad I came to VM!

March 2016
They are excellent. I wouldn´t drive 250 miles if they weren´t.

February 2016
She is an excellent provider.

February 2016
I love Dr. Boden!

February 2016
I feel like my health is important to Dr. Boden too.

January 2016
Dr. Boden is amazing. very personable thorough in her questions and prompt with follow up.

January 2016
She explained every thing wonderful I trust her very much.

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Special Interest(s)

Dr. Boden’s areas of expertise include Crohn’s disease, celiac disease and ulcerative colitis. She is also a basic and clinical researcher with Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason.
  •  New Biorepository Studies Celiac Disease

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 2003

Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, 2006

Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 2009
Advanced Fellowship in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, 2011

On Patients
“I believe that the patient-physician relationship is based on communication, support and trust, and it is my goal to establish these with each patient. I enjoy being in a specialty that allows me to work with patients over many years.”

On Specialty
“Although we do not have a cure for inflammatory bowel disease, it is my goal to improve the daily lives of my patients. At the same time, my research is focused on understanding why people develop inflammatory bowel disease and developing new therapies that improve symptoms and may ultimately lead to a cure.”

On Virginia Mason
“I feel privileged to be a part of the Digestive Disease Institute at Virginia Mason, a team that provides my patients with the highest quality integrated medical and surgical care.”