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Internal Medicine, Concierge Medicine, Executive Health
American Board of Internal Medicine
Certificate in Bioethics, University of Washington, Seattle
Joined Virginia Mason - January 1985
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Absolutely fabulous care, always!
As always Dr. Althouse has reviewed my chart BEFORE we speak so don´t have to spend time reiterating my part. She is knowledgeable, compassionate and listens well!
Dr. Althouse is VERY thorough , very knowledgeable and always interested in my concerns - she is an "excellent" physician!!
Dr. Althouse is the best.
I could rate Dr. Althouse as excellent - rather than very good. She hears each of my concerns & is very thorough & thoughtful in her reply.
I am totally satisfied with Dr. Lesley Althouse.
Dr. Althouse is the best in all aspect of a provider.
Leslie Althouse is an excellent, informed and talented provider - lucky to have her!
Dr. Althouse is a wonderful, knowledgeable, caring physician.
Dr. Althouse is an exceptional doctor, who really cares and is very knowledgeable.
All very good.
Dr. Althouse goes above expectations. She encourage phone or email contact when I travel & a problem arises.
Dr. L. Althouse is excellent - super cume laude.
Great doctor. The best I have met in the last 20 years.
Areas(s) of Expertise
Dr. Althouse has a special interest in women’s health care, complex medical problems of the elderly, headache management, preventive care, teaching and biomedical ethics.
BMBCh (MD) Oxford University Clinical Medical School, England, 1979
BA (Physiological Sciences) First Class Honors, Oxford University, England, 1976
University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, England, 1980
Internal Medicine, Royal Postgraduate Medical School, Hammersmith, London, England, 1980
Internal Medicine, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, England, 1982
Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, 1984
Dr. Althouse is married to an interventional cardiologist and has three grown children. In her spare time she enjoys reading, traveling, walking and playing with her dog.
"I really enjoy getting to know my patients as people as well as patients. I hope to establish long-term relationships where I can help patients through all phases of their changing health issues. I also enjoy diagnostic challenges!"
On Virginia Mason
"Having worked at Virginia Mason since 1985, I have the highest regard for all our staff who work so hard to deliver the best quality and most cost-effective health care possible. I am also very fortunate to work with a wonderful health care team of doctors, nurses, and administrative staff as part of the Dare Program."
Professional Activities and Awards
- Member, Physicians for Social Responsibility
- Member, Royal College of Physicians (UK) (MRCP)
- Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Washington, Seattle
- Co-Chair, Virginia Mason Ethics Committee
- Fellow, American College of Physicians (FACP)
Press Ganey — a national, independent rating service — has rated Virginia Mason’s Dare Center physicians in the top 1 percent nationally for overall patient satisfaction.