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Lesley Althouse, MD, FACP
Lesley Althouse, MD, FACP
Would recommend provider
4.9 out of 5 stars

81 Patient Ratings

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Concierge Medicine

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Virginia Mason Hospital & Seattle Medical Center


Hospital & Seattle Medical Center  (206) 341-1557

Internal Medicine, Concierge Medicine, Executive Health

Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine
Certificate in Bioethics, University of Washington, Seattle

Joined Virginia Mason - January 1985

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

Patient Comments
All comments are submitted by Virginia Mason patients and are verified by an independent, national patient survey company. Patient comments are displayed in their entirety and patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and privacy. Learn about the comments.

November 2016
#1-10. Dr. Althouse is superb in 1-10 above.

September 2016
Absolutely fabulous care, always!

August 2016
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!

August 2016
Dr. Althouse is VERY thorough , very knowledgeable and always interested in my concerns - she is an "excellent" physician!!

June 2016
Dr. Althouse is the best.

June 2016
I could rate Dr. Althouse as excellent - rather than very good. She hears each of my concerns & is very thorough & thoughtful in her reply.

May 2016
I am totally satisfied with Dr. Lesley Althouse.

March 2016
Dr. Althouse is the best in all aspect of a provider.

January 2016
Leslie Althouse is an excellent, informed and talented provider - lucky to have her!

December 2015
Dr. Althouse is a wonderful, knowledgeable, caring physician.

November 2015
Dr. Althouse is an exceptional doctor, who really cares and is very knowledgeable.

October 2015
All very good.

September 2015
Dr. Althouse goes above expectations. She encourage phone or email contact when I travel & a problem arises.

August 2015
Dr. L. Althouse is excellent - super cume laude.

August 2015
Great doctor. The best I have met in the last 20 years.

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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

Personal Information
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.

On Patients
"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)

Top-Rated Care
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.