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Shingo Chihara, MD
Shingo Chihara, MD
Would recommend provider
 
4.5 out of 5 stars

39 Patient Ratings
13 Comments

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

Departments
Travel Health
HIV/AIDS Clinic
Infectious Diseases

Clinics, Maps and Directions
Virginia Mason Hospital & Seattle Medical Center
Virginia Mason Federal Way Medical Center

Phone(s)

Hospital & Seattle Medical Center  (206) 341-0846
Federal Way Medical Center  (253) 838-2400

Specialties
Infectious Disease, Travel Health, HIV/AIDS Care, Wound Care

Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty in Infectious Diseases
American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty in Internal Medicine
American Board of Pathology, Medical Microbiology

Joined Virginia Mason - March 2014

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

Patient Comments
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June 2017
Excellent!

May 2017
Dr. Chihara is a top physician in my opinion. He surpassed all my expectations and I rate him outstanding.

April 2017
Dr. Chihara has a gentle bedside manner. He was thorough in his evaluation of my problem and treatment plan.

April 2017
Best infectious disease dr. EVER! He was sick and still took his time with me out of ID´s I´ve had to see, he´s by far the best!

February 2017
Dr. Chihara is great!

January 2017
Best doctor includes you with treatment.

May 2016
Dr. Chihara is the very model of a caring physician.

April 2016
Shingo Chihara MD, did a very good, answering my questions.

April 2016
Dr. Chihara is most considerate & care easy to talk to and a great listener -

February 2016
Such a friendly demeanor.

January 2016
Awesome experience! Felt very cared for.

November 2015
#8. EXCELLENT.

September 2015
Dr. Chihara is very patient, understanding and explains all aspects of Corewell. Great provider.

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Areas(s) of Expertise
General infectious diseases, travel medicine, medical microbiology, non-tuberculous mycobacteria and caring for patients with HIV

Education
Yamanashi Medical University, Japan, 1999

Residency
Primary Care Internal Medicine Program, University of Connecticut, 2005
Chief medical resident, University of Connecticut Primary Care Internal Medicine Program, 2006

Fellowships
Infectious Diseases, Rush University Medical Center and John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, 2008
Medical Microbiology, University of Utah, 2009

Personal Information
Dr. Chihara enjoys running and baseball and spending time with his wife and children.

On Patients
"Patient-physician interaction is often the key in making the diagnosis in infectious disease. Patients are the ones who do most of the healing, but it is gratifying for me to assist with the healing process in any way."

On Virginia Mason
"Virginia Mason is a world-renown facility of highly dedicated staff. Many people in the medical field from across the world visit Virginia Mason to learn how high quality care is delivered efficiently."