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Ralph D. Havens, MD
Ralph D. Havens, MD
Would recommend provider
 
4.6 out of 5 stars

44 Patient Ratings
19 Comments

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Departments
Family Medicine
Primary Care

Clinic, Maps and Directions
Virginia Mason Bainbridge Island Medical Center

Phone

Bainbridge Island Medical Center  (206) 842-5632

Specialties
Family Medicine, Primary Care

Board Certifications
American Board of Family Medicine

Joined Virginia Mason - November 2016

Patient Ratings
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Would recommend provider
 
4.6 out of 5 stars
Provider's friendliness and courtesy
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
My confidence in provider
 
4.6 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
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Time provider spent with me
 
4.7 out of 5 stars

Patient Comments
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August 2017
I really appreciated Dr. Havens´ professionalism, easy-going manner, knowledge, willingness to discuss my concerns, answer my questions and offer alternatives for my specific medical need. I´ve been looking for a new primary care doc since switching my health care to VM a little over a year ago!

July 2017
The doctor was very friendly and knowlegable.

July 2017
Dr Havens is helping me overcome my fear of talking to doctors by being extremely understanding and courteous.

June 2017
I liked this doctor very much and am considering switching to him as my general Practioner.

June 2017
I really liked him, he took the time to understand what was going on and answer my questions and gave me anecdotal stories about other cases he has seen similar to mine which helped me relax about my situation. He is also being very thorough in his follow up to ensure that I get all of the testing that I need done.

June 2017
Dr Havens saw right away that I was in distress and after examining me, he discussed possible diagnoses and told me I really needed go to VM ER for a CT scan.

May 2017
this is my first appointment with this doctor and would hesitate to give recomendations based on one experience but overall it was a good experience

May 2017
I came to this clinic site because close to my work. This care provider only works here one day per week so I would be less likely to refer since the other spot where he works is pretty far away. Otherwise he was fine.

May 2017
Great. I´ve been to Virginia Mason several times and this visit was the best.

April 2017
I am beyond confident in Dr. Havens. He is professional, decisive, detail oriented and has a great bedside manner. Dr. Havens is also sensitive and prudent regarding patient and clinic expenses. Please secure him at VM for years to come. He is a good role model for new doctors and a good reminder of excellence in service for his peers.

April 2017
Dr. Haven did a good job of listening to me. Besides the impressions he took in from listening to my lungs and looking in my throat, he factored in the history of my problem (beginning with surgery a month ago).

March 2017
Very thorough excellent knowledgeable. Wish he could be more cheerful.

March 2017
Great interactive doctor.

March 2017
Dr. Havens spoke to my son, helped him understand and spoke clearly in a "fun" worthy way. My son actually liked his visit and actively engaged which has never happened before. He spent a significant amount of time teaching him how to use his inhaler too.

March 2017
He was very kind and took me and my questions seriously (which I appreciate very much).

March 2017
I felt the care giver directed more answers to my daughter rather than to me. It is not a matter of jealously, but rather who is the patient - and I am still in my right mind.

March 2017
Saw this provider as my PCP was not available - very impressed!! Would consider changing PCP if current one consistently becomes hard to get into.

January 2017
Best care experience in a long time. Dr. was concerned, informative and personable. I felt he took time to hear me and include me in my care. And he was not slow to seek a second opinion from a specialist. I trust him and would recommend him.

January 2017
Dr. Havens was easy to talk to, explained what was happening to me in a way I could understand and helped me feel better.

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Education
New York Medical College, Valhalla, 2000

Residency
Family Medicine, Central Washington Family Medicine, Yakima, 2008
General Surgery, New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens, 2004

Personal Information
Dr. Havens enjoys the outdoors and mountain biking.

On Patients
"I enjoy working with patients of all walks of life and enjoy a varied level of acuity and diverse pathology. In particular, I enjoy challenging problems and work with the patients, staff, and other resources to solve them."