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Bruce A. Nitsche, MD, ABIM
Bruce A. Nitsche, MD, ABIM
Would recommend provider
4.9 out of 5 stars

56 Patient Ratings

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Concierge Medicine
Internal Medicine

Clinics, Maps and Directions
Virginia Mason Hospital & Seattle Medical Center
Virginia Mason Bainbridge Island Medical Center


Hospital & Seattle Medical Center  (206) 341-1557
Bainbridge Island Medical Center  (206) 842-3809

Internal Medicine, Concierge Medicine, Executive Health

Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1983

Joined Virginia Mason - January 1995

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
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider's effort to include me in decisions
4.9 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
4.9 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.

May 2017
Bruce is friendly, caring, always willing to listen, spends as much as you need discussing problems explains everything.

December 2016
Dr. Nitsche has been extraordinary in concern & care, and I appreciate his detailed explanations.

November 2016

October 2016
I´m very happy & confident in the care & treatment I receive from Dr. Bruce Nitsche.

August 2016
16 years of excellent and caring family support!

August 2016
Dr. Nitsche is terrific, he takes great care to answer all my medical needs. I tell all my friends about the great on new Dr. Nitsche & Sandy.

March 2016
Very good.

November 2015
Wealth of experience & knowledge of the hospital and its staff.

October 2015
Excels in diagnosis of problems.

June 2015
Dr. Nitsche has improved his skills in the last decade listening to me as his patient. He continues to improve.

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Special Interest(s)
Continuing Medical Education and adult learning, primary care dermatology, service in health care, prevention

University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, 1980

Internal Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1983

On Patients
"I went into primary care internal medicine because I valued the doctor-patient relationship. After many years of practice, this remains my main source of satisfaction—the ability to get to know someone and help them through the complicated maze we call health care."

On Virginia Mason
"I was born at Virginia Mason. I trained in internal medicine at Virginia Mason. I am honored to be a Virginia Mason doctor and consider our organization to be an example to the entire country of a fully integrated medical system working to meet both the 'needs' and 'wants' of our patients."

Professional Activities and Awards

  • Medical Director of the Continuing Medical Education Program at Virginia Mason
  • Co-founder of the Lewis and John Dare Center at Virginia Mason

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.