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Michael Soung, MD
Michael Soung, MD
Would recommend provider
 
4.9 out of 5 stars

180 Patient Ratings
73 Comments

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Departments
Primary Care
Internal Medicine

Clinic, Maps and Directions
Virginia Mason Hospital & Seattle Medical Center

Phone

Hospital & Seattle Medical Center  (206) 583-2299

Specialties
Internal Medicine, Primary Care

Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2006

Joined Virginia Mason - January 2007

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
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
My confidence in provider
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider spoke in clear language
 
4.9 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
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider's concern for questions and worries
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Time provider spent with me
 
4.8 out of 5 stars

Patient Comments
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June 2017
Venus, Dr. Soung, and Tina all very warm and caring.

June 2017
Extremely happy with Dr. Soung.

June 2017
Dr. Soung is by far the best doctor I´ve ever had remembers me, interested in my overall health & wellness. The best! Always takes time to fully listen & understand.

May 2017
He is the BEST doctor extremely respectful and takes time!

April 2017
Dr Soung is great!

April 2017
Great. He is very comfortable to be with and to talk with. Explains everything very well.

April 2017
I feel privileged to have Dr. Soung as a provider. We discussed every issue I brought in with me. I left feeling better educated & in control of my health.

March 2017
Dr. Soung is outstanding in all respects.

March 2017
I felt greatly valued and understood by Dr. Soung, and extremely well cared for. I am confident he had my best interests in mind. Thank you.

March 2017
Dr. Soung is an excellent physician from any patient´s point of view.

February 2017
It is an honor to have Dr. Suong as my PCP; and I hope to be a good patient for him.

February 2017
Dr Suong is an outstanding clinician

January 2017
Dr. Soung and his staff are excellent providers in all aspects from setting up labs and appointments, to in-appointment discussion of issues and treatment options, to setting up of specialty care and additional follow-up.

January 2017
Good experience

January 2017
Dr. Soung is terrific!!!

January 2017
Dr. Soung is excellent!

January 2017
Good to see younger doctors coming up: Soung was not my regular doctor.

January 2017
I thought Dr Soung was excellent.

January 2017
Dr. Soung never seems hurried but is efficient, helpful, and knowledgeable. I´m highly satisfied. I appreciate getting lab test results that _____, with his comments.

December 2016
Dr. Soung has been exemplary in building my trust in his care and expertise. He reviewed my bone density data and found there had been an error in its interpretation. He based his recommendations on current research data.

December 2016
Dr Soung has always been exceptional the many the many years I´ve seen him. Listens well, very respectful and perceptive and a great knack for easing ones concerns.

December 2016
Very pleased & satisfied w/Michael Soung.

December 2016
A great first visit! Instilled confidence in his conscientiousness, intelligence and exchange of information.

November 2016
Outstanding doctor A+.

November 2016
Dr Soung is excellent -

November 2016
Conduct satisfaction very good.

November 2016
I occasionally feel Dr. Soung is under pressure to keep the visit short.

November 2016
Dr. Soung is a great doctor, bright and cordial, every interaction with him has been positive

October 2016
He was very helpful, and I got information that helped me, in a way that I understood.

October 2016
this team is a super star. I feel they listen and take the time to work with me on health issues as they come up

October 2016
Dr Soung is an awesome doctor. I feel very relaxed and comfortable talking to him about my concerns and does a great job at addressing them in great detail. He shows genuine care for his patients.

October 2016
I love Dr. Soung - he is a great listener too.

September 2016
Dr. Soung is a very good practitioner. Listens well; focuses on the issues.

September 2016
Dr Suong is fantastic

September 2016
Michael is a terrific MD - am very pleased to have him as my new attending MD after Dr. Bender retired. I had been with Dr. Bender over 30 years. Spent plenty of time, not rushed, answered my questions, took care of my plugged ears, renewed some medications, etc. Very happy with visit, plus lab test results came back within a day.

September 2016
I feel so fortunate in having Dr. Soung as my primary care provider. I feel that I can discuss anything with him--and I have. I understand the limitations of providers´ time with patients, but I had all my concerns addressed.

September 2016
Really great doctor

August 2016
Dr. Soung is extremely intelligent, know where to go to find info he needs, and thinks outside the box to identify a problem.

August 2016
It is a privilege to have Michael Suong as a physician; and I try to do well by being a responsible patient for him. He deserves to see good outcomes for himself and patients. For me, personally, he is one of several MD´s with whom I feel a real care plan.

August 2016
I am very impressed with Dr. Soung. He doesn´t rush you, explains things so I understand, etc. Great Dr.

August 2016
Dr.Soung is an excellent caring physician. He listens carefully and makes sure you understand his suggestions/answers/advice.

August 2016
Dr. Soung was efficient without being brusque. I particularly liked his willingness to explain the logic of his diagnoses. As a U.W. professor, I place a very high value on the quality of communication.

July 2016
I have never had a negative interaction with Dr. Soung and highly recommend him and Virginia Mason in general to my friends.

July 2016
Amazing doctor! Very impressed. Dr Soung has continued to contact me through the VM portal with additional information I really like him! Makes me feel like he cares.

July 2016
Dr. Soung remembered me after 3+ years since my previous visit. I felt welcome and cared for instantly. I entered with many questions & concerns, and left with answers & improvement.

July 2016
Dr. M. Soung always went the extra mile to help me getting the appropriate benefits from DSHS, such as COPIES program and _____ transfer to a different apartment on floor 1, due to my handicap. Thanks!!!

July 2016
Dr. Soung really took ample time with me and was very helpful in our appointment. I truly feel he has patient best interest in his handling.

June 2016
Dr. Soung continues to provide excellent service - Always thorough & caring. He is the best GP I have ever had! Twenty-five years of VM!

June 2016
excellent care by provider

June 2016
Dr. Soung is incredible - no matter how busy the day, he never seems rushed and always gives me the time I need.

May 2016
Dr. Soung is amazing. I trust him completely. He always spends quality time with me with my genuine interest in ME. My health and his undivided attention. He really cares and wants to help. So lucky his my dr. -

May 2016
Dr. Soung is exemplary. I could not be more satisfied.

May 2016
Dr. Soung is cool!

May 2016
I love Dr. Soung! He is very personable, thorough & listens extremely well.

April 2016
Best doctor I have visited for my personal care in 55 years.

April 2016
I am impressed on how smoothly I am transferred from one process to another. I worked with Total Quality concepts and techniques and I can tell that VM has a very effective Quality Program.

April 2016
Dr. Soung cared for my concern exactly as I had hoped. He evaluated me to rule out more serious causes and he treated the issue at the right level with the minimum effective medication and comfort measures. I have tremendous confidence and trust in Dr. Soung´s skills and approach to wellness.

April 2016
I´ve been with Dr Soung for years, if he leaves VM I´ll likely follow him.

March 2016
Dr. Soung is remarkable - thorough - thoughtful and relates very well!

March 2016
Dr. Suong is one of three physicians at VM who have almost literally saved my life. They make me try to be a responsible patient for their medical help.

February 2016
If Fr Frechette ever left VM (which would break my heart) I´d try and have Dr Soung become my primary. He is wonderful!

February 2016
Our whole family sees Dr. Soung. He seems to be excellent at diagnosing problems, and doesn´t prescribe medications or tests that aren´t needed. He´s extremely knowledgeable and kind.

February 2016
Dr Soung is an excellent and caring physician. I feel lucky to have him take care of me.

January 2016
Dr. Soung really tries to understand any concerns & helps research & frame them.

January 2016
Dr. Soung is extremely perceptive and shows concern to a notable degree.

December 2015
Best PCP I´ve ever had.

December 2015
My wife and I drive about 2 hours into one of the most traffic congested cities in the US because I am pleased with the Virginai Mason integrated health provider system.

December 2015
He´s the best I´ve seen! Very glad I found him.

November 2015
Dr. Soung is the best!

November 2015
Excellent care provider for internal medicine. But for elderly patient, in rather poor health, with complex & issues; a geriatrician would be better - will switch.

July 2015
Dr. Soung was one of the nicest doctors I have been to.

July 2015
As a nurse, I have to say that Dr. Soung collaborates very well with his pt.´s to meet their needs.

July 2015
Our whole family sees Dr. Soung.

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Special Interest(s)
Patient and resident education, and all aspects of primary and preventive care.

Education
Northwestern University, Chicago, 2003

Internship
Internal Medicine, University of Washington (Seattle Primary Care Internist Program), Seattle, 2004

Residency
Internal Medicine, University of Washington (Seattle Primary Care Internist Program), Seattle, 2006

Fellowships
Chief Resident, Ambulatory Care, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, 2007

Personal Information
When not busy practicing medicine, Dr. Soung enjoys running, playing tennis and spending time with his family – including his new niece and nephew.

On Patients
"This is why we do what we do, isn't it? I'm grateful for the opportunity to develop long-standing relationships with so many people. It's a bit of a cliché, but I learn so much from my patients, and I hope I can return the favor."

On Specialty
"Primary care, with its focus on maintaining and managing health over the long term, is one of the pillars of effective health care. That's why I chose to be a general internist, a primary care doctor for adults."