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Linda Johnston, ARNP
Linda Johnston, ARNP
Would recommend provider
 
4.5 out of 5 stars

91 Patient Ratings
23 Comments

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

Departments
Headache Clinic
Internal Medicine
Primary Care

Clinic, Maps and Directions
Virginia Mason Federal Way Medical Center

Phone

Federal Way Medical Center  (253) 874-1601

Specialties
Internal Medicine, Headaches, Migraine Headaches, Primary Care

Board Certifications
ARNP, American Nurses Credentialing Center, 1998

Joined Virginia Mason - January 2008

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
 
4.7 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
 
4.6 out of 5 stars
Provider's explanation of condition or problem
 
4.6 out of 5 stars
Provider's concern for questions and worries
 
4.6 out of 5 stars
Time provider spent with me
 
4.7 out of 5 stars

Patient Comments
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September 2016
Linda is an amazing,compassionate doctor who truly cares for her patients.

September 2016
Ms Johnston listened and took her time with me--I really felt cared for and left with a clear plan for my issues

August 2016
The care that Linda gives is amazing. She takes a personal interest in my wellbeing. I feel she truly cares about me.

August 2016
Linda Johnston has been my primary care provider for several years now. She has provided the absolute best care and I believe the best advice and treatment during every visit and for every visit. Her bed-side manner is calm, positive, thorough, attentive flexible and personal. What a wonderful thing to have a health care provider who truly cares about my well-being. _____ a higher standard of health care; I would recommend her to anyone!

August 2016
ARNP didn´t do an exam and didn´t have ANY idea why my symptoms were present. She also took. no time into looking into my history. I didn´t feel heard or taken care of.

July 2016
Dr. Johnston is a great provider.

July 2016
Linda Johnston is one of the best she´s kind, patient, caring.

July 2016
Linda is the best!

July 2016
Excellent!

July 2016
I appreciate having a conversation & discussion about my life changes, relationship, etc. I trust an "MD" more, but I am very happy with this ARNP.

July 2016
Pretty quick in and out appt. Given a script for a rash and on my way.

June 2016
Linda has always been a good listener during every appointment I have had with her. She is quick to respond to any of my phone calls and concerns. I highly recommend her to family and friends.

May 2016
I have medical anxiety because a previous health organization dismissed my diseased galbladder as being "in my head" until it became a medical emergency. Linda knows how to give it to me straight to calm me down. She keeps me grounded without mocking me for being worried. She is the perfect provider for a person like me, and I appreciate her immensely.

May 2016
Linda is personable but to the point. She is very efficient and I like her a lot.

May 2016
I am just weeks from 84 and with 23 years active duty in the military. So if I tell Linda very friendly & courtesy. Then that´s the way it is. Wonder young lady.

March 2016
Wonderful care provider!

March 2016
Linda knows me, understands my issues and shows genuine concern. I haven´t found that with everyone I see and I´m really grateful for that and her medical expertise.

March 2016
Linda J. is very knowledgeable, caring, has good sense of humor, writes Rx´s correctly every time, & appreciates that I come prepared & participate in my care.

January 2016
Linda Johnston is an outstanding provider! Very thorough, excellent bed-side manners, dedicated & passionate about her job. I feel bless to have her in my life & have recommended some of my friends to her!!!

January 2016
Great experience. I would recommend her to anyone !

December 2015
RELAXING relaxing - and trustful.

November 2015
Exceptionally pleased with the care and resolution of my medical problem (migraines) that I´ve been dealing with for quite a while. First visit with this care provider (who specializes in migraines) and my issues were taken care of and seem to now be resolved!!

November 2015
Would have liked to know what dose of the medication was being given and had input on it.

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Special Interest(s)
Women's health, chronic illness, preventive medicine, headache prevention and treatment

Education
MS, Adult Nurse Practitioner, University of Portland, Ore., 1998
BS, Nursing, Washington State University, Pullman, Wash., 1974

Personal Information
When not working, Linda enjoys piano, golf, reading literature and the company of close family and friends.

On Patients
"Patient care to me encompasses not only providing quality medical care, but developing and establishing a mutual relationship based on trust and common goals."

On Virginia Mason
"I am privileged to be an employee of Virginia Mason which continues to strive for excellence in patient care."

Professional Activities and Awards
Member, ARNPs United