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Peter J. Verdin Jr., MD
Peter J. Verdin Jr., MD
Would recommend provider
 
4.6 out of 5 stars

117 Patient Ratings
36 Comments

  • Overview
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Department
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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

Phone(s)

Hospital & Seattle Medical Center  (206) 341-3000
Lynnwood Medical Center  (206) 341-3000

Specialties
Hip & Knee Joint Replacement, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Orthopedics, Orthopedic Surgery, Shoulder Replacement

Board Certifications
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, 1990

Joined Virginia Mason - January 2008

Patient Ratings
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Would recommend provider
 
4.6 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
 
4.7 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
 
4.6 out of 5 stars
Provider's concern for questions and worries
 
4.5 out of 5 stars
Time provider spent with me
 
4.6 out of 5 stars

Patient Comments
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May 2017
Dr. Verdin is amazing! He provides very individualized care and is a great communicator.

May 2017
He´s knowledgeable & professional just not particularly friendly. Not much humor.

April 2017
My impression of Dr. Verdin was that he is a very patient, thoughtful, caring physician. He spent a lot of time with me going over my various orthopedic issues and his explanations made excellent sense. He gave me good ideas on how to manage my issues without the need for surgery, which was music to my ears! He left me with the idea that if the pain levels should increase, I can always come back to revisit these issues and to address the need for surgery at a later point in time. I really enjoyed his demeanor and felt comforted by his knowledge and prescriptions for how to best deal with my knee and shoulder injuries and issues.

April 2017
i am a returning "customer" -- dr verdin did my other hip. he is excellent and i would not go to any other surgeon.

April 2017
Dr. Verdin is a kind, caring and compassionate provider.

February 2017
Dr Verdin answered all of my questions and was very pleasant, he really put me at ease

January 2017
It was my first time to see Dr. Verdin. He was very warm in his greeting and showed great concern about what solution he can recommend to fix my problem. I felt at ease with this visit.

December 2016
Knowing how busy doctors are today, I was amazed and pleasantly surprised at the time Dr. Verdin allotted me for his and my questions. An excellent appointment. Thank you.

December 2016
I can only say that i have built a re pour with Dr Verdin that i have never had with any other provider. I KNOW he has my best interest at heart. To much to list.

October 2016
He is & was so awesome - I love my doctor & staff!!

October 2016
I have been very pleased with the care received from Dr. Verdon

October 2016
Dr. Verdin is great. We had a great discussion based on my current injury and how it may have impacted my previous surgery.

September 2016
This was the 1st time I used this doctor. Very impressed with his background and his overall performance.

August 2016
This was my 4th surgery at Virginia mason. #10. Plus.

July 2016
Dr Verdin, in my short 68 years of experience, is one of a very few doctors who I would call a true Physician, second only to Dr Farrokhi in Neurosurgery. His knowledge, professionalism, compassion, empathy, skills and simple caring about his patients make him one of the most valuable physicians I´ve ever met.

July 2016
One of the best doctors I´ve had.

June 2016
Excellent care provided by Dr. Verdn! Fantastic outcome from bilateral knee replacement surgery!! Thanks to him & all the providers involved!

June 2016
For the last 5 years I have been getting shots in my hip _____ & pain returned. It became more apparent to me it might be a knee issue - leg was getting weak, steps a huge problem. Dr. Vendin took a knee x-ray and voila! There was the problem which he can repair when needed. HE TOOK THE TIME TO TAKE MY PAIN SERIOUSLY and determine the source. Bless him!

May 2016
Very caring & excellent doctor.

May 2016
Very thorough and professional.

April 2016
I would always refer to a Virginia Mason Dr. No matter what field. I would see if VM could handle it.

April 2016
Dr. Verdin is the BEST

March 2016
Seemed aloof, did not really care - just wanted me out of office.

March 2016
I feel very confident with Dr. Verlin.

March 2016
No bad experience.

January 2016
He makes me feel hopeless.

December 2015
I already have given Dr. Verdin´s name to friends

December 2015
I am grateful for Dr. Verdin´s skill, care & concern. If all of your doctor were of his caliber this survey would not be needed, you would know.

December 2015
Very pleasant and took time explaining everything.

November 2015
VERY good.

November 2015
It was a good experience. He is very professional and yet congenial.

November 2015
Great experience with Dr Verdin & his staff. My comments are truthful as I can compare this appt with one I had with an outside Orthopedic surgeon & his staff which was an awfully bad experience.

October 2015
Dr. Verdin is a true professional; knowledgeable, friendly and caring. I have recommended him to others needing surgery. He alleviated my post-surgical fears.

September 2015
Great doctor - great surgeon.

August 2015
Dr. Vendin answered any questions about knee. Will see him if have problems _____. Excellent dr.

July 2015
Good.

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Areas(s) of Expertise
Joint replacement of the knee, hip and shoulder
including anterior hip replacement; partial
replacement of knee and shoulder; fracture
reconstruction and correction of malunions; and
arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder and knee

Special Interest(s)
general orthopedics, joint replacement of the knee, hip and shoulder; partial knee replacement; fracture reconstruction and correction of malunions; and arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, knee and ankle.

Education
University of Maryland, Baltimore, 1981

Internship
General Surgery, Case Western Reserve - University Hospitals of Cleveland, 1982

Residency
Orthopedic Surgery, University Hospitals of Cleveland, 1987

Fellowships
Orthopedic Trauma, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, 1988

Personal Information
When not practicing medicine, Dr. Verdin enjoys running, skiing, cycling, swimming, scuba and flying.

On Patients
"Excellent orthopedic care is my highest priority."

On Specialty
"I enjoy the hands-on aspects of orthopedic surgery and the opportunity it gives me to significantly improve peoples' lives."

On Virginia Mason
"I feel privileged to work in an institution that values the interaction between the patients and the providers so highly."

Professional Activities and Awards
Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and American Medical Association

Curriculum Vitae
Peter J. Verdin Jr., MD - Curriculum Vitae