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Michael Sutters, MD, MRCP
Michael Sutters, MD, MRCP
Would recommend provider
 
4.7 out of 5 stars

118 Patient Ratings
42 Comments

  • Overview
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  • Education
  • Personal
  • Awards & Activities

Departments
Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation
Transplant Center
Nephrology

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

Phone(s)

Hospital & Seattle Medical Center  (206) 223-6672
Lynnwood Medical Center  (425) 712-7900

Specialties
Nephrology, Fluid & Electrolyte Disorders, Hypertension, Pancreas and Kidney Transplantation, Renal Disease

Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty in Nephrology

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
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider's friendliness and courtesy
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
My confidence in provider
 
4.8 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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June 2017
Dr. Sutters has been awsome since day one from the surgery to post care and continues to do a awsome job, is very nice and explains things very well. We are lucky to have got him as our provider.

May 2017
Dr. Sutter is an absolutely outstanding physician, in all aspects of care. He gets a double A+! His knowledge of human physiology, his ability to translate that into understandable levels, his sensitivity to psychosocial aspects of care, his holistic approach to patient care....surpassed by none.

May 2017
Dr. Sutters is the consummate professional. He is genuinely interested in my condition. He discusses his thinking clearly and elicits my own. I feel we are very much in sync regarding my treatment.

May 2017
This was my first visit to Virginia Mason and it was an exceptional one!!!

April 2017
Dr. Sutters is a great doctor. he is the best I have ever worked with!

April 2017
This person took 3 phone calls, never apologized, and they were lengthy - during my time!

March 2017
Again, first time visit here, and first time with this provider.... but my experience was excellent, and far above what I have received from local care providers in Bellingham

March 2017
Both Dr. Sutters & Dr. Porter are excellent patient _____ and both are courteous & professional.

March 2017
All marks should be 5 - very good. Dr. Sutters is wonderful.

March 2017
Best doctor I´ve ever seen in my life.

March 2017
excellent Doctor I really trust him.

February 2017
Dr. Sutters is a first class professional in every way. He acknowledges my interest and input and is careful to incorporate it in the decisions that we make, together.

January 2017
Exceptionally fine physician: Extremely knowledgeable, kind, thorough.

January 2017
Dr. Sutters is concerned about the whole person, not just the body parts associated with his specialty! A superb and trusted physician.

January 2017
Very good.

January 2017
My nephrology doctor, SUTTERS, very kind and gives me confidence. Excellent.

November 2016
Excellent doctor, typical Britishness.

November 2016
dr sutters was my husband´s favorite nuphrologist, he was very nice and listened to any input we had to give. we loved seeing him!

November 2016
He is always concerned about my health Dr. Sutters is one in a million. He takes the time to listen about my health problems and he acts upon them. I am proud he is my health provider.

November 2016
Dr. Sutters is awesome!

October 2016
Dr. Sutters is very easy to communicate with. He listens carefully and provides explanations that I can easily understand.

October 2016
Dr. Sutters is an exceptional doctor. My family is very grateful for Dr. Sutters treatment. Without Dr. Sutters care, support and positive way he takes care of his patients I would not be able to work and enjoy a normal healthy life style -

August 2016
My provider look my pain pills on the computer to determine if there is any problem with taking the pain pills that would affect my kidneys. This was truly a benefit with escalating pain in my leg.

August 2016
Dr.Sutters was great. I explained my concerns and was wonderful explaining the solution to my problems. Everything turned out the way hoped for.

August 2016
He was exceptionally kind and helpful.

July 2016
Dr. Suttters is very thorough and kind. He cares about the well being of my health.

July 2016
We had a good, productive visit and feel comfortable about the experience -

July 2016
Dr. Michael Sutters is absolutely amazing. I absolutely have loved the service that was provided for the least seven years. Outstanding!!!

July 2016
Excellent doctor experience

July 2016
Excellent doctor. I would not go anywhere else. He was my doctor when I lived in Alaska and I would fly to Seattle for appointments.

June 2016
Very short visit. Often seems he is in a hurry to get to record his observations on his computer.

June 2016
Dr. Sutters is probably one of the best doctors I deal w/at V. M. He is always thoughtful, kind and thorough.

May 2016
Exceptionally friendly, lots of information explained so I could understand.

April 2016
Dr. Sutters is concerned about his patients and he is an excellent doctor!

March 2016
Dr. SUTTERS is second to none.

March 2016
Dr Sutters has been a god sent to me!

February 2016
Dr. Sutters is a fantastic doctor! He´s also responsive to my questions on md...mason.org.

January 2016
Dr. Sutters is in the highest regard that I can express.

August 2015
I had previously seen another nephrologist. Hands down Dr. Sutters exceeded my expectations.

August 2015
Dr. Sutters is the best and I am very confident with his care!

July 2015
Dr. was very polite, seemed thorough, analytical (good) & dictated notes in front of me which I like.

July 2015
Excellent!

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Special Interest(s)
General Nephrology, Polycystic Kidney Disease

Education
Imperial College, St. Mary’s Hospital, London, England, 1983
BA, Physiology, St. Peter's College, Oxford University, 1980

Internship
St. Mary’s Hospital, London, England, 1984

Residency
Internal Medicine, Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, 1999
Cardiology, Internal Medicine and Nephrology, Addenbrooke's and Papworth Hospitals, Cambridge, UK, 1989
Neurology and Nephrology, St. Mary's Hospital, London, 1984

Fellowships
Nephrology, Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, 1997
Nephrology, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, 1995
Honorary Senior Registrar, University College Medical School, London; and Visiting Scientist, Yale University School of Medicine, 1992

Personal Information
Dr. Sutters loves the Pacific Northwest. He enjoys fly fishing and snowboarding during his leisure time. He also plays the violin in a local orchestra.

On Patients
"I try to treat patients the way I would wish to be treated if I were a patient."

On Specialty
"In taking care of patients with kidney disease, it is important to develop and sustain long term clinical relationships through continually changing circumstances. I find this a very rewarding process."

On Virginia Mason
"Virginia Mason Medical Center fosters a practical and efficient approach to providing a very high standard of clinical care."

Professional Activities and Awards
Member, American Society of Nephrology Affiliate Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine Assistant Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, 2000-2008