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Paul Mitsuyama, MD
Paul Mitsuyama, MD
Would recommend provider
 
4.8 out of 5 stars

74 Patient Ratings
24 Comments

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Department
Radiation Oncology

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

Phone

Hospital & Seattle Medical Center  (206) 223-6801

Specialty
Radiation Oncology

Board Certifications
Radiation Oncology, American Board of Radiology

Joined Virginia Mason - January 2010

Patient Ratings
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Would recommend provider
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider's friendliness and courtesy
 
4.9 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
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider's concern for questions and worries
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Time provider spent with me
 
4.8 out of 5 stars

Patient Comments
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May 2017
He is tops.

May 2017
Dr. Mitsuyama was professional, precise and caring.

April 2017
Excellent!

April 2017
Super good went out of his way to check on my question.

April 2017
Very kind.

March 2017
Staff of this hospital are the best I have known and went through. Doctors and assistants are the best.

February 2017
Dr. Mitsuyama has always been compassionate towards me and my cancer issues.

January 2017
I loved my doctor! He was so friendly, helped with any concerns I had and asked for any input I had!!

September 2016
Very Very pleasant. Super staff.

September 2016
Dr. Mitsuyama & staff are tops.

June 2016
Very supportive & lots of info.

June 2016
Doctor explained everything in which I could understand without feeling confused. Also GAVE ME options for the best (less harmful) treatment for me.

May 2016
Dr. Mitsuyama is a very caring, gentle doctor. He is very thorough and answering any of my concerns. He makes me feel well cared for.

May 2016
Once Dr. Mitsuyama was available, he apologized for wait time and was very helpful, could not have been any better, really.

February 2016
Very best!

February 2016
Dr. Mitsuyama is a good natured, kind and wonderful radiologist I highly recommend him.

January 2016
Dr. Mitsuyama is fabulous - compassionate - approachable - clear & caring made this journey bearable.

November 2015
Dr. Mitsuyama is a very caring, gentle & sensitive dr. His demeanor makes me feel very comfortable calm and well cared for.

November 2015
Oral dosage discussion/instruction did not match spoken plan.

October 2015
Outstanding professional, caring attitude 7 polite at all times.

October 2015
Dr. H. Mitsuyama was the radiologist that oversaw my radiation treatment.... if he were in general practice I would go to him for all phys. problems. He is WONDERFUL.

August 2015
I recommend him a lot - put comments on line. #9. 100%.

July 2015
I was extremely pleased with this, my first meeting with Dr. Mitsuyama.

July 2015
I appreciate that Dr. Mitsuyama examined me thoroughly but had his nurses there and was very professional - he checked me as well as anyone could put my mind at ease.

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Special Interest(s)
Dr. Mitsuyama is a strong believer in patient education, and he is committed to ensuring all of his patients fully understand their diagnosis, as well as the reason for receiving radiation therapy. He has experience in both high- and low-dose-rate brachytherapy for gynecologic malignancies and prostate cancer, respectively. He also has expertise in intensity-modulated radiation therapy and three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy for a variety of conditions, including head and neck cancers, brain tumors, lung cancer and gastrointestinal diseases, such as colorectal cancer.

Education
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2001

Internship
Transitional, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2002

Residency
Radiation Oncology, University of Washington, Seattle, 2006

Personal Information
Dr. Mitsuyama enjoys spending time with his wife and family, which includes three adopted animals. He likes to cycle, play tennis and snowboard in his free time.

On Patients
“One of my main goals as a physician is to help people better understand their condition and become more knowledgeable about why treatments such as radiation therapy are needed, as well as what the treatments are designed to accomplish.”

On Virginia Mason
“Virginia Mason is a unique health care organization that is dedicated to providing patients with not only the most advanced, but also the most appropriate medical care available.”