James R. Babington, MD
Pain Management, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Diplomate American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Subspecialty in Pain Medicine
University of Washington, Seattle, 2006
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Washington, Seattle, 2010
Pain Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, 2011
Joined Virginia Mason
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Dr. Babington is exceptional and I have recommended him several times. Wonderful experience.
Dr. Babington is a truly unique individual. He has the tool of great knowledge, and the gift of great compassion. I could not ask for more in terms of a physician who truly cares about me, and works with me as a partner on my road to wellness. Beyond great care, he instills me with hope, which is such am important component in my healing. His performance in all of the important things is always consistent, so he is a person I can count on and believe in. Thank you, Dr. Babington.
Dr Babington is the best "explainer" I have ever encountered in health care delivery, especially when the news is not necessarily uplifting.
Dr. Babington is knowledgeable, compassionate, encouraging and listens to the patient´s concerns. I have confidence in his expertise & care.
Dr. Babington provided me with a tremendous relief.
Dr. B was informative put pieces of the puzzle together answered all questions and was encouraging. Outlined a thorough plan.
Dr Babington has been a god send to me. He is the most compassionate, caring, and understanding as well as amazing physician I have ever seen.
Very good experience every visit thus far, techs & _____ treatment to anyone.
Dr. Babington is one of the true gems of medicine, he cares about his patients.
1st time with this new dr excellent care.
Dr. B. has been an amazing support to me. I am grateful for all he has done for me.
Dr. Babbington was very knowledgeable and caring. He feels that he can help me. With my neck problem/pain.
This healthcare issue is an L&I claim which complicates everything but everyone I´ve had contact with at VM have been top drawer!
Yes I recommend him. Very caring and concerning Dr.
Dr. Babington is very thorough when taking care of my hand. He´s very kind and understanding when it comes to my pain. Even if it takes time, he is very patient. I really appreciate his care.
Dr Babington is amazing, if more care providers were like him, the world would be a better place.
Dr. Babington and Kim _____ (PT) were extremely nice and caring and took a lot of time with me for my initial visit.
Babington listened, rechecked the assistants assessment, made decisive confident notes and pinpointed my ailments with a comfortable treatment suggestion following his notes. Thank you.
Appreciate that doctor & MA SPEAK TO ME, not always whoever is with me!
very efficient, knows how to explain things so you understand. Feel like he cares -
The doctor listen carefully and addressed all of my concerns. He explained things clearly and thoroughly.
I have nothing but praise for Dr. B. He listened to my concerns. He is a very caring and skilled professional. I strongly recommend him.
Listened to me without interruption a seeming impatient; agreed with me about my own health care decisions; clear & confident about his recommended treatment - no pros/cons, _____ choices, uncertains, & leaving it to me to decide. Gave ME confidence in med.
Dr. Babington is nice, but there is one problem. He makes me wait in the appointment room checked in, usually twenty (20) minutes before coming in to talk to me. After I´m checked in, he is way late in coming into the room to address me.
Excellent doctor with a wonderful bedside manner. Knowledgeable, thorough, and caring!
incredible service, professionalism and care
Very helpful. Gave options - and to start slow-follow up if need more treatment.
Dr. Babbington provided clear explanations to questions I raised during my visit.
I had to follow up to be sure his recommendations were implemented, ie. PT, Dr. to wean off of meds. Didn´t hear back about pain psychologist.
None, very understanding.
Dr. B has taken excellent care of me and I am so grateful.
Had a cancellation and worked me in.
Was a consultation (2nd opinion) and it was very helpful.
Went over options & meds - extra time taken to talk about med interactions.