Donald E. Low, MD, FACS

Donald E. Low, MD, FACS
Would recommend provider
 
4.8 out of 5 stars

75 Patient Ratings
25 Comments

Seattle

Departments
Digestive Disease Institute
Esophageal Cancer
Lung Cancer
Thoracic Surgery
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Cancer Institute (Oncology)

Specialties
Esophageal Cancer, Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Cancer, Esophageal Diseases, Esophageal Surgery, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Lung Cancer, Lung Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Board Certifications
General Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons, Canada
Thoracic Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons, Canada
American Board of Surgery
Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)

Education
Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, 1981

Residency
General Surgery, University of Toronto, Ontario, 1986

Fellowships
Thoracoescophageal Surgery, Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1988 Thoracic Surgery, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Exeter, Devon, England, 1989
Thoracic Surgery, East Birmingham Hospital, West Midlands, England, 1990
Lung Transplantation, Washington University, St. Louis, 1991

Joined Virginia Mason
January 1991


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
 
4.8 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
 
4.7 out of 5 stars

Patient Comments
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May 2017
Dr. Low is excellent. He gave me hope and confidence. I was privileged to have him as my doctor. I am hopeful to see him again. Dr. Low looks for anyway to help.

May 2017
Dr. Low put me at ease, answered all my questions, and was completely understandable.

March 2017
Very good experience.

March 2017
Dr. Low is very helpful and takes all the time needed to explain things and make sure I understood.

March 2017
Dr. Low even was able to get a surgeon needed for further treatment to come to his office to converse with me about the surgery.

March 2017
Dr. Low is professional and friendly. He goes above and beyond with his care and concern. I have great faith in his skills. Dr. Rachel Heneghan (intern) very personable, knowledgeable and made me feel at ease!

February 2017
Excellent medical staff.

January 2017
Dr. Low is very confident, which is reassuring. He is also very professional.

November 2016
Dr. was abrupt & impatient would answer before I finished questions. I felt like he was in a hurry to move on.

September 2016
Dr.Low - thank you for your kind, concern and professional approach to my care. The resident intern - excellent! Donald E. Low MD.

August 2016
There are all 5´s, not to be nice but to genuinely rate this care I received -

August 2016
Dr. Low and Dr. Trottman were the BEST!

August 2016
Dr. Low and his team are the best doctors ever. Very caring and thorough.

July 2016
What is "routine" to doctor and ARNP is a first time experience to patient. Although Dr. showed a gentle, caring face and tone, the whole appointment seemed too rushed.

July 2016
Dr. Low and his residents are exceptional professionals.

June 2016
I feel very confident with Dr. Low and his staff.

June 2016
Coming from the Boston area I thought only Mass General could provide the best care. I was wrong. Virginia Mason has exceeded all my expectations. #9. 100%.

June 2016
I feel that Dr. Low spoke to my spouse - not to me - the patient.

May 2016
Excellent team!

April 2016
Dr. Low is such a wonderful doctor! So patient & helpful.

March 2016
Wonderful rapport with this doctor.

October 2015
Still waiting on response to my questions.

September 2015
Everything was very good.

August 2015
Excellent doctor only too busy for me. Never got a good explanation or plan of treatment.

July 2015
The whole staff at the Virginia Mason Hospital/and clinic is very focused on patient care and helped me throughout my surgery and toward recovery.