Loren J. Vesselle, MD

Loren J. Vesselle, MD
Would recommend provider
 
4.8 out of 5 stars

293 Patient Ratings
108 Comments

Kirkland
Seattle

Departments
Cosmetic Services
Ophthalmology
Eye Care (Ophthalmology and Optometry)

Specialties
Ophthalmology, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Board Certifications
American Board of Ophthalmology, 2000

Education
Case Western Reserve, Cleveland, 1993

Internship
Transitional Internship, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, 1994

Residency
Ophthalmology, University Hospitals of Cleveland (University Hospital, MetroHealth Center, Cleveland Veteran's Hospital, and Mt. Sinai Medical Center), 1997

Joined Virginia Mason
January 1997


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
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider spoke in clear language
 
4.9 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
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Time provider spent with me
 
4.8 out of 5 stars

Patient Comments
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August 2017
I am a heath care professional and quality expert myself. Dr. Vesselle is excellent in every respect.

August 2017
Dr. Vesselle is one of the finest physicians I have ever worked with. She is a problem solver who has lots of ideas to treat my issue. She is totally focused on me and my concerns during my visit. Please, Virginia Mason, hang on to her!

August 2017
she is amazing

August 2017
i always recommend VMMC always and am very proud of it and how it continure to grow, expand and perfect ALL things.

August 2017
good

August 2017
Dr Vaselle is the BEST

July 2017
Dr. Vesselle is awesome.

July 2017
I always recommend Dr. Vesselle to my friends.

July 2017
My only concern is the "wait time" when you have an appt. However the doctor does spend necessary time with patient, hence getting behind.

July 2017
She is the most caring, thorough, and competent eye doctor that I came across in 30 years.

July 2017
Dr. Vesselle is always mindful of the cost of any OTC items that she recommends. Talking with her about my condition is easy as she is very approachable.

July 2017
The doctor stage after her working hours to see me and was very thorough and careful and thoughtful and her dealings with me

July 2017
Good sense of humor

June 2017
Dr. Vesselle has been my doctor for years and does a SUPERB job.

June 2017
I think Dr. Vesselle is outstanding. Not only does she provide excellent care & advice, she is genuinely excited by improvements in my eye conditions.

June 2017
Dr. Vesselle is excellent! She listens to my concerns and addresses them. I don´t feel like she´s rushing me through the system ever.

June 2017
Have always felt that physician had genuine interest in my care. Listened to my concerns, explained treatments, never seemed rushed and delight to have as my physician.

June 2017
She is the best! I would highly recommend her. She listens and then is very thorough in her explanation of treatment. My husband and I are very confident in her skills and expertise.

June 2017
Excellent physician. I consider myself very fortunate to have my eyes/glaucoma managed by her,

May 2017
reliably excellent

May 2017
dr. Vesselle is the best, explains everything and discusses further treatments. she is easy to talk to.

May 2017
Dr. Vesselle provided me with details about my laser eye treatment. She was thorough and friendly.

May 2017
Dr Vasselle is the BEST!

May 2017
Love, love, love Dr. Vesselle and her awesome team!

May 2017
very please with comprehensive care

May 2017
Provider explained very well the cause of my issue, how to treat it, and sent a follow up email after with additional information and recommendations.

May 2017
I have been a Dr. Vesselle patient for many years and know that she is a great doctor. She always explains things well, and I feel that I am the most important patient seeing her that day.

April 2017
Dr. Vesselle is a wonderful ophthalmologist!

April 2017
Dr. Vesselle is caring and knowledgeable, and shares her personal experiences with the same issue. She takes the time to explain everything clearly, and thoroughly answers my questions.

April 2017
Dr. Vesselle explained directions and then wrote them out -- much appreciated.

April 2017
I was thoroughly impressed with Dr. Veselle. I am trying to follow her instructions to the letter. I have every confidence that her evaluation of my eye problems and her suggestions will provide me with some relief.

April 2017
Dr. Vesselle is an awesome doctor! Very thorough, but also caring and compassionate. I wish all my doctors were a great as Dr. Vesselle!

April 2017
as I mentioned in a previous comment, I didn´t realize there would be this section, but Dr Vasselle is absolutely outstanding physician. She is caring, takes time and her explanations, and I could not be happier with her caring for my eyes.She is the best!

March 2017
DR. VESSELLE IS AN AWESOME INDIVIDUAL WHO CARES FOR HER PATIENTS. SHE IS VERY CONSIDERATE.

March 2017
All of your staff exhibited great professionalism and courtesy.

March 2017
Very responsive to detailed questions and offering suggestions.

March 2017
Absolutely fabulous. Dr. Vesselle is not only skilled but my model for how I want health care providers to interact with me. This is based on this visit as well as previous interactions. Example: she listened to my description of how I am approaching relief of allergy related eye symptoms, and approved. She actually seemed interested in OTC products I am using. Nice.

March 2017
Excellent experience - I had high expectations and they were exceeded -

February 2017
I love Vasselle! Her care has helped me improve my quality of life with my eyes

February 2017
The experience was good; I would describe it as excellent.

February 2017
Dr always responsive listens well and responds to questions asked thorough

February 2017
I have the highest level of confidence in Dr. Vesselle.

February 2017
Dr Vesselle is very thorough, friendly and helpful.

February 2017
Dr. Vesselle is friendly and professional - she gave me field test result promptly in an email using VM portal and gave recommendation for laser treatment explaining effects of other glaucoma treatment since I am currently being treated for dry eyes.

February 2017
I love her. She has been my doctor for many years and I wouldn´t go to anyone else.

January 2017
Dr. Vesselle is the best eye specialist and takes time and care with me whenever I am there. I appreciate her thorough exams and questions

January 2017
very good first time visit to Dr Vissel

January 2017
Dr. Vesselle is one of the finest, thorough, pleasant Dr. Virginia Mason has. I have been her patient for about 20 years and appreciate her dedication, attention to detail, and work ethic.

January 2017
Excellent doctor - have been with her for many years and have recommended her to family & other friends.

December 2016
Over the past two years I´ve seen Dr. Vesselle about five times and I´ve never been disappointed in her professionalism, her compassion and her efforts to explain the various proceedures. I value her highly, and feel extremely fortunate to have her as my physician!

December 2016
Excellent care over many years from Dr Vassele who really understands and empathizes with my condition.

December 2016
The eye Dr. did outstanding job so far..

December 2016
Seemed to be in a hurry.

December 2016
Excellent care provider who explained the medical condition and also the treatment she recommends. _____ carefully.

November 2016
Dr. Vessell was excellent. Very personable and knowledgeable.

November 2016
Dr. Vesselle is the BEST!

November 2016
Dr. Vesselle is truly the best opthalmologist at Virginia Mason. Caring, bright, hard-working. I recommend her to everyone.

November 2016
Dr. Vesselle is an outstanding physician who has taken time to explain things to me and listened very well to my concerns. I trust her and since my issues are chronic, I look forward to ongoing care with her. Take care of her and make sure she knows how much she means to her patients!

November 2016
This doctor has three patients in our family; we are all very comfortable with her.

November 2016
Dr. Vesselle is very personable, approachable, listens to and answers questions without judgement, and takes in the whole circumstances of the patient (other healthcare issues, personal issues) and not just what is going on with the patient´s eyes in her treatment of the patient.

November 2016
Dr. Vasselle covered all the bases about my dry eye and so much more.....She is an outstanding physician and I have already recommended her to others.

November 2016
Dr. Vessel is an extremely personable doctor who was thorough in her examination, efficient, friendly, interested in my questions & comments, clearly explained things, and did not rush through the exam but was relaxed and reassuring throughout.

November 2016
Dr. Vesselle is a very caring and excellent doctor! I´m amazed at the amount of very helpful tips and information she gives me, as well as explaining the medication that she´s prescribing me.

November 2016
Dr. very pleasant, communicative, professional, empathetic.

November 2016
Sign of the times and online charting, but it does seem like too much time is spent looking at computer screen and typing than personal eye contact and "being engaged" with patient.

November 2016
Extremely caring - yet no time wasting.

November 2016
I love Dr. Veselle. It´s always a pleasure seeing her.

November 2016
Excellent and dedicated health care provider.

October 2016
Very good experience. HIghly satisfied.

October 2016
couldn´t be better. she´s always very thorough. explains everything and always answers my questions.

October 2016
I recommended Dr. Vesselle to my wife because I thought so highly of the care I am getting.

September 2016
Dr. Vesselle always takes the time to understand my needs and offers many solutions. She is very thorough and takes the time to listen to concerns.

September 2016
I enjoy her and like working with her

September 2016
dr vesselle inspires confidence and a very caring, personable attutude.

September 2016
Dr. Loren Vesselle exemplifies the most positive model of a physician. She is compassionate and intelligent. She goes the extra mile in exploring and finding solutions for my visual problems. I have recommended her to close friends.

September 2016
I found Dr. Vesselle very informative. I learned more from her about dry eye than any other previous physician including Dr. Laura Periman.

August 2016
I think so highly of this doctor, I will always put up with time waiting - though it´s hard keeping a schedule.

August 2016
Dr Veselle is the best!

August 2016
Dr. Vesselle is wonderful, takes all the time necessary and explains clearly.

August 2016
Professional and courteous.

August 2016
good

July 2016
She´s the best.

July 2016
I find Dr Vesselle to be an excellent choice for me as she listens well, clearly explains procedures, shows concern and care when discussing issues.

June 2016
VERY GOOD DR......CARES FOR HER PATENTS

June 2016
DR Vesselle has an excellent bedside manner. Numbers 5, 7 and 8 get a 10.

June 2016
Excellent care in every way.

June 2016
She was VERY concerned about why my right eye had deteriorated in 6 months so spent time trying to solve the issue and give me a reason and a way to solve the problem. VERY impressive. She cared and was very interested. She gave herself the time to research why instead of saying well it is not good but not sure why. REALLY helped me feel well taken care of.

June 2016
Dr. Vesselle took good care of me and she listens and makes good decision for the eye care I have been receiving from her.

June 2016
very thorough in her care

June 2016
Have already recommended to a friend

June 2016
Every appointment I´ve had with Dr. Vesselle has been extraordinary. If this were a 10 scale, I would give her all 10´s +. She is all one could wish for in a dr.: intelligent, keeps up with latest research, kind, informative & caring.

June 2016
Dr. Vesselle and her team worked me into their very busy schedule to help with my problem. Dr.Vesselle is the only doctor who really delved into all possibilities of what was wrong and was able to steer me into a good resolution.

June 2016
She is a wonderful provider and has worked with me to develop a plan to increase my eyesight and decrease my discomfort.

June 2016
Dr. Vesselle is top-notch!

May 2016
Excellent care!

May 2016
Dr. Veselle has been looking after the eyes of our family (my mother, sister and wife & I) for many years. Could not be more pleased with her services.

May 2016
Excellent doctor. The best that I have had so far.

May 2016
Dr. Vesselle was on time, thorough, & very informative.

May 2016
Dr. Vesselle is an excellent physician that goes the extra mile to resolve the medical issues I have. She and Dr. DiAngie were primary reasons I am with Virginia Mason

March 2016
Dr. Vesselle is outstanding.

March 2016
Excellent and thorough.

March 2016
Very good experience all the way around.

February 2016
Good - Asked many questions.

January 2016
Dr. Vesselle is outstanding!

January 2016
Dr. Vessel is an excellent Doctor. This particular visit she seemed slightly distracted - not the same type of conversation like we had in past visits

January 2016
My experiences with Dr. Vesselle have been entirely optimal. She is the ideal Dr.: compassionate, informative, intelligent and optimistic. I feel fortunate to have her for my physician.

January 2016
I am a strong advocate for myself and my provider respects & appreciates that.

January 2016
always in a hurry, looks at computer screen not patient. obviously has to many patients in the time allotted.