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Catherine J. Potts, MD, FACP
Internal Medicine
 
4.8 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Areas of Expertise

Dr. Potts specializes in preventive care and women's health care.

Personal Information
Dr. Potts enjoys spending time with her family, golfing, gardening and traveling.
Clinical Experience
Departments
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Primary Care
Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine
Education and Professional Achievements
Education
University of Washington, Seattle, 1990
Internship
Primary Care Internal Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, 1991
Residency
Primary Care Internal Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, 1993
Professional Activities and Awards
Chief of Primary Care, Virginia Mason Medical Center Dr. Potts has held numerous medical leadership positions including section head at VM’s Bellevue clinic and deputy chief of Satellite Clinics.
Patient Ratings and Comments
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.
Likelihood of recommending this provider
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider showed concern
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider explained things clearly
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider included you in decisions
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider discussed treatment options
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
All comments are submitted by Virginia Mason patients and are verified by an independent, national patient survey company. Patient comments are displayed in their entirety and patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and privacy. Learn about the comments.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2020
*Dr. Potts is an excellent communicate and caring medical physician! She is a good listener, a good communicator and takes time to address concerns. She is an outstanding doctor.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
*Dr. Potts is a superb physician for my general care.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
*Dr. Potts is an excellent doctor; her staff seems great too.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
Dr. Potts is consistently excellent in her care. she listens, and includes me in the discussion (vs talking "at"). I very much appreciate the care I have received from her for over 20 years!
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
I have great confidence in Dr. Catherine Potts. She is extremely knowledgeable, quick thinking, thorough and cares about her patients.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
Dr. Potts is fantastic
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
Catherine Potts is very professional. She able to address all pertinent issues, gives clear explanations, is a caring doctor, and handles appointments efficiently. She is my main connection to the Virginia Mason system.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
I always enjoy the visit with Dr Catherine Potts. She listens intensively. This time I had some news she was not aware of, my husband had passed away, she took the time to listen to me regarding this. She has always been a good listener. I look forward to my yearly visits each year.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
Favorite doctor that I've ever had. She listens to me and provides me with good advice.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
Catherine Potts is an outstanding doctor. She is highly informed, thorough, and very communicative.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
dr Potts is wonderful. I could not survive this time in my life without her.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
I could never imagine having a better physician than Dr Potts. she listens attentively, assesses my needs, explains everything thoroughly, is extremely knowledgeable and genuinely cares about my well-being. She is my forever primary physician! Thank you Dr Potts for always taking good care of me.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
excellent care
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
Competent, direct, efficient, - great visit
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
Dr Potts is always knowledgeable and compassionate with me.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
*Dr. Catherine Potts was fantastic! She just might become my new internist since *Dr. Beer is gone. She gave the best care and info regarding my care plan. She was also very responsive after the visit via the patient portal/messaging.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
Dr. Potts is a great doctor. However, I didn't feel that I learned anything about how to deal with my condition (swollen lymph glands).
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
A wonderful Doctor!!!
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
Dr. Potts is a very caring, empathetic doctor.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
Dr Potts is a wonderfully caring doctor who explains things clearly and includes me in decision-making.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
great
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
Dr. Potts has an amazing ability to make the yearly office visit very personal, i feel she cares alot about the quality of care she provides and I trust her feedback. So many doctors lack the compassion that i always sense when i see her. She is very thorough and i never feel rushed as so many doctors are these days.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
I always appreciate Dr Potts' patience with questions, issues and explanations.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
I appreciated the doctor donning a mask briefly and allowing me to take mine off. I hate masks and feel claustrophobic with one on.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
*Dr. Potts is always very caring and gentle with our Mom but also very honest and direct. She is a wonderful doctor.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
everything was fine
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
Dr. Potts is consistent in her capable, empathetic care. She's knowledgeable and very professional and proficient in her role
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
Dr. Potts has been my PCP for over 10 years now. I respect her expertise and she has always given me the very best care possible. She is caring and listens to my concerns. I value her as one of the best internists I have every had.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
Dr. Potts is the best and continually provides exemplary care! I feel so fortunate to have her as my internist.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
Appreciate the care I receive from Dr. Pott's and her prompt follow up.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
DR Potts is excellent in all areas. She also gives excellent advice a& my mental health. Great Doctor!
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
Dr. Potts is great and I highly recommend her
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
The doctor was superb, She took time to answer all our questions and we had test results by the afternoon. I would definitely see her again.