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Cyrus Cryst, MD, FASN
Nephrology
 
5.0 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Special Interests
Renal diseases, diabetes, hypertension, all modes of renal-replacement therapy including dialysis, Kidney Transplant and general internal medicine
Clinical Experience
Departments
Specialties
Nephrology, Fluid & Electrolyte Disorders, Hypertension, Pancreas and Kidney Transplantation, Renal Disease
Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine American Board of Nephrology
Education and Professional Achievements
Education
University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, 1984
Internship
Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, 1984
Residency
Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1987; Chief Medical Resident, Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1988
Fellowships
Nephrology, New England Medical Center, Boston, 1991
Professional Activities and Awards
Staff Nephrologist, Northwest Kidney Centers and other dialysis units in the Puget Sound area Voted one of Seattle's Top Doctors by both Seattle Met and Seattle magazines in 2009 and 2010.
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.
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5.0 out of 5 stars
Provider spoke in clear language
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider's effort to include me in decisions
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider's explanation of condition or problem
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider's concern for questions and worries
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Time provider spent with me
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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March 2018
Excellent care all around!
March 2018
likely the best Doctor I have ever seen. outstanding.
March 2018
Dr. Cryst provided excellent services and medical advice to calm my concerns about having any kidney problems. He and his assistant found a way for me to get an ultrasound that day due to the distance I have to travel to the hospital. He also called me the next day with the results. Nice to know there are doctors that take care of their patients like him.
March 2018
Excellent medical care.
March 2018
Dr. Cryst has been my primary care provider for 15 yrs or longer. There is nothing I can recommend that he improve or "work on". I treasure him and his concern for me.
March 2018
Dr. Cryst is the best.
March 2018
There are no words to express how wonderful Dr. Cryst was. He was so very kind, before asking each question, he explained why it was important to ask. He treated me with respect. Dr. Cryst has the best "bedside manner" I have had many drs. over my lifetime I have good ones and bad ones. Dr. Cryst is one of the best drs. I have had. He talked with me in words I understood. He treated me with respect, he made me feel that all of my questions were valid. I really hope Dr. Cryst gets the recognition he so deserves! Thank you, please if you have questions, please call me.
March 2018
Dr. Kohr was outstanding. Dr. Cryst was outstanding.
February 2018
I specifically requested an appointment with Cyrus Cryst, MD, Section Head, Nephrology, for his knowledge, experience and wisdom. Reason: Rapid onset of edema can be caused by kidney failure. I needed to know if this was the case as death would follow & I would need to get affairs in order. He treated me 5 years ago, knew me & provided an appointment without normal reference.
February 2018
Dr. Cryst is extremely caring and has great patience.
December 2017
Cryst is good!
December 2017
Dr. Cryst always demonstrates a very genuine concern for my health. Everyone should be so lucky to have a doctor like Dr. Cryst!
December 2017
He´s the best!
December 2017
Very strong patient interaction.
December 2017
I couldn´t have had better help. Dr. Cryst goes beyond perfect.
November 2017
It is always excellent experience I had.
October 2017
Dr. Cryst has been my provider since 2002 - He is amazing.
October 2017
This is the best care provider I have ever had! His assistant is also excellent.
August 2017
The best care provider I ever had!
August 2017
Very good care!
July 2017
Dr. Cryst and his team are the best. Dr. Cryst is kind, patient, caring, smart..... I couldn´t ask for a better doctor - thank you!!
May 2017
He really made us feel comfortable.
May 2017
Could not have been more "perfect."
May 2017
After having been to many doctors is past for kidney issues, Doctor Cryst has amazing bed side manners, really listened and is sincere, great expense!
April 2017
Cyrus Cryst is a fantastic person and a caring professional. I have a long term relationship with VM and it´s Nephrology department and have and will continue to recommend.
April 2017
All very pleasant personnel!
April 2017
Dr. Cryst is fantastic in every way!
March 2017
Dr. Cryst is perfect - I´m lucky to have him as my doc!
March 2017
Dr. Cryst has been my primary care provider since kidney donor in 2000. In all regards I give him, A++++ never had a better doctor.
March 2017
Dr. Cryst & I have a great rapport about my main health issue.
January 2017
Very good service.
December 2016
Dr. Cryst is an amazing doctor. I have all the confidence that I am i good hands when I am under his care. He listens and takes the time to answer any questions I may have or concerns I may have about my care. He is a beautiful and caring soul. I am lucky to have him in my life as my doctor. Virginia Mason is very lucky to have him.
November 2016
I was very impressed.
November 2016
Dr. Cryst is an incredible provider, I can´t imagine ever seeing anyone else.
November 2016
I greatly appreciate the care of this provider. Dr. Cryst is a best doctor.
August 2016
Physician was caring. Gave enough time - as a new patient & special care follow-up.
August 2016
I have been seeing Dr. Cryst for several years, and I´m extremely satisfied with the care provided by him and Virginia Mason.
July 2016
all above should be rated as Excellent.
June 2016
Dr. Cryst has always been my go to doctor for me throughout my kidney care.
May 2016
Excellent as always.
May 2016
I drive to Virginia Mason from Spokane because I have complete confidence in this provider. I have been a patient at VM since the mid-60´s when I was dx´d with DM at age 4.
April 2016
Dr. Cryst is the best and I´m fortunate to have him as my doctor!
March 2016
Dr. Cryst is the best doctor I´ve had in years.
March 2016
ALways feel cared for w/ Dr. Cryst & his staff!
March 2016
Dr. Cryst is the best! Please don´t let him retire!
February 2016
Dr. Cryst is excellent.
February 2016
A very good provider.
February 2016
Absolutely no complaints.
January 2016
Good experience.