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Dan Patzer, PA-C
Orthopedics
 
4.7 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
Profile
Special Interests
Dan specializes in hand and upper extremity disorders and has an interest in operative and nonoperative treatments of upper extremity disorders.
Personal Information
When not busy with his practice, Dan enjoys traveling, athletics, skiing and home improvement.
Clinical Experience
Departments
Specialties
Orthopedics, Sports Medicine, Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery
Board Certifications
National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
Education and Professional Achievements
Education
University of Washington (Medex Northwest), Seattle, 2008
Patient Ratings and Comments
Patient Ratings
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Would recommend provider
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider's friendliness and courtesy
 
4.8 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
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Time provider spent with me
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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June 2018
Best provider ever. Excellent care, detailed instructions and explanations.
May 2018
Dr Patzer is friendly and explains situation and answers all questions
May 2018
Very informative & thorough in explaining my situation & sensitive, & in a way that was understandable, & no time pressure on length of appointment.
April 2018
*Dr. Patzer is an excellent doctor. - He explained to me in detail & in a clear manner always.
March 2018
Excellent!
March 2018
Dr. Patzer gave lots of clear description & guidance and was honest & detailed about what the recovery process would be like.
February 2018
excellent clinician. thoroughly explained problem.
January 2018
He took the time to show me exactly where the fracture _____ is and how it will be healing. Sitting expectations was a good thing as I tend to be inpatient about such matters.
December 2017
I would have preferred to know ahead of time that I was seeing a PA-C rather than an MD. He was great, but it was a surprise when I was expecting an MD.
December 2017
The man knows what he´s doing and has a great personality too.
November 2017
When meeting him for my appointment he was extremely rushed and it felt like i was being ushered in and out of the room as fast as possible. This does not make me feel confident for future care. While he may have been over booked or had other unforeseen problems arise, no patient should have to be rushed in and out of the office in this manner.
July 2017
The provider spent time with me explaining what was happening to my body and what I could expect in future years. He also mentioned potential options we might explore in the future if the current remedy stops providing relief.
June 2017
Very friendly. Explained issue clearly. Spent adequate time with me, took extra time after appointment to tell me something he discussed with surgeon, very happy with care, seemed genuine.
June 2017
Excellent interaction. He was thorough, compassionate and accommodating.
May 2017
Dan Patzer has been great!