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Helen (Wan Hua) Shih, MD
Internal Medicine
 
4.8 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Areas of Expertise

Dr. Shih specializes in primary care and internal medicine.

Clinical Experience
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Specialties
Internal Medicine, Primary Care
Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
Education and Professional Achievements
Education
Tzu Chi University, Taiwan, 2003
Internship
Internal Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle
Residency
Internal Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
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
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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  Overall Patient Rating - October 2020
excellent experience with physical therapist. She asked questions, listened well, and gave me a lot of good information about the things I wanted to know about.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
*Dr. Shih was very gentle and understanding. I appreciated her sensitivity to my mothers condition an her recommendations. This was our first visit w/*Dr. Shih; she was recommended by previous physician, *DR. FAIRCHILD who recently retired.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
seems quite nice and committed to my issues
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
She was new to me but was familiar with my file. Efficient, sensitive, compassionate very knowledgeable. Good experience. Very thorough.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
she was excellent to talk about my pain and follow-up care.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
*Dr. Shih is great!
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
Provider was very open to questions and about my care.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
Dr Shih was fantastic. she listened then explained.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
Dr. was very attentive to my questions and concerns. She is patient and easy to communicate very professional & efficient in examining my health situation and history.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
Dr Shih was wonderful. My first visit with her since my doctor retired. I was very impressed.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
I was very disappointed by that visit I'm not sure now if I want to stay with this hospital/care provider or change it in the future
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
Dr. Shih is a very caring physician. She listens good and respects patients' thoughts in coming up with an effective treatment.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
My doctor was wonderful. She was very thorough and explained connections between medications and conditions as necessary. I've already recommended her to my mother for care!
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
Wonderful experience as a new patient.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
Doctor seemed intent on prescribing a medication even though I indicated the itchiness was no longer a factor in my skin rash. if the prescribed medicine had other value than to relieve itchiness it was not well explained despite my questions.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
Dr. Shih always listens well and explains things in a clear manner. She is very knowledgeable and upbeat. I have recommended her to others and will continue to do so.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
appreciated her questions and interest to learn more about my medical history
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
Dr. Shih is very thorough which you'd want in your primary care doctor. I'd highly recommend her and I already have to a co-worker.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
this was my first time seeing Dr. Shih and I was very impressed with both her completeness and her compassion.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
Very good care experience with Dr. Shih
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
she actually listened
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
Dr. Shih is the best! Kind personality, smart, and concerned for my health.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
This was my first visit/meeting with Dr. Shih after Trigg retired and I was very impressed with her.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
Dr. was straight forward, helpful and thorough.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
the Dr was a great communicator and listened very well
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
I was considering changing to a Swedish doctor on Mercer Island. After my second visit with Dr Shih I have decided to keep her as my primary care provider.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
Dr. Shih is one great PCP.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
Dr. Shih became my primary care provider after Dr. Trigg retired. She is an excellent doctor and I look forward to being one of her patients.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
Again, I had lots of questions for Dr Shih, and appreciated her explanations.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
excellent
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
*Dr. Shih e-mailed me with lab results within 12 hours of my visit. Felt personally attended to with extraordinary attention.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
I'm happy with *Dr. Shih.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
Dr. Shih is the best!
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
I do feel she is under the clock to make the next appointment. But she was very kind, knowledgeable and considerate and took time to try to help me think about some of my health issues differently.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
Dr. Shih always extends great patience working with my mother who is very senior and hard of hearing.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
Honestly I would like the dr. to tell me the scientific name of what she observes (even if it's just a funky skin abnormality) more often!
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
Dr. Shih is a very caring physician.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
Dr. Kaplan was exemplary at all phases of my experience with him.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
I love Dr. Shih - she makes going to the dr. a "good" experience :)
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
Dr Shih reviewed my chart carefully and actually found 2 grievous errors which she then corrected.