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James Lord, MD, PhD
4.7 out of 5 stars
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Special Interests

immunological disorders of the bowel, teaching and research

Curriculum Vitae
James Lord, MD, PhD

Personal Information
Dr. Lord enjoys hiking, fishing and playing musical instruments. Dr. Lord’s wife is also a physician of internal medicine, and trained at Virginia Mason in the 1990s. They have two sons.
Clinical Experience
Gastroenterology, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty in Gastroenterology
Education and Professional Achievements
University of Washington, Seattle, 2001 PhD in Immunology, University of Washington, Seattle
Internal Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, 2004
Gastroenterology, University of Washington, Seattle, 2008
Professional Activities and Awards
Assistant Member, Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason Clinical instructor of gastroenterology, University of Washington
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.
Would recommend provider
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider's friendliness and courtesy
4.5 out of 5 stars
My confidence in provider
4.5 out of 5 stars
Provider spoke in clear language
4.5 out of 5 stars
Provider's effort to include me in decisions
4.5 out of 5 stars
Provider's explanation of condition or problem
4.5 out of 5 stars
Provider's concern for questions and worries
4.5 out of 5 stars
Time provider spent with me
4.6 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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April 2017
This was the best meeting I´ve had with provider in several years. Usually only see intern or someone else.
March 2017
Dr. Lord has helped me with a problem. He is an excellent clinician.
January 2017
Have referred others to VM & Dr. Lord.
January 2017
October 2016
Already recommended to others. I felt better after 1 visit than last 8 months elsewhere.
October 2016
Dr. Lord is the best dr. that I have ever had the privilege to work with. I had been through 4 GI Clinics over the last 20 years and Dr. Lord is the only one that took the time and expertise to bring remission.
September 2016
Dr. Lord is the best doctor ever. He knows what he is talking about and he is a really nice person. You couldn´t ask for a better doctor.
August 2016
Dr. Lord is amazing and I will continue to recommend him to anyone I meet that could use his services.
July 2016
1st did not seem rushed and was courteous - I felt my concerns should have been directed toward other health issues.
July 2016
Dr. Lord really worked to help me get a diagnosis. He was caring and made me feel like I wasn´t crazy -
June 2016
Dr. Lord and his team earned top marks in every respect!
June 2016
Very nice, obviously knowledgeable. Spent a good, appropriate amount of time talking with me. He seemed genuinely interested in my questions/needs/care. Very happy with Dr. Lord so far.
June 2016
Love everyone at V. Mason.
January 2016
Doctor Lord is the "Marcus Welby" of my generation. He ROCKS! #8. Awesome.