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Jerome L. Bushnell, MD
Family Medicine
 
4.9 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Clinical Experience
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Specialties
Family Medicine, Primary Care
Board Certifications
American Board of Family Practice
Education and Professional Achievements
Education
University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, 1978
Residency
Family Practice, Providence Hospital, Seattle, 1981
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
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider's friendliness and courtesy
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
My confidence in provider
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider spoke in clear language
 
5.0 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
 
4.8 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.
March 2018
Dr Bushnell is retiring soon, and I´m happy for him. Jerry has been a great health partner to me over the years, current on what the research and best practices are, practical, careful, and inclusive. I´ll miss him. He suggested a do a PSA for prostate after taking a few years off that test, which detected an uptick in the marker. Biopsy detected prostate cancer which I´m having surgery on next week. Would have missed detection had Jerry not suggested the test and understood the results.
March 2018
always good. Will miss Dr Bushnell when he retires
March 2018
Terribly disappointed Dr Bushnell is retiring. I am happy for him, but will miss his care. Best doctor I´ve ever had.
March 2018
Dr. Bushnell is the most competent physician I have ever been treated by. His diagnostic skills are w/o equal. He has solved my med. probs. & kept me healthy over the years.
March 2018
I am so sorry to see Dr. Bushnell retire - it is well deserved. He has been my provider for close to 30 years!
February 2018
It is truly sad for me that Dr. Bushnell is retiring. I wish him nothing, but the best. Thank you for everything.
February 2018
Wish he wasn´t retiring
February 2018
very please with this medical visit
February 2018
Dr. Bushnell is retiring in May. He has been wonderful.
February 2018
I truly appreciate Dr. Bushnel and his nurse took enough time to figure out my issue even though I was the last patient on the day. I trust his medical knowledge and experience. He has an attitude of his care of his patients.
January 2018
Great doctor. Sorry to see him retiring soon
January 2018
Best doctor ever in my life. He listens. He cares. He´s the best!
December 2017
Dr. is retiring.
December 2017
I would have liked less time spent on long-ago issues and talked about current things. History is history, and if things were still an issue I would have indicated them for discussion. Not a big deal... .
December 2017
Dr. Bushnell is the best!
December 2017
My long time G.P., knows my history and is always looking ahead to catch anything new. Very honest with his answers with great advice and updates on food/meds trends.
December 2017
dr Bushnell spent significant time listening to my concerns, and came up with a recommendation of further testing for answers to my health issues. I have complete confidence in the care he provides.
December 2017
Dr. Bushnell has been an excellent care provider for me for many years!
November 2017
Dr. Bushnell is always thorough, caring, friendly and courteous. My family will be sad when he totally retires.
November 2017
I have been a patient of Dr. Bushnell for many years. He has been a wonderful doctor.
November 2017
So happy Dr. Bushnell came back from retirement! was not looking forward to finding a new doctor.
November 2017
Bushnell rocks! By far, the best physician I´ve had.
November 2017
Dr. Bushnell is outstanding and our entire family goes to him. He´s never been wrong. A few times, he referred us to specialists advising that it´s likely nothing serious, but should be checked. Each time, the specialist advised that Dr. Bushnell made the right call. One noted that many doctors probably wouldn´t have caught the potential issue. Dr. Bushnell is one of the few people in this world who has my complete confidence. He knows it all. Thank you.
November 2017
I´ve been with Dr. Bushnell for a long time. I wouldn´t see anyone else.
October 2017
My doctor more than meets all the criteria listed above. In addition, when on two occasions (years ago) HE CAME UP WITH THE DIAGNOSIS that hospitals missed!!
October 2017
Great experience, care, and knowledge. It is great to have him.
September 2017
Doctor Bushnell is not only a doctor, he is someone I trust and respect. Thank you!
August 2017
both Doctors I see (Naiman and Bushnell) are really solid. They have different strengths, but I find both to be exceptional in the quality of care, time spent, explanations and general care.
August 2017
Excellent doctor
August 2017
I absolutely love Dr Bushnell and his staff. He has been my PCP for about 20 years and is the best doctor I have ever had. He listens to my concerns, is very thorough in deciding what to do next, and coordinates additional tests or providers I need to see.
August 2017
Very thorough.
August 2017
Dr. Bushnell is A+ and a credit to his profession. VM is lucky to have him.
August 2017
Dr. Bushnell is the best diagnostician/doctor/care giver I have ever known. My family appreciates him very much.
August 2017
The doctor also seemed rushed.
July 2017
Just love Dr. Bushell!
July 2017
I always feel that dr Bushnell wants every detail no matter how small to asses what might be wrong with me. He has been right on every time. I am grateful to have found such a good doctor.
July 2017
good. Dr. Bushnell is the Best Doctor that I have had. I am 52 years old.
July 2017
I have been going to Dr Bushnell for many years. What I like about him is that he keeps up to date and is very knowledgeable. If he doesn´t know the answer he will research it and get back with an email after the appointment. He´s a great doctor!
June 2017
Dr. Bushnell is an excellent doctor and I have recommended him to two of my friends who are now his patients.
May 2017
Dr. Bushnell is great!
May 2017
We have been with Dr. Bushnell some 30 years. He is in semi-retirement but continues to handle our medical problems. In our opinion he is the best MD in the Virginia Mason Group.
May 2017
Excellent. Dr. Bushnell is an excellent doctor who most important explains medical concerns in words I always understand, I always walk out of his office feeling more at ease w/my med ISSUES.
April 2017
I will miss Dr. B when he fully retires.
April 2017
My favorite all-time general practitioner - knowledgeable, concise, and thoughtful.
April 2017
Dr Bushnell is the best!
April 2017
Dr. Bushnell - great doctor.
March 2017
Good. Dr. Bushnell has been my primary care doctor since he started at Issaquah Clinic in the 70s or 80s. Excellent care.
March 2017
I can´t speak highly enough of Dr. Bushnell. He is kind, patient, and thorough. I only come in 2-3 times a year, so it takes a few minutes for me to fill him in on how I am doing. He never rushes me out the door. After seeing him for a year, I moved to Tukwila. It would be easier for me to go to the Federal Way or downtown offices, but I don´t want anyone else to be my doctor.
March 2017
Notes from Swedish Hospital were faxed to VM and Dr Bushnell had already reviewed them
February 2017
Dr Bushnell is the absolute best!
February 2017
I have the highest confidence in my Doctor.
January 2017
Good Doc.
January 2017
Dr. Bushnell is a very caring person. He always explains things in simple English and often relates my condition to experiences he, himself, has had.
January 2017
excellent
January 2017
I have worked with Dr Bushnell for 25 years and he has always been helpful and professional
January 2017
Dr. Bushnell is an excellent doctor. We know he is currently in semi retirement. We will continue with Dr. Bushnell until he retires.
December 2016
Dr Bushnell is a superior doctor who saved my life in giving me the right medication. I give him a five in every aspect but he should receive a ten. Most important he listens, cares and researches my history to give me the right medication. He also explains in words that I can understand. He is the best doctor ever.
December 2016
I am always pleased to see Dr. Bushnell.
December 2016
Dr. Bushnell is an excellent PCP. and I have recommended him to others.
December 2016
If my experience with my physician, nurse, etc. was not great, I would go to another clinic, so of course it was very good.
December 2016
Very understanding and professional. Will enthusiastically recommend to others.
December 2016
Wonderful MD had him for over 20 yr. I think he saved my husband´s life.
November 2016
Dr. Bushnell & nurse Marti.
November 2016
Dr. Bushnell is the best!
October 2016
Dr. Bushnell is the best doctor. We have been going to him for many yrs. It would be difficult to change to another doctor.
October 2016
I´ve been with Dr Bushnell for decades and he´s always been the best.
October 2016
V.M. has always been a "winner."
October 2016
My husband is also a patient of Dr. Bushnell and we both think he is a very knowledegable, caring doctor.
September 2016
I will hate to see the day Dr. Bushnell becomes fully retired!
September 2016
Dr. Bushnell is an excellent physician. I have recommended him to others and they have thanked me because they also think he is excellent. He is professional, yet friendly; so intelligent; a good listener; and explains everything very carefully. I´m never hesitant to ask a question; he never acts rushed. Can´t say enough good things about him. So sorry he´s cutting back on his hours.
September 2016
Dr Bushnell and Mani are very professional and caring
August 2016
Dr. Bushnell is excellent. I´ve been with him a long time and have no plans to leave.
July 2016
This doctor is by far the very best ever - I believe his thoughtfulness and his thoroughness have literally saved my life!
July 2016
Dr. Bushnell has allowed me to feel both cared for and cared about. I believe that he helped me to build a sound patient/physician relationship with him and I so appreciate that level of care. In my opinion he never treats an office visit as a function. He identifies why the patient is there and looks at the problem methodically, looking at it from many angles. Last? When appropriate he has drawn me into the discussion. Thar inspires confidence in a time of need.
July 2016
Dr. Bushnell is perhaps the best GP I have ever had. Straight forward when I screw-up. Honest about my concerns, and genuinely cars about my health and explains why.
July 2016
Dr. Bushnell is always awesome. He takes the time and listens to questions and concerns. He is very good at explaining the information. Great doctor.
July 2016
He was fairly certain my test results would prove one thing. I didn´t know what to do besides come back in after my results were negative.
June 2016
excellent. I have had Bushnell md for 30+ years.
June 2016
Dr. Buschnell is the consummate Professional!
June 2016
Dr. Bushnell takes the time to listen and get history. He was very good about checking notes from my last visit in December and recommending action for a reoccurring sinus/allergy problem. He is very thorough and competent and I would recommend him but I just received a letter that he is scaling back hours in preparation for retirement in the next couple of years. Darn it.
June 2016
Dr Bushnell is an excellent doctor. takes care of whole family!
June 2016
dr bushel was awesome! I was worried at first because usually i see dr may, but he was great. he spent a lot of time explaining things to me and really was open to listening to all of my symptoms. he also really encouraged me to quit smoking. awesome guy!
May 2016
Jerry Bushnelll may have his peers, but not superiors. He´s the best!!
May 2016
Dr. Bushnell was superior in my estimation.
May 2016
He admonished me for only having booked a 15 minute appt. but having too many questions. Intimidating and made me feel like I was trying to cheat the system for asking about a note for a stand up desk.
May 2016
Dr. Bushnell is a great doctor and is going to be missed when he retires.
May 2016
Dr. Bushnell has cared for me at least 25 years. He is very thorough and clear in discussing my health issues. He will be missed as he semi retires
May 2016
Good
May 2016
Dr. Bushnell is retiring, but if he were staying on, I would recommend him highly to friends and family.
May 2016
EXCELLENT
May 2016
In the past I have recommended Dr. Bushnell to some friends. They are now his patients and very satisfied.
April 2016
Doctor Bushnell has been my doctor for over a decade for a reason. Whenever I visit other doctors it reminds me of why I chose him as my primary care provider.
April 2016
Dr. Bushnell is always attentive and thorough. I don´t see him often (try to stay healthy) but when I do, he´s helpful.
April 2016
Dr. Bushnell will be missed.
April 2016
Dr Bushnell saved my life once, he is the best!
March 2016
This is one of the best doctors I have ever been to. His nurse is good as well!
March 2016
My experiences with Dr. Bushnell are always excellent. I know he is going to half time and expect he will eventually retire. I will miss him and his great care very much.
March 2016
all great
March 2016
Dr Bushnell is great and balances professionalism with friendliness in just the right proportions.
March 2016
I can´t say enough good things about Dr. Bushnell and Mary the nurse who has been helping me.
March 2016
I see Mary (Dr. Bushnell´s) care nurse prior to my visit w/Dr. Bushnell. She goes over everything and summarizes it for him. This is a very good combination of personnel to make the most of the Dr. time.
March 2016
I have recommended Dr. Bushnell to others.
January 2016
DR BUSHNELL IS AN EXCELLENT DOCTOR. STAYS CURRENT ON THE LATEST MEDICAL STUDIES. SHOWS A SINCERE INTEREST IN MY HEALTH AS WELL AS THAT OF MY WHOLE FAMILY.
January 2016
Good not be better.
January 2016
Dr. Bushnell, Mary Vaughn, and everyone on his office staff has always been top notch. I am very lucky to have them.
January 2016
With Dr. Buschnell I have had my best experiences with a primary care provider EVER!
January 2016
25 yrs. Dr. Bushnell has taken very good care of me.