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Joy Bucher, MD, FACP
Internal Medicine
 
4.9 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Profile
Special Interests
Heart disease and diabetes
Personal Information
When not at work, Dr. Bucher enjoys triathlons, long-distance running, scrapbooking and maintaining ties with family and friends.
Clinical Experience
Departments
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Primary Care
Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine
Education and Professional Achievements
Education
University of California - San Francisco, 2006
Residency
Internal Medicine (Seattle Primary Care Track), University of Washington, Seattle, 2009 Chief Resident, Internal Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, 2009-2010
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.
Likelihood of recommending this provider
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider showed concern
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider explained things clearly
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider included you in decisions
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider discussed treatment options
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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  Overall Patient Rating - August 2021
Very thoughtful and professional
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2021
I have recommended Dr. Buchar to others and they are now seeing her
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2021
Dr. Bucher is kind and helpful. She explains things well, and shows good concern for my issues and well-being.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2021
Joy Bucher is a wonderful primary care doctor. She is warm and friendly, efficient, clear-speaking, thorough in her examination and ordering helpful tests, and smart about sharing the right amount of information to make you feel informed but not overwhelmed with details. I would recommend her as highly as is possible
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2021
*Dr. Bucher is outstanding in all of these areas. I feel we work together very well.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2021
My care provider is excellent!
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2021
Always a perfect blend of listening and practical advice.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2021
*Dr. Bucher was very empathetic with a sensitive topic and thorough with next steps.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2021
Dr. Bucher is a very empathetic and positive person. It was a pleasure to consult with her.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2021
everything went well
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2021
Very good conversation.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2021
I have been seeing Dr. Bucher for years now.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2021
Dr. Bucher is an excellent GP. Her concern and care is genuine, and is focused on all of me, and not just GP related concerns.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2021
Dr. Bucher provides excellent care! She listens intently, engaging with me as an individual. I appreciate the fact she "gets" me. She partners with me in my health care and I really appreciate the team approach. I like to do preventive care and Dr. Bucher answers my questions and provides me with detailed answers. She gives me a balanced view to my concerns/questions. Over my ten years of seeing Dr. Bucher, I have recommended her several times.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2021
As always, wonderful, personalized, comprehensive care.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2021
Excellent provider *Dr. Bucher is excellent, professional & knowledgeable.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2021
*Dr. Bucher is an excellent doctor, a good communicator and follows up well.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2021
Very professional meeting with questions and concerns addressed.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2020
Dr Bucher is an excellent care provider.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2020
Dr. Bucher is the best primary care physician I've ever had. She is excellent at supporting the shared decision making model with her patients.
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