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Joy Bucher, MD, FACP
Internal Medicine
 
4.8 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
Locations
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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.
Would recommend provider
 
4.8 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
 
4.9 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
 
4.8 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.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
Dr. Bucher is incredible
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
Dr. Bucher is excellent.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
As always excellent.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2019
so glad o established care with Dr. Bucher. I feel like she understood my concerns, I was listened to and she thoroughly investigated my conditions.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2019
I am very pleased and satisfied.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2019
Dr. Bucher is wonderful
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2019
*Dr. Bucher has seen me through some challenges. She has always been behind me 100%. Very professional and concerned.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
Dr. Bucher was extremely nice and informative. I would love to keep her as my PCP and I would recommend her to anyone looking.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
I am very happy that I was able to have my appointment with Dr Bucher. I was able to speak with her about all of my concerns and have a plan for resolving issues. I was so pleased to accomplish so much in one visit. She is very easy to talk to and also listens and responds.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
Dr. Bucher is a amazing doctor and Virginia Mason should feel honored to have her.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2019
excellent in all ways.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2019
The doctor and nurse were very clear in explaining and for me seemed very aware about my problem and wanted to help.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2019
Dr. Bucher is terrific. she's very warm and caring.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2019
dr Bucher is one of the best drs I have had past 40 years. she listens, and offers alternatives when appropriate . I feel like she sincerely cares about me as a patient. she always follows up promptly and has good communications, both personal and through the portal.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2019
As always, a friendly and informative visit.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2019
Dr. Bucher is wonderful.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2019
*Dr. Bucher is a great listener, and does a good job syncing up different aspects of my care between other providers. She always takes time to explain my options, considering my symptoms, health history, and my personal needs.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2019
LOVE Dr Bucher! She's compassionate, never makes me feel rushed, sits and listens and is great about discussing things with me!
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2019
Best doctor I have ever had in my 68 years of life.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2019
I recommended Dr. Joy Bucher to my wife as well.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2019
Dr. Joy Buchefr continues to exceed my expectations of the care I receive from Virginia Mason. I would recommend her whole heartedly to others/
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2019
Dr. Bucher takes the time to speak with me about my concerns. She is thorough and detailed in her explanations and answers all of my questions. Great approach and demeanor.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2019
*Dr. Bucher excellent provider.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2019
She is compassionate, thorough and extremely capable!