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Kathy Risse, MD, FAAP
5.0 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Special Interests
Outside her medical practice, Dr. Risse enjoys sailing, skiing and playing tennis with her husband and three children.
Clinical Experience
Pediatrics, Primary Care
Board Certifications
American Board of Pediatrics
Education and Professional Achievements
University of Washington, Seattle, 1997
University of Washington, Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, 2000 Chief Pediatric Resident, Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, 2001
Patient Ratings and Comments
Patient Ratings
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Would recommend provider
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Provider's friendliness and courtesy
5.0 out of 5 stars
My confidence in provider
5.0 out of 5 stars
Provider spoke in clear language
5.0 out of 5 stars
Provider's effort to include me in decisions
5.0 out of 5 stars
Provider's explanation of condition or problem
5.0 out of 5 stars
Provider's concern for questions and worries
5.0 out of 5 stars
Time provider spent with me
4.8 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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June 2018
Fabulous, caring, speaks to & with my teen to have her engaged in her own healthcare.
May 2018
Excellent doctor. Visit exceeded expectations.
May 2018
*Dr. Risse is awesome!!! You are so lucky to have her.
April 2018
I´ve recommended Dr. Risse to many of my friends (her service is, unsurprisingly, always full) glad we get to have her as our doctor!
April 2018
*Dr. Risse is wonderful.
March 2018
I always feel very confident that Dr Risse´s expertise, thoughtfulness and careful listening to my concerns will result in an appropriate diagnosis and plan of care. I trust her completely.
March 2018
1. EXCELLENT. 2, 5. A++.
February 2018
We love Dr. Risse and feel so fortunate to have her as our care provider.
February 2018
We are very fortunate that Dr. Risse is still our daughter´s primary care physician.
December 2017
Dr. Risse is the best. I drive farther just to see her.
October 2017
Again, we are so very grateful for the care received by our daughter, the diligence and thoughtful treatment & diagnosis.
August 2017
Kathy Ricci is the best!!! We love working with her.
August 2017
We love Dr. Risse!
August 2017
It´s hard to imagine what our journey with my child´s health needs would be like w/o Dr. Risse. She has been consistently an excellent partner, expert and compassionate caregiver. Thank you!
July 2017
Dr. Risse is hands down the best provider we have ever seen (and because of my daughter´s complex needs were seen a lot. She´s very skilled. Talks appropriately to my children at every stage of dev.
July 2017
You´re lucky to have a doctor as skilled in the art and science of medicine as is Dr. Risse.
July 2017
she´s fantastic - always feel like our kids are well cared for when seeing Dr. Risse.
June 2017
Dr. Risse is a gifted practitioner. We adore and respect her.
May 2017
Dr Risse is an incredible doctor who has built great relationships with our family. She is responsive, knowledgeable, funny and caring.
April 2017
Excellent! We were taken care of with kindness and quickly. I especially liked that you have a doctor on staff who can do casts for breaks so that we didn´t have to go to another doctor/hospital. Superb!
April 2017
Excellent experience overall!
March 2017
dr Risse is amazing. wise, kind, patient. we and our kids love her!!!
March 2017
We are so fortunate to have Dr. Risse. She is absolutely the BEST both kids trust and respect her too.
February 2017
We so appreciate the time Dr Risse spent with us. She is outstanding.