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Kenneth L. Kay, MD
Internal Medicine
 
4.9 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
Locations
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Profile
Clinical Experience
Departments
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Primary Care
Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1991, 2001
Education and Professional Achievements
Education
University of Washington, Seattle, 1988
Residency
Internal Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1991
Professional Activities and Awards
Member, American Medical Association, Washington State Medical Association, American College of Physicians
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
 
4.9 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
 
4.9 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.
July 2018
One of the best general care doctors I have ever had. Dr. Kay is easy to talk to, very responsive and informative. He gets an A+ from me.
June 2018
I have the highest degree of confidence in Dr. Kay.
June 2018
very calm. I wish he would be more friendlier.
June 2018
going forward I will be asking to see Dr Kay when I need care here in Issaquah.
June 2018
Dr. Kay is an exceptional doctor. He has been my primary care doctor for over 20 years and continues to have my full confidence.
June 2018
Dr. Kay is absolutely outstanding.
June 2018
This was my first visit with this Doctor and he was very helpful.
June 2018
dr Kay is very good, I have conference in his recommendations.
May 2018
I love Dr. Kenneth Kay and trust him completely.
May 2018
Love Dr. Kay
May 2018
Dr. Kay always has the time to explain everything to me.
May 2018
Dr Kay Is a very good Dr. excellent
May 2018
Dr Kay and all staff in SUPER professional and thorough
April 2018
Dr Kay make me feel like my health and well being are his focus.
April 2018
Been seeing Dr. Kay for almost 25 years and he is the best!
April 2018
Easy to talk to
April 2018
excellent experience
April 2018
I have complete trust in Dr. Kay...He has always taken the time necessary for me....
April 2018
always perfect
March 2018
Dr Kay is THE BEST! He is very professional, but does not sacrifice or skim on friendliness. When I have to come in to see Dr Kay, I am always blown away by how comfortable he makes me feel. He´s truly an excellent medical provider and one of the main reasons I continue to visit VMMC for my medical care.
March 2018
I would highly recommend Dr. Kay
March 2018
Dr. Kay is the ultimate professional - I live on the Peninsula, but drive all the way to Issaquah to see him because of our history and my confidence in his abilities as a physician.
March 2018
Dr. Kay listened to me, and included me in decision to treat.
March 2018
I keep going back to Dr. Kay because I feel like I can explain things to him and he will help me troubleshoot without jumping to conclusion but will also take the necessary steps if he feels it´s warranted.
February 2018
Dr. Kay is excellent! I am very happy with the care and time I received during my visit. follow up email with blood work results and assessment was provided quickly.
February 2018
We love Dr Kay, he listens and cares!
February 2018
Dr Kay was personable and answered all my questions.
February 2018
Dr Kay is excellent in every respect!
February 2018
Dr. Kay is terrific!
February 2018
I have the utmost respect for Dr. Kay. I totally trust his treatments for me. I feel like he is my friend.
January 2018
Great!
January 2018
my visit wit Dr. Kay was one of the best Medical experiences I have had. Dr Kay was professional, attentive, caring, and explained my procedures, observations, and next steps was excellent.
January 2018
Answered all my questions. I felt very comfortable with Dr. Kay.
December 2017
Dr. Kenneth Kay is outstanding in all ways....the best Dr. I have ever had
December 2017
I couldn´t ask for a better Doctor!
December 2017
I trust my care provider. He is personable and professional.
November 2017
Dr. Kay is an outstanding physician!
November 2017
I recommended Dr. Kay to a friend and my friend is super satisfied with Dr. Kay and staff.
November 2017
Dr Kay is the best
November 2017
Always a pleasure to see Dr. Kay
November 2017
Dr. Kay has outstanding rapport in addressing medical issues and how they can best be treated.
November 2017
Dr Kay is very patient and listening to our concerns. Explaining and planning to treat problem clearly.
November 2017
Dr Kay is wonderful. efficient, kind and helpful. Couldn´t ask for better!!
November 2017
best doctor I´ve ever had. great listener. I have total trust and faith in Dr Kay.
November 2017
Poor "bedside" manner. Didn´t really explain diagnosis, what I should do, not do. Felt he was dismissive and that I should have prior knowledge of condition.
October 2017
DR. Kay is a fantastic dr. He always makes sure that your questions are answered and makes it a point to explain things in a way you can understand
September 2017
Have been with this provider many years.
September 2017
extremely excellent
September 2017
Dr. Kay has been very easy to work with and I am VERY pleased with the care I have received...
September 2017
Dr. Kay always explains reasons for tests, etc. He definitely listens and uses my responses to suggest additional measures/tests on which we can both agree.
August 2017
Dr. Kay is an excellent communicator, very sincere and easy to talk with
August 2017
Dr Kenneth Kay is the best! He shows a genuine concern about my whole health history and is always asking questions about my life, family, etc. You should double his salary! :)
July 2017
All of the staff i interacted with nurse, doctor, x-ray, and blood draw were friendly and efficient.
July 2017
I appreciated that he asked me several times if there was anything else I wanted to talk about. There was, but it wasn´t in the front of my mind. It suddenly dawned on me that there was another issue.
July 2017
I like Dr. Kay he is easy to talk with and kind
July 2017
Dr. Kay is absolutely the finest doctor I have ever had. I have complete confidence in his conclusions. Plus it is always a pleasure to spend time with him.
July 2017
Dr. Kay spent some quality time with me that day. His schedule was more relaxed that day and he the time to go through a long list of questions I had. He is a real asset to your team.
July 2017
Dr. Kay is a great Doctor and his dedication to his patients shows.
June 2017
found dr kay to be an excellent dr.
June 2017
Good.
June 2017
Dr. Kay is great. I never feel like he is rushing me through an appointment. He is always very thorough and kind. I have recommended him to other family members who also really like him and find him to be a doctor who really cares.
June 2017
Dr. Kay is great. He´s pleasant, efficient, and seems genuinely interested in my well-being.
June 2017
I really like Dr. Kay. He´s very practical and takes patient´s concerns into mind.
June 2017
Dr Kay has always spent whatever time I need and has been very thorough.
June 2017
Provided callback to allow me to make or change work travel plans based upon my test results. Very prompt
May 2017
I have moved out of the Issaquah area, but will continue to see Dr. Kay because I have confidence in his diagnoses, medical knowledge, treatment plans, etc. I have been a patient of his for many years and I trust him as my caregiver. Plus, I like him.
May 2017
DR. Kay is excellent.
May 2017
Very good experience
May 2017
I especially appreciate Dr. Kay´s listening skills and his responses
May 2017
Patient, thorough, good explanations to my questions & answered all of them.
May 2017
Love, love, love Dr. Kay.
May 2017
Dr. Kay is outstanding and if he ever leaves I will go wherever he is.
May 2017
Dr. Kay is a great doctor! Always takes time to explain things to me and address my questions.
May 2017
If the care provider we´re talking about is Dr. Kenneth Kay, he has been nothing but outstanding over the 20 plus years I´ve been seeing him.
April 2017
Dr. Kay is extremely helpful, honest, and realistic about cures for troubled joints & spine. Good person & doctor.
April 2017
Dr Kay has always been excellent.
April 2017
Dr. Kay is the best.
April 2017
Dr Kay is very good with me. I´m grateful that he works 1 night per week.
April 2017
I don´t make it easy, but he is god to me
April 2017
Always receive excellent care from Dr. Kay
April 2017
bEEN MY PROVIDER FOR YEAR. vERY HAPPY WITH HIM!
April 2017
dr. K is an excellent doctor. I have been with him for many years and I am very happy.
April 2017
Dr. Kay is great. Caring & honest, doesn´t get much better than him.
March 2017
I had some unsettling symptoms and there was no sign of recognition that this could be distressing, no sign of empathy.
March 2017
Dr. Kay always does a wonderful job. He listens very well and really keeps me involved in decisions about my care. I absolutely trust his advice and appreciate his genuine concern in making sure I receive the best treatment. He is an outstanding physician and I have recommended him to many of my colleagues.
March 2017
Love Dr. Kenneth Kay. Feel very comfortable with him.
March 2017
Not only is Doc. Kay a good doctor, he laughs at my jocks.
March 2017
Dr Kay has been my PCP for many years and is a primary reason that I stay with Virginia Mason. He is the ultimate professional and I trust him completely.
March 2017
I drive in from Puyallup just to see Dr. Kay. He is a great doctor.
February 2017
Dr. Kay is always pleasant and he listens to my questions and concerns.
February 2017
Doctor Kay is an excellent care doctor, he makes sure I follow the routine check & lab tests
February 2017
Dr. Kay has always been a very good physician who is open and honest, making sure I understand everything.
February 2017
Dr. Kay is probably the best doctor I have ever dealt with. He was kind and took as long as I needed to feel comfortable.
February 2017
Excellent experience with Dr Kay.
February 2017
Dr. Kay is excellent. Probably the best doctor I have had.
February 2017
Dr. Kay is excellent in all ways.
February 2017
I like Dr. Kay!
February 2017
Dr. Kay is a wonderful doctor and always listens to my issues and treats accordingly
January 2017
I have always been extremely satisfied with Dr. Kay´s practice. He has been an outstanding clinician, attending to my medical needs for almost 20 years.
January 2017
Good.
January 2017
Dr. Kay is great - he listens well and demonstrates that he truly cares about his patients. My son´s go to Dr. Kay now and I would recommend him highly to anyone.
January 2017
i received excellent care from Dr Kay!!
January 2017
As you can see by my response--I was very impressed.
January 2017
Dr. Kay is a good listener! He asks pertinent questions and is interested helping me with my health problem and solution to getting me back on fy feet, so to speak.