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Kenneth L. Kay, MD
Internal Medicine
 
4.9 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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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.
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
 
4.8 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 - October 2020
I've been seeing Dr. Kay for ages and find him very responsive, kind, and easy to work with.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2020
Dr Kay is GREAT
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2020
Extremely pleased with *Dr. Kay.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2020
As Always, Dr. Kay and Virginia Mason are leaders in the health care profession.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2020
I am very pleased with Dr. Kay.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2020
Dr. Kay is awesome
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2020
Dr. Kay is always a team player and works with the patient and their needs.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
As usual, Dr. Kay was outstanding.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
*Dr. Kay is wonderful. We have been seeing him since he started in Issaquah so many years ago.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
Dr.Kay is always right, I would recommend him in an minutes
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
very good
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
That is why I changed to *Dr. Kay. Previous was poor. Love *Dr. Kay.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
*Dr. Kay is a good doctor. The problem is he is not a very nice person. Bedside manner is lacking.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
*Kenneth Kay is the best doctor and provider I know - that's why I go to him. 100% amazing!
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
*Dr. Kay is professional, competent, & is interested in his patients. He is always attentive & conversive.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
Always positive, relatable.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
I have always received excellent care from Dr Kay and I am happy to be his patient. When he is in the office he always responds to my questions promptly.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
dr. kay is great
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
Dr Kaye is an outstanding physician. I've been seeing him for years. an asset to VM
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
Doctor even called me at home to explain change in medication.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
I appreciate the fact that the doctor listens openly and offers pros and cons when required. He doesn't rush or make the patient feel as though he is on a time crunch.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
*Dr. Kay has always given the best care.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
Excellent
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
*Dr. Kay is excellent.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
Dr. Kay and the whole staff @ V. Mason are wonderful. they treat me like a King, I need to buy a king hat.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
Dr Kay is the best! Very personable, thorough, and listens carefully to everything I had to say
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
Dr. Kay is a wonderful Dr.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
Love Dr. Kay. He's an outstanding physician.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
I was not impressed during this visit, the doctor seemed distant
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
I'm just getting to know the doctor as I am a new patient and he has done a very good job of putting me at ease and building my confidence in him and the VMMC system.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
Dr. Kenneth Kay listens and seems concerned. He has a good manner about him. I feel very confident in his abilities
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
good
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
Dr Kay is the best
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
overall, was as good as it gets for something with so many variables as health care
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
They were very good at listening to my concerns and what I wanted during my visit.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
Despite the delay the care provider answered all my questions and responded to both concerns I had for my visit.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
great doctor
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
my team is excellent
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
*Dr. Kay addressed my issues & referred me to the proper specialist & prescribed me meds for immediate relief.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
I really appreciate Dr. Kay, and he put me at ease with my symptoms, after evaluating the results.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
I am a long term returning patient to Dr Kay for my annual wellness check
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
I would highly recommend Dr. Kay, and I have.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
All my questions were answered.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
easy to talk to
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
Dr Kay always takes time to listen to my concerns. He never buts in if I'm way off base. He really does a thorough job when it comes to covering all issues. I'm grateful for that as it impacts my life in a positive way.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
Have been with Dr Kay for many years and he has my trust
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
Dr. Kay is an excellent primary care doctor. He goes out of his way to listen and respond to me and is very diligent about getting back to me with lab results which is greatly appreciated.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
Dr. Kenneth Kay is an overall amazing doctor who discusses everything with you and gets to know you as a patient. He is one of the main reasons why I will continue to come back.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
I have recommended many co workers to see Dr. Kenneth Kay
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
Dr. Kay was very professional.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
Doctor was very well informed about all actions prior to my arrival.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
Great Doctor!!
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
The comments pertain to Dr. Kay, who is wonderful.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
I am not a good patient and he has the patience of a saint with me
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
Dr. Kay provides excellent care. takes his time with explaining and listens well to all questions and feedback.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
Dr. Kay is the best!
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
Most of the discussions were brief, but I was satisfied that I was getting clear answers.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
He took the time necessary to answer my questions and inform me.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
He was fine in his actions as a physician, but the nurses and other staff were telling other patients that had come in after me that he usually runs late in the afternoons. I understand emergencies can arise, but I got the feeling that was not the case here. I think this doctor needs a lesson in time management.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
My doctor is very knowledgeable in treating my health issues. His diagnosis and advice is sound. And he makes sure that I understand my options and works with me in my decisions on medication treatments.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
Dr Kay is the best doctor I have had in all of my medical experiences and encounters.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
Dr Kay is the very best!!
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
*Dr. Kay is the BEST. 1. The best.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
Dr Kay is the only dr that I currently have that I feel whole heartedly cares about me as a patient.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
Only my second appointment with Dr Kay and was pleasant and not rushed.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
I cannot say enough good things about Dr. Kay. he is a doctor that I continue to visit because he is so enjoyable. he genuinely cares for me. I had not seen him in the last 6 months yet he remembered the trips I had planned during that 6 month stretch. always impressed with Dr. Kay
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
Dr Kay is always kind courteous and caring. he puts you at ease and gives you his full attention
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
Dr Kay is great. He communicates very well and at a level I understand. He actively listens to comments and health concerns.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
Dr. Kay is an outstanding physician. He is the primary reason why our family stays with Virginia Mason.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
Dr. Kay is a highly skilled physician as well as a kind and compassionate man. The care that he has provided for years has been, and will surely continue to be, exemplary.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
awesome experience.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
Totally happy with dr Kay
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
I wish there was an Excellent tab to describe my care from Dr Kay. it's all about relationship. He's wonderful!