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Kristie Blade, MD, PhD
Internal Medicine
 
4.8 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
Locations
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Profile
Special Interests
Peri-operative medicine, heart disease and palliative care
Personal Information
Outside of her practice, Dr. Blade enjoys reading, downhill skiing and spending time with family and friends.
Clinical Experience
Departments
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Primary Care, Adult Weight Management
Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine
Education and Professional Achievements
Education
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, 2001
Internship
Internal Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, 2002
Residency
Internal Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, 2004
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
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider showed concern
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider explained things clearly
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider included you in decisions
 
4.8 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
DR Blade is always very conscientious, caring, taking time to listen to my problems. I have recommended her to other friends.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2020
Always an excellent experience with Dr. Blade and her team at VM Lynnwood clinic.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
Good experience! We established a plan and concluded our visit.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
It was a rushed visit,(thank you Covid) I was in and out quickly, which is fine with me. I just wish I had more time to spend with my DR. in future appts.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
This was my first visit with *Dr. Blade - I found her to be very personable and truly interested in my health problem. She is a good listener and very caring. I wish to continue seeing her as my primary care physician.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
Love *Dr. Blade she really listens.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
Very happy with *Dr. Blade and her care team!!
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
have always recommended Dr Blade, she really listens
Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
My personal physician is Kristie Blade. She is caring, knowledgeable and a fantastic doctor.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
As always, Dr Blade explains everything and answers my questions very well.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
*Dr. Blade is always very professional, attentive and caring.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
All experiences great.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
love dr blade! I wish she was my primary care.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
MD very attentive.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
*Dr. Blade was her usual kind, thoughtful self. I VERY MUCH like her.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
She listened to my concerns and discussed what options for next steps in treatment.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
Dr. Blade is a wonderful physician! She talks to her patients on a personal and caring level that makes them feel more comfortable. This is very much appreciated, especially when discussing embarrassing or concerning matters.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
We have an excellent care provider, Dr. Blade and her staff. She's amazing and cares for her patients!
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
Dr. Blade is always above expectations!
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
I would definitely recommend Dr Blade she is excellent. She is very kind and caring and she make sure that you understand all of her directions and input. She's a very good communicator and I really trust her
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
I've been a patient of Dr Blades for years & she has always been easy to talk to & listens to my concerns. I have recommended her to a friend who is now a patient of Dr. Blades also.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
I love Dr Blade and recommend her to all. She is perfect and should be given a raise!
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
Kristy Blade is very compassionate..a great listener.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
Dr. Blade is efficient and thorough, always takes time to listen and consider to what I say. I feel confident that I am receiving very good care.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
I really appreciate the care Dr. Blade provides. She listens, is kind but also very clear and direct. She thoroughly explains everything in a very relatable way. I appreciate that I never feel rushed or that my questions are not important.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
I have recommended Dr Blade to numerous people. I have switched insurance providers in order to keep her as my primary care provider!
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
Dr. Blade was very good at approaching my concerns in a holistic manner. Appreciate the helpful handouts she gave me.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
I was incredibly impressed with DR Blade she went above and beyond to be informative she took her time with me she seem to genuinely care
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
Best doc I've EVER had!!!
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
I am so delighted with the time Dr. Blade spent with me, how she connected with me, and her skills!
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
My respect for and appreciation of *Dr. Blade continues to increase over time. I trust her, feel safe with and never judged by her, and feel I can talk to her about any health concerns no matter how personal.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
Dr. Blade is very patient when dealing with elderly patients.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
I was impressed with Dr. Blake and would definitely recommend.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
Good. Very timely.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
*Dr. Blade shows interest and listens well.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
Dr. Blade is just the best! I haven't had to visit the clinic often but, not that I'm getting older, I am finding that my issues are changing. Dr. Blade gives me all the respect and attention I need.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
Dr. Blade is always very kind and listens very well
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
First time seeing Dr. Blade. She was very approachable. She discussed what she thought might be causing my problem but took precaution of having an exray. Then she referred me to Ortho. I would definitely see her again.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
Dr Blade is great. I love how she includes me in the discussion instead of just telling me what the treatment is.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
Dr. Blade is awesome! I'll keep her as long as she works for VM. She's a keeper.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
*Dr. Blade is always caring. She took the time to email me my test results on a Friday evening knowing I was concerned about leaving town on a weekend flight.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
I love Dr. Blade! She's so awesome! I will keep coming back to see her for all my medical needs.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
best doctor I've had
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
*Dr. Blade is wonderful!
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
Dr. Blade is the best doctor. She is patient, friendly, concern my health, explain every single question. Also, she reply my email very quickly.