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Lance C. Larson, MD
Internal Medicine
 
4.9 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Profile
Areas of Expertise

Dr. Larson specializes in Internal Medicine and Primary Care.

Special Interests
Preventative medicine
Clinical Experience
Departments
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Primary Care
Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1993, 2003
Education and Professional Achievements
Education
Loyola University School of Medicine, Chicago, 1990
Residency
Internal Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1993; Chief Medical Resident, Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1994
Professional Activities and Awards
Member, 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
Dr. Larson is excellent. He is thorough and efficient, listens well and is clear in his explanations.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2020
Dr Larson always pays attention and discussed my concerns
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2020
Dr. Larson is personable, professional and caring. A credit to the profession.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
Dr Lance Larson is a medical treasure! He has been my PCP since 1996. His accurate diagnoses and treatments have given me countless years of quality living. I have referred him to all my family and friends.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
I had to move to Seaside Oregon because my house sold. I am not willing to give up my PCP doctor so I drove for fours hours to my appointment. I am very satisfied with Dr Larson
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
I have been seeing Dr. Larson for over 20 years. I am extremely happy with his professionalism.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
Excellent. My doctor Lance Larson is terrific. He is thorough, specific, solution focused, and trustworthy.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
Dr Larson is thoughtful in his diagnosis of care. Deliberate and has a plan of treatment.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
Dr Lance Larsen is amazing
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
*Dr. Larson is excellent! Follow-up through email portal is prompt on any questions regarding lab results/prescriptions!
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
Lance Larson will be my doctor until he retires
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
really appreciated the care and communication
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
Appreciate the clear and concise explanations
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
When I described our care to a friend, she said "hang on to Dr. Larson, no doctor ever asked me how I was doing when dealing with her husband who had Parkinson's disease"
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
Very thorough evaluation of my medical issues; good listener
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
Dr Larson is great. He took his time and he listened to my issues.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
*Dr. Larson is an outstanding doctor. He lets the patient describe the problem. He shows concern and excellent medical knowledge. I trust him.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
Dr. Larsen is the best. He was my mother's Dr. Very kind and understanding and makes useful suggestions to improve my health.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
Dr Larson has been great over the years.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
the doctor and the attending nurse were great. Dr. Larson really went the extra mile to help me understand my options. he was exceptional.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
I feel lucky to have *Dr. Larson as my primary point of care.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
Dr. Larson fully explained everything completely and totally engaged me in the discussion. He had a couple of ideas to approach my issues in a different manner. This is what I was hoping for as recommendations from some previous docs hadn't really helped.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
*Dr. Larson's diagnosis is always right on and he takes action!
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
Dr. Larson is excellent. He is out of network on my health insurance but I still pay the big bucks just to see him.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
Dr. Larson covered all the bases. I always feel he has my best interest at heart.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
Lance is great, now my son sees him as well.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
Dr Larson was very good about volunteering information instead of waiting for me to pry it out of him as some MD's are.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
*Dr. Lance Larson was great: -- great communication skills, knowledgeable, patient, & had a great sense of humor.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
Dr. Larson is my first PCP in Washington and he is amazing! He explains everything so perfectly and he is beyond caring.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
Dr. Larsen is an excellent physician. He always takes his time to explore any concerns you may have- I never feel rushed. He is very thorough, professional and caring.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
Dr Larson is always kind and caring. He never rushes during appointments and takes the time to really listen.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
I have recommended Dr. Larson to friends of all ages.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
I really liked Dr. Larson. He did not seem to be rushed. He answered all my questions clearly and he was funny.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
I had my wife with me in the appointment and Dr. Larsen was very attentive to her questions/concerns about the my current medical issue.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
Dr. Larson was amazingly professional, informative, and genuinely caring. Dr. Larson was also very prompt in every way. I am excited that he is my new General Practitioner.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
This was my first experience with Dr. Larson. He was very thorough and very pleasant while providing succinct information.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
Dr. Larson is the best Doctor I have ever had! Always thorough, professional, caring and has a great personality!
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
*Dr. Larson has been my doctor for over 10 years. He always listens and provides good information on my care.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
*Dr. Larson has always been excellent with both my husband and I.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
Dr. Lance Larson was professional and thorough in this appointment. He listened to all my concerns, and followed up with a plan to address my problems, he always shows care and concern about my health.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
I highly value Dr. Larson as my primary care provider. I've only had one other primary care physician I have esteemed as much, and he passed away or I would still be seeing him. Dr. Larson is engaged, quick on the uptake and very sharp on diagnoses. I trust him.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
Dr. Larsen was great to work with as usual, gave me good information, several options, and asked for and cared about my concerns and preferences before recommending a course of action.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
My care giver is a no nonsense excellent Doctor, who takes the time for my well check as well as issues that need to be dealt with.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
Dr. Larson is excellent. been my doctor for many years
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
Excellent
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
Dr. Larson is great. Very inclusive with decision making about care. I appreciate his ability to explain different options and what the benefits and risks of each are.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
Dr Larson is the best!
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
Dr Larson provides excellent health care. He is very attentive and a great listener. He is my highly trusted medical care provider.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
*Dr. Larson is EXCEPTIONAL.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
Dr. Larson has been my primary care provider for over 20 years. He has always responded quickly for any medical needs required. I have been a diabetic the entire time I have seen him. He is a very good Doctor.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
Dr. Larson was excellent. I will refer him to others.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
This was my first telemedicine experience and it was GREAT AND I work in IT so I have a clue how it should be. Exceeded expectations - Dr. Larson and his team ROCK!!!
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
Dr. Larson is the best.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
Dr Larson rocks
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
would have dr. Larson for my primary dr. his panel is full
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
Dr. Larson is exactly the type of personality I look for in a doc. He was enthusiastic, very interested in my past medical history and well versed on what I should try going forward.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
Dr. Lance Larsen is an excellent doctor. I'm glad to be able to see him - for the non-issues I have so far,
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
Dr.Larson is the best provider I've ever had. He is caring, smart and doesn't make me feel like I'm in a rush like other providers do.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
Dr Larson is an outstanding "listener". And what he hears often relates to things the patient may not have considered that important. Bottom line - Dr Larson hearing what was not being said - saved my life!!!
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
this was first meeting with Dr Larsen, and it went well. He was professional and caring.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
Great doc. Listens, explains, does not over react, puts patient at ease. Good humor too, which helps with experience.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
The doctor was professional and straight talking, I felt listened to and comfortable talking to him. I still feel like we did a little bit of rushing. I completely forgot to discuss one thing because we were trying to close up shop quickly at the end and I will likely have to come back to discuss the final issue.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
Waited longer than normal - busy, but took time in exam to explain lab work needed & results.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
Can't say enough great things about Dr. Larson! So thankful to have such a wonderful, thorough & compassionate provider. Always listens to concerns & keeps me involved in decision making. Thanks for the great care.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
I really liked the Dr's explanation about the prostate test to help me make an informed decision.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
Dr. Larson is excellent!
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
I'm lucky to have Dr. Larson as my care provider for the last 20 years or so.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
Dr Larson is an excellent Physician. His care and detail oriented mind saved my life in 2008.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
Dr. Larson is an outstanding physician.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
Dr. Larson has always been excellent with my husband and I we value him as our physician.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
Dr. was great and quick. He explained that i'd be able to see my results online, and indeed I was able to see all my lab results online, and even get my prescription notice on text right away. Then i received a phone call to let me know my results were online.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
I drive from Federal Way to see Dr. Larson. Enough said.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
No problems or treatments being discussed. Yearly exam. Dr. Larsen is always professional and give me (and I assume all patients) enough time as to not feel rushed. Caring physician.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
Dr. Larson always shows real concern in regard to my health, keeps me informed and makes plans for my future care, I really trust him
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
I trust Dr. Larson with my whole family. Not just mine but the whole family members' experience with him is always excellent.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
Dr. Larson was effective at evaluating my health and providing good recommendations for improving my health.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
Dr. Larson is the best I've dealt with. I always recommend him to people. Not only he's knowledgeable and professional, he does show the personal care for his patients.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
Dr. Larson is very compassionate.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
I have been going to *Dr. Larson for 25 years now. If I need to reach him I use the portal and he responds within a day or two.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
Really love working with Dr Larson. He has been exceptional for the entire time i have been with him.( 15 years +)
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
been with Dr Larsen 25 years. he knows me well. great doctor.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
No complaints! Excellent CARE!
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
I really like Dr Larson. I would recommend him to anyone who will accept a matter of fact communication, who is very honest.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
I really trust Dr. Larson, won't go to anyone else
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
Consistantly excellent care from Dr. Larson over many years now.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
All was great.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
Dr. Lance Larson is the very best.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
I have been a patient of my caregiver for many years and he is top notch.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
Dr. Larson is an excellent physician. I have the utmost confidence in his care & advice.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
I am involved in making decisions on my health and I appreciate that.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
Dr. Lance Larson has been my doctor for, I think, about 25 years. He was great when I started, even better now. Friendly, funny, appropriately inquisitive, very thorough. He cares about the whole person, not just the symptom of the day.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
I had an annual physical DR. Larsen was very thorough and pleasant. explain everything to me what I needed to do for my health going forward. and followed up as soon as he received my blood work results.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
Great experience
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
I appreciate the thoroughness of the wellness check up (physical).