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Lars Kaine, MD
Family Medicine
 
4.9 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Profile
Special Interests
Dr. Kaine has special interests in preventive medicine for women and men, and he has interests in adolescent and pediatric health, diabetes and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ) Care.
Personal Information
Dr. Kaine enjoys hiking and traveling, and he finds eating different foods is the best part of his travels.
Clinical Experience
Departments
Specialties
Family Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Primary Care, Transgender Health, Pediatrics
Board Certifications
American Board of Family Medicine
Education and Professional Achievements
Education
University of Arizona, College of Medicine, Tucson, 2007
Residency
St. Joseph’s Hospital & Medical Center, Phoenix, 2010
Professional Activities and Awards
Member, American Academy of Family Physicians Member, American Medical Association Philip Dew Award for Excellence in Primary Care, 2007
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
 
5.0 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
 
4.9 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.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
Dr. Kaine knows I am a (retired) RN and communicates thoughtfully with me. He is knowledgeable, kind, and empathetic.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
Me and Dr. Kaine are like, two peas in a pod"
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
Dr. Kaine is the best doctor I've ever worked with. He is considerate, patient, knowledgeable and I leave each visit feeling like he genuinely cares about my well-being. I am so grateful for him!
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
great bedside manner!
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
My doctor is awesome! Very knowledgeable, caring and thorough.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
The doc and team are most excellent-
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
Good and prompt exchange of information
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
Dr. Lars Kaine is wonderful!!!!!!
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
Dr. Kaine is exceptional. I am rather leery of doctors, as my history with most western medical professionals has been unpleasant. I generally avoid going, if possible. However, Dr. Kaine is kind, thoughtful, considerate, and reassuring. I have nothing but positive things to say about him and how much I appreciate his care.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
I have recommended Lars Kaine to several Family members and Friends
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
Dr. Kaine was great as always.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
A wonderful experience as the doctor listened and responded to all of my questions very clearly and details.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
*Dr. Kaine is very personable and makes you feel like he is fully invested in your health.1
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
I like that Dr.Kaine wrote down the steps and items that I need to do. Thank you for writing down the notes for me.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
Like I said before I love how he cares for everyone.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
Video conference went well.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
Dr Kaine always takes his time with you and never rushes the appointment. He listens to all concerns and addresses them. I always feel that I am getting the best care with him.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
*Dr. Kaine is way better than my previous dr.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
Dr. Kaine is great he really listens to my concerns and has good suggestions. And he's always happy and has a smile on his face.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
Dr. Kaine is a great doctor. Open, direct but also kind and caring. My husband and I really like him, and know that we are in great care, just like when we had Dr. Paplow.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
We are so thankful for *Dr. Kaine! He never seems rushed and always shows great engagement with us.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
Excellent experience, Dr Kaine is the best!
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
Dr Kaine is amazing!
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
Dr Kaine gives the best care I've ever had: he's compassionate, listens and echoes my concerns, and clearly explains plans of action.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
I really like and respect Dr. Lars Kaine
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
My experience with Dr. Kaine was all excellent.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
He is always very attentive
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
Dr Kaine and staff are amazing
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
Always friendly, thorough and professional
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
The doctor is always great
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
Both nurse and doctor were positive, friendly and professional.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
Took the time to listen. Also had looked through my chart from previous visits to followup on concerns from then
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
Caring and informative. I feel comfortable with Dr. Kaine!
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
I came in with a list of syptoms and questions. Dr.K addressed all of my questions and concerns.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
very pleased with Dr. Kaine
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
Dr. Kaine is awesome and our family hopes we never have to switch providers.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
Dr. Kaine is knowledgeable and very personable.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
*Lars Kaine is an exceptional doctor. He lets me share my concerns & issues at ease & listens to me carefully & diagnoses me properly.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
I WOULD GIVE DR. KAIN A HIGHER RATING IF POSSIBLE
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
I refer all the time..
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
Dr Kaine rocks!
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
Excellent - caring - respectful doctor. Truly a DOCTOR'S DOCTOR.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
Dr. Kaine is amazing. I am lucky to have him as my Primary.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
Dr. Kaine is an excellent provider, very thorough and I have high confidence in him.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
Lars is an outstanding provider, who provides timely and comprehensive service. I always trust his opinion and medical expertise.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
Dr. Kaine is fantastic and the sole reason that I attend Virginia Mason! He is extremely thorough in his explinations and incredibly nice. The times that my wife has attended my appointment with me he is very welcoming and friendly. He is everything that I would want in a regular doctor and I highly recommend him and the care I receive at Virginia Mason to everyone. Thank you for being such a fantastic doctor Dr. Kaine!
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
Dr. Kaine is one of the best doctors I have had the pleasure of working with. He is a critical asset to VM.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
I have already recommended Dr Kaine to friends of mine.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
I have confidence in Dr. Kaine and would recommend him.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
I was very pleased with the care Dr. Kaine provided at my most recent appointment. He listened to my input and provided options without forcing anything. He appeared willing to explore whatever treatment we though would work for me.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
Dr. Kaine is a very nice, kind, understanding and talented doctor.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
Dr. Kaine is wonderful
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
*Dr. Kaine is great as always.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
Dr. Lars Kaine has been my physician for several years. He is kind and great in communication with patients. He is very knowledgeable and has been a pleasure to be with during these appointments. He is the best.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
I LOVE DR. KAINE. he's the best doctor I've ever had.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
Dr. Kaine is wonderful!!
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
professional and thorough care by dr kaine
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
Every thing's coming up rose's.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
Dr. Kaine is an excellent doctor and I feel fortunate to have him as my primary care doctor. Dr. Kaine is a good listener, very professional, good at communicating, spends the time I need to go over my concerns, and good at recommending any needed tests or follow up care.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
*Lars has always shown concern and interest in my health, always open to what I have to say. He is easy to talk to and explains any questions I might have about my conditions and medications.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
Dr. Kaine is awesome.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
I feel very good about the relationship wit Dr. Kaine
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
Lars Kaine is a Rockstar in my mind and the best doctor I have ever worked with
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
excellent
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
Dr. Kaine is empathetic and really seems to care about me as a patient
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
Dr Kaine is top notch. he has a great demeanor and takes the time to review concerns and issues until I'm satisfied. He reminds me in many ways of Dr Pittenger. A Dr that I felt was a friend in some ways.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
Lars Kaine is the best doctor I've ever had. I drive all the way from South Seattle to see him! :-)
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
This was my first visit with Dr. Kaine and I was very pleased.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
Dr Kaine is fantastic!
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
*Dr. Kaine is the best provider I've ever had. He cares & takes care of his patients with genuine concern. I trust his diagnoses & treatment recommendations.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
*Dr. Kaine is patient, delightful and caring.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
Love Dr Kaine!
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2019
He was incredible kind, patient, and receptive to my thoughts and concerns. I haven't had this kind of quality care in nearly a decade.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2019
Dr. Kaine always treats and sees kind and carefully.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2019
An amazing Doctor, I very much appreciated the visit, confident and very friendly.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
Dr. Kaine spent more time with me than he probably should have and listened to all my concerns attentively. He was very helpful, and I appreciate it.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
great doctor
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
Always a excellent experience. Always on time, is very knowledgeable & listens to what you have to say. You find a dr. that you like and does a excellent job it treating you. (*Dr. Lars Kaine MD.)
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
Dr. Kane takes good care of me.