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Mariko Kita, MD
Neurology
 
4.9 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Profile
Special Interests
Clinical Experience
Departments
Specialties
Neurology, Multiple Sclerosis
Board Certifications
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Education and Professional Achievements
Education
Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago, 1994
Internship
Internal Medicine, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, 1995
Residency
Neurology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1998
Fellowships
Neuroimmunology, Mt. Zion Multiple Sclerosis Center, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, 2000
Professional Activities and Awards
Director, Virginia Mason Multiple Sclerosis Center
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
 
5.0 out of 5 stars
My confidence in provider
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider spoke in clear language
 
5.0 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
 
4.8 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 - July 2019
*Dr. Kita is great!
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
My doctor is Mariko Kita and she's the reason I am with Virginia Mason. She is simply the best, amazing doctor and person and so knowledgable of the MS condition.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
Dr Kita is an amazing physician. She has a unique and beautiful way of blending together a very friendly manner and medical attention. One of the best if not the best neurologist I have seen for my condition!
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
I have recommended Dr. Kita to others. She is the main reason I stay at VM.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
*Dr. Kita is absolutely amazing! From how worried she gets about her patients when things are going bad, to how happy & excited she is when things are good. I truly feel she cares immensely about her patients.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2019
I absolutely love Dr. Kita, she is an amazing physician.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2019
Dr. Kita is the BEST!! She is easy to talk with about concerns and helps to set a plan for the future.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2019
Dr Kita continues to be an amazing resource and advocate for me. I appreciate her care each time that I see her.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2019
Dr.Kita is the very best, I am blessed to be her patient!
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2019
Dr. Kita was amazing! She gave me so much of her time to help me. She explained things clearly and listened carefully. She demonstrated empathy, care, and humor.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2019
*Dr. Kita is tops!
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2019
She was rushed given that I originally didn't have and appointment so, taking everything into account grateful.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2019
I just love Dr. Kita! By far the best Neurologist I have ever seen...and I have seen a lot!
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2019
I was very satisfied
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2019
*Dr. Kita is the best! Always up on the latest info and always very caring and a good listener.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2019
I have referred Dr Kita previously and would do it again anytime.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2019
Dr. Kita is excellent. I find her easy to talk to and very informative and on this occasion, very comforting.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2019
Dr Kita is the best, and she communicates in a way that is compassionate and honest. I trust her completely.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2019
No one is better than Dr. Kita!
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2019
Dr. Kita is THE BEST!! So caring, so knowledgeable, never rushed, ensures ALL of my questions are answered, and allows me to fully participate in decision making for my care options. Couldn't have a better doctor for this medical issue, and my excellent health is proof of that.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2019
I can get a neurologist closer to my home,but Dr Kita is wonderful
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2019
*Dr. Kita is my long term care provider. She is everything a smart, strong, efficient, caring physician should be, and perhaps many more positive adjectives that I haven't used.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2019
Dr Kita always listens to my concerns, explains things in a way that I understand, caring, and spends quality time doing exams. I always feel comfortable and informed after a visit.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2019
Dr. Kita is WELL worth the wait. I appreciate her professional, yet friendly demeanor as well as her clinical expertise.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2019
I have been with *Dr. Kita for many years because she listens to me. Acknowledges that I know my body & have good intuition. Plus she has a vast bank of experience & research to bring to our 2-way discussions. In the end of each visit she presents a decisions & asks if I agree.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2019
Dr. Kita is one of my favorite doctors. She listens, shows concern and gives me hope about my condition. She is always willing to take time and make sure I get appointments even when it's not for the neurology dept. She is one of the best doctors around. I feel I'm in good hands under her care.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2019
I have been a patient of *Dr. Kita for almost 19 years. I would never even consider not seeing her as we have a very good rapport.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2019
I would recommend Dr. Kita to anyone who has MS in a heartbeat. And I have.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2019
*Dr. Kita has always been a very caring professional that includes me in the plan. This last visit she spent extra time with me for a new finding on my MRI on top of my chronic neurological disease. She even consulted with neurosurgery right then. She is wonderful!
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2019
Best doctor I've ever had.