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Mary E. Hjelm, ARNP
4.8 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Special Interests
General ear, nose and throat; sinusitus; ear infections; and cerumen impactations
Personal Information
Spending time with family and kayaking.
Clinical Experience
Board Certifications
National Certification Corporation (NCC)
Education and Professional Achievements
ARNP, UC Davis, Los Angeles, 1993
Professional Activities and Awards
Member, Society of Otorhinolaryngology and Head-Neck Nurses
Patient Ratings and Comments
Patient Ratings
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Would recommend provider
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider's friendliness and courtesy
4.8 out of 5 stars
My confidence in provider
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider spoke in clear language
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider's effort to include me in decisions
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider's explanation of condition or problem
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider's concern for questions and worries
4.7 out of 5 stars
Time provider spent with me
4.7 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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February 2018
I thought Mary was very thorough and helpful.
February 2018
Took good care of me for me being there for the first time.
January 2018
Mary provided the exact service I requested
January 2018
I felt treated like a child NO details, easy dismissal of my needs Reprimands not needed.
December 2017
Mary has care for me in the utmost friendly & professional way. Very confident in her work, and at the same time "gentle". I recommend her highly. Takes time to know her patient need and addresses the problem carefully and with a gentle touch. 5. Explicit instructions.
December 2017
Mary Hjelm is an excellent provider who genuinely cares about my overall health. I feel fortunate to be able to see her.
November 2017
Mary Hjelm is the BEST! She´s cleaned out my ears twice now & I have recommended her to numerous friends who have the same issue I do. #10. I already have!
August 2017
Mrs. Hjelm is so good at ear cleaning. By far the best I have ever had. I told everyone to go to her.
July 2017
Mary Hjelm was an exceptional professional. I felt very confident in her care.
June 2017
Mary Hjelm is the best!!
May 2017
The nurse assistant was personal/friendly & did very good work. Mary is the best person I would go to for... Always friendly & _____.
April 2017
Mary Hjelm is always so wonderful with my son. She does a great job cleaning his ears and is so kind and gentle with him. He actually looks forward to seeing her because she does such a great job.
April 2017
ARNP Mary Hjelm always is efficient, and caring -
April 2017
Mary was excellent all around.
March 2017
She just seemed hurried. Very pleasant and knowledgeable, just too hurried.
February 2017
Mary Hjeim is excellent! Extra accommodating _____ my husband who is in a wheelchair.
February 2017
Mary is a world-class professional with remarkable competence & friendly charm. Mary is one reason we stay with VMMC.
January 2017
Mary Hjelm is the best
January 2017
All good.
December 2016
Excellent Virginia Mason employee!
November 2016
Mary Hjelm exceeded my expectations. I will continue seeing Mary for future appts.
October 2016
She is the BEST!!
September 2016
Mary is "just right" and takes good care of me.
September 2016
#8. A OK.
August 2016
I thought Mary did an outstanding job of informing me of my options and what I do next in terms of my hearing testing. I love working with Mary, a very competent Swedish Dr
June 2016
#5. None required. #9. Very confident. #10. You bet.
June 2016
Dr. Hjelm is a terrific care provider. 5 star.
June 2016
Love Mary Hjelm
May 2016
Very good.
May 2016
Not clear re: getting ride of fluid in ear.
April 2016
Mary is a gem!
April 2016
This was a routine visit for ear wax removal. Not much interaction required.
April 2016
Providers answered all my questions - She had a picture to explain my problem which I really appreciated.
March 2016
The equipment necessary to diagnose my problem was not available. #8. In a hurry.
January 2016
I already have recommended Mary Hjelm to someone else - she was really good! And she was very kind.