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Michael Sutters, MD, MRCP
Nephrology
 
4.9 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
Locations
Profile
Special Interests
General Nephrology, Polycystic Kidney Disease
Personal Information
Dr. Sutters loves the Pacific Northwest. He enjoys fly fishing and snowboarding during his leisure time. He also plays the violin in a local orchestra.
Clinical Experience
Departments
Specialties
Nephrology, Fluid & Electrolyte Disorders, Hypertension, Pancreas and Kidney Transplantation, Renal Disease
Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty in Nephrology
Education and Professional Achievements
Education
Imperial College, St. Mary’s Hospital, London, England, 1983 BA, Physiology, St. Peter's College, Oxford University, 1980
Internship
St. Mary’s Hospital, London, England, 1984
Residency
Internal Medicine, Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, 1999 Cardiology, Internal Medicine and Nephrology, Addenbrooke's and Papworth Hospitals, Cambridge, UK, 1989 Neurology and Nephrology, St. Mary's Hospital, London, 1984
Fellowships
Nephrology, Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, 1997 Nephrology, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, 1995 Honorary Senior Registrar, University College Medical School, London; and Visiting Scientist, Yale University School of Medicine, 1992
Professional Activities and Awards
Member, American Society of Nephrology Affiliate Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine Assistant Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, 2000-2008
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
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
My confidence in provider
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider spoke in clear language
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider's effort to include me in decisions
 
4.8 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
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June 2018
*Dr. Sutters is a very fine doctor. I always get excellent service and enjoy my visits with him.
May 2018
Dr. Sutters is a fabulous physician that is very thoughtful and caring. Fantastic!
May 2018
*Dr. Sutters without a _____ is the best!
May 2018
*Dr. Weiss is very intelligent. He handed me a medical paper. As a person with a graduate degree, I could read and understand the test, but I wondered if that would be the case with most patients. Otherwise, I found him highly passionate & concerned.
May 2018
*Dr. Sutters is excellent. I have talked with him about other issues (not nephrology related) and he was most helpful.
May 2018
*Dr. Sutters is very approachable and answered our questions and concerns in a caring & compassionate way.
March 2018
he is extremely compassionate and it shows in his care. he takes the time necessary and even though he was running late, he did not make you feel rushed, he still provided the care necessary.
March 2018
Seniors need more monitoring not less - especially when in 80´s - do not appreciate being told to see your internist, vs. specialists. Once you reach 80 you are dismissed -
March 2018
Dr. Sutters is always very concerned and listened to any concerns I may have.
March 2018
Wow!! Dr. Sutters is the best dr. ever! 1st visit - He is amazing!!
March 2018
Dr. Sutters is excellent! - Would rate above the scale - 6s.
February 2018
Excellent doctor.
February 2018
Dr. Sutters is a consummate professional. I have a high degree of confidence in him.
February 2018
Kind, compassionate doctor- I trust his judgment.
February 2018
Seeing Dr. Sutter first visit. He was very thorough. Thanks!
January 2018
Dr. Sutters took the time to call me with lab results that same evening despite saying he might not have results for a couple days!
January 2018
Dr. Sutters is EXCELLENT in every way.
December 2017
Dr. Sutters is very knowledgeable and is able to explain in detail my condition. He an excellent troubleshooter.
December 2017
Since our original meeting & are I have never had better care - And I have tested that system in several states.
November 2017
Dr. Sutters is the best!
November 2017
Dr. Sutters always call me if there is a problem. Dr. Sutters goes beyond the call of duty. He takes time and explains my diabetic problem.
November 2017
He never seems hurried he dictates our visit in front of me which verifies what we discussed. He is an exceptional provider!
November 2017
Dr. Sutters has been my doctor for many years. He has been the most thorough, caring professional that I have had the honor to get to know.
November 2017
Dr. Sutters is excellent ! He is by far my favorite Dr. to interact with at VM.
November 2017
Dr. Sutters is a wonderful doctor. He makes sure I understand the solution to my problem.
August 2017
Dr. Sutters is the consumate professional. I am grateful for his continued medical care. VM should be very proud to have him in their employ.
August 2017
Dr. Sutters is very patient, knowledgeable, has great bedside manners, and spends enough time with his patients.
August 2017
Dr Sutter has been the most thorough doctor I have had at Virginia mason and one of only two in my 50 plus years that completes care circle so to speak and address all concerns, after listening all concerns without the patient having to repeat self many times.
August 2017
Dr Sutter is the BEST Dr I have ever experienced at VM. My team of Doctors at V M have kept me alive 10 years longer than expected.
July 2017
Dr. Sutters Always dictates over the phone my visit while I´m there, so I always know what´s going on with me!
July 2017
I hope the surgeon he does my surgery. I thought the doctor showed great concern and gave me great confidence in him. A real down to earth guy!
June 2017
Dr. Sutters is outstanding.
June 2017
Dr Sutters is everything one could hope for in a physician. I would not hesitate to recommend him to my friends and family.
June 2017
Dr. Sutters has been awsome since day one from the surgery to post care and continues to do a awsome job, is very nice and explains things very well. We are lucky to have got him as our provider.
May 2017
Dr. Sutter is an absolutely outstanding physician, in all aspects of care. He gets a double A+! His knowledge of human physiology, his ability to translate that into understandable levels, his sensitivity to psychosocial aspects of care, his holistic approach to patient care....surpassed by none.
May 2017
Dr. Sutters is the consummate professional. He is genuinely interested in my condition. He discusses his thinking clearly and elicits my own. I feel we are very much in sync regarding my treatment.
May 2017
This was my first visit to Virginia Mason and it was an exceptional one!!!
April 2017
Dr. Sutters is a great doctor. he is the best I have ever worked with!
April 2017
This person took 3 phone calls, never apologized, and they were lengthy - during my time!
March 2017
Again, first time visit here, and first time with this provider.... but my experience was excellent, and far above what I have received from local care providers in Bellingham
March 2017
Both Dr. Sutters & Dr. Porter are excellent patient _____ and both are courteous & professional.
March 2017
All marks should be 5 - very good. Dr. Sutters is wonderful.
March 2017
Best doctor I´ve ever seen in my life.
March 2017
excellent Doctor I really trust him.
February 2017
Dr. Sutters is a first class professional in every way. He acknowledges my interest and input and is careful to incorporate it in the decisions that we make, together.
January 2017
Exceptionally fine physician: Extremely knowledgeable, kind, thorough.
January 2017
Very good.
January 2017
Dr. Sutters is concerned about the whole person, not just the body parts associated with his specialty! A superb and trusted physician.
January 2017
My nephrology doctor, SUTTERS, very kind and gives me confidence. Excellent.