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Nkeiruka Duze, MD, FACP
Concierge Medicine
 
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Areas of Expertise

Dr. Duze provides primary care to adults of all ages with a broad range of acute and chronic medical conditions. Her areas of expertise include General internal medicine, preventive medicine, geriatrics, women’s health, high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity and treatment of anxiety and depression. She also provides care to medically complex patients.

Special Interests

Preventive care, hypertension and diabetes

Personal Information

When not busy practicing medicine, Dr. Duze enjoys spending time with her husband and three children. She enjoys walking, reading, listening to music, dancing, connecting with friends and family.

Clinical Experience
Departments
Specialties
Concierge Medicine, Executive Health, Internal Medicine, Primary Care
Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine
Education and Professional Achievements
Education
Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, 2006
Internship
Internal Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, 2007
Residency
Internal Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, 2009
Professional Activities and Awards

Fellow, American College of Physicians
Chair, Underrepresented Voices in Health Care Belonging Group at Virginia Mason
Physician Champion, Care for the Colleague Program at Virginia Mason
Member, Virginia Mason Physician and APP Well-Being Committee
Member, American Medical Association
Member, American College of Physician Advisors
Member, Washington State Medical Association

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
 
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Provider explained things clearly
 
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Provider included you in decisions
 
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Provider discussed treatment options
 
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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 - November 2020
Nkeiruka explained everything. She took the time to make sure I knew my results and what they meant. She made me feel better about my results and calmed me. she took hours to make sure I had a great overall picture of my health and next steps I needed to do for the next year.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
OMG. Am I going to miss Nkeira Duze, MD!
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
I have recommended *Dr. Duze for years. Not just in person, but also on Twitter a few years ago by private DM with a couple of women asked abut MD's of color in Seattle.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
Dr Duze is the best!
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
*MD Duze is amazing I would recommend her at any time.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
Sorry this care provider is leaving GREAT provider.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
Excellent provider. so very very sorry she's leaving this clinic!!
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
Dr. Duze has always been wonderful and caring. She always listens to you and does not rush you through the appt. So lucky to have had her as my physician!! I will truly miss her! Not to many Drs. around like her any longer.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
*Dr. Duze has been a very good doctor, listens well and provides excellent service. Sorry to see her go, wish you have more doctors like her. Can't wait to have her back.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
Brilliant caring!
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
I wish I could keep *Dr. Duze as my doctor. She will be missed.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
she not only treat us a patient but also a friend
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
*Dr. Duze is a really exceptional doctor. She genuinely cares about her patients, and I always feel safe & confident in her care.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
Dr. Duze is an incredible person! She is quite frankly the best primary care doctor, ever. I was lucky to have had her as my primary care doctor over the past several years. I wish her well in her new role, and I will miss her.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
Dr Duze is the best primary care physician I have ever had. She is so caring, makes me feel like family. I used to have a phobia about doctors, but that melted away from my first meeting with her. I will miss her more than I can say!
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
Dr Duze, Is concerns about the whole you, mind, body and soul.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
love Dr. Duze- she seems to genuinely care and never makes me feel like she's rushing to get to the next patient. She listens. She doesn't treat me with disdain because I'm overweight like so many Doctors have.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
Always a great experience with Dr. Duze!
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
Very good doctor in listening & understanding patients.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
I have had an excellent relationship with Dr. Duze, and she has always provided topnotch care and takes the time needed to understand me and explain things to my satisfaction. I am shorting going to be moving away and I will miss her very much. I feel very lucky to have had her for my PCP. She is one in a million!
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
*Dr. Duze is great! She's so energetic and personable. She always asks what's going on in my life (and seems to care) & shows genuine interest. Laughs easily. Easy to take with. Someone recommended her to me and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend her to to others!
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
Dr Duze is very caring and supportive of my treatment and health as well as my wellbeing.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
DR. DUZE IS AMAZING...I've never had a doctor like her...I truly love being her patient -- I consider myself extremely lucky to be her patient
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
Dr Duze and her staff are absolutely amazing! I have needed a lot of forms filled out for both on the job injury and other medical leaves of absence and they have been stellar in communication and getting forms filled out and faxed with little turn-around time. They also answer my questions thoroughly and in a very timely manner. Dr Duze is also very encouraging, warm, supportive and she listens well.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
Dr. Duze is amazing. I love talking with her because she tells me important things I need to know, but gives me time to digest things. Then she answers my questions. Then we decide what to do. I never feel rushed.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
Dr Duze is wonderful she listen's thoughtfully and lets me explain totally before she begins this discussion and stops to ask me how I feel about it and if I have any concerns.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
Dr. Duze is thorough and detailed. I always feel better and my understanding is clearer after seeing Dr. Duze.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
I have recommended Dr Duze. Need more doctors like her. She truly cares.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
Dr. Duze is a wonderful doctor!!! I feel so lucky to have her as my primary care physician.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
I have only very positive comments regarding Dr. Duze. She provides the perfect combination of intelligence, current knowledge, kindness and compassion. I am so fortunate to have Dr. Duze as my physician.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
*Dr. Duze is the BEST doctor I've ever had. She's caring, thorough, clear, knowledgeable and listens. THANK you!
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
I LOVE Dr. Duze and would follow her wherever she goes!!!
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
Dr. Duze is wonderful. She listens well, is positive in her approach to issues and suggests practical steps that eliminate doubts and lead to answers.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
She is fantastic!
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
*Dr. Duze is an outstanding family doctor. We are very fortunate she is our provider.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
Dr Duze is consistently a solid presence among my care providers and I continue to be grateful for her.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
*Dr. Duze is so attentive and patient listening carefully and explaining clearly. She is a wonderful doctor!
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
Dr. Duze has been an excellent provider. she listens and provides excellent feedback. while she is putting you at ease she remains very professional.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
I always have an amazing experience with Dr. Duze. She listens to ALL of my concerns, investigates all and puts my mind at ease. Going to her feels like going to a family member, I am in good hands with her.BEST dr. I've ever had!
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
Dr. Duze is always personable and kind. She has a warm compassionate bedside manner and always takes time to listen to my concerns and to troubleshoot solutions
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
We feel very fortunate to have Dr. Duze as our Primary Care Provider.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
I love Dr. Duze, she does a great job engaging and makes me feel extremely important. She also shows great compassion, and always makes me feel comfortable.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
Dr. Duze is THE best doctor ever! She actually makes going to the doctor a pleasant experience. She is the reason I chose to become a patient with Virginia Mason.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
Dr. Duze is the most caring, effective, and engaging physician I've ever had in my 68 years on this earth! I trust her in every aspect of my medical care.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
Dr. Duze is the most wonderful physician I have ever had. She possesses all of the characteristics that I want my PCP to have. I look forward to seeing her and am confident that I will feel better after my visit. She always listens to all of my concerns and is very good at probing for other issues that I might not have even thought about. Her approach is very holistic. we always have a conversation about what is going on in my life, since she understands that this can impact my health and well being.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
Dr. Duze provides the best care possible and listens to all my concerns. Never rushes and allows extra time and goes above and beyond. I would love to recommend her to friends and family and have tried, but she is not excepting new patients.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
Dr. Duze has been my best PCP by far
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
Dr. Duze takes time to answer questions I'm very satisfied with her care.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
*Dr. Duze is intelligent, caring and sincere. I trust her with my life.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
Dr. Duze is the best doctor I've ever had, and I've had some very, very good ones over the years.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
I am 67 years old and Dr. Duze is the BEST DOCTOR i HAVE EVER HAD.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
I highly recommend her to other patients especially to my husband but she cannot accept anymore patients for now she is full.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
She is amazing.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
Dr. Duze is the best provider I have ever had. She is thoughtful, attentive, respectful and always takes an interest in my overall life and health.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
Dr. Duze is fantastic. So personable and doesn't leave the room until your questions are answered.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
Dr. Duze is a stellar Doctor and an immeasurable asset to VM!
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
I love Dr. Duze. the best physician I ever had.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
I have seen *Dr. Duze since my dr. left which was about 8-9 years ago. She is a wonderful provider. She cares for her patients.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
Dr. Duze is the most thorough primary physician that I have had in the last 30 years of being a patient at VM. She listens and truly cares about my health while offering great counsel. I trust her expertise and knowledge.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
Dr. Duze is very personable, thorough and listens intently.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
I want to thank Dr Duze and her support staff for the caring concern, friendliness, and humor during my illness. They instantly put me at ease and helped me through my visit. Dr Duze was especially diligent in helping me with my medical leave.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
I have recommended Dr. Duze to my girlfriends and one is actually a current patient. She also loves the care she receives.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
Dr. Duze always gives excellent care and takes time to listen to my healthcare concerns. She goes above and beyond
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
I feel so lucky to have a GP like Dr. Duze. She is incredibly caring and spends so much time at our appointments. It's the first time I haven't felt rushed at the doctor's office.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
Dr. Duze is amazing! I was referred to her by a friend, and I recommend her to everyone I know.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
Dr. Duze is always very considerate of my time and very helpful throughout the appointment. She is proactive in her recommendations for care and provides solutions to any concerns
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
my provider is excellent. Dr. Duze always makes sure that i am aware of everything and also if i am comfortable.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
Dr. Duze is outstanding. She provides exceptional care with compassion and makes if seem effortless. I look forward to my annual visits with her.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
nice
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
Dr. Duze is great.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
dr duze is the best dr I've ever had. she's wonderful.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
Dr. Duze is fabulous. She always is thoughtful and thorough. I'm so glad she's my doctor.