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Paul A. Smith, MD, MACP
Internal Medicine
 
4.9 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Profile
Special Interests
General Internal Medicine, Medical Education
Clinical Experience
Departments
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Primary Care
Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1983
Education and Professional Achievements
Education
University of Washington, Seattle, 1980
Residency
Internal Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, N.Y., 1983 Chief Resident, University of Rochester, N.Y., 1984
Professional Activities and Awards
Member, American College of Physicians
Associate Program Director, Virginia Mason Internal Medicine Residency Program
Mastership American college of Physicians 2016
Laureate Award: American College of Physicians, Washington Chapter 2016
Internist of the Year: American College of Physicians, Washington Chapter 2015
Top Doctor Seattle Met Magazine 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016,2017
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
 
5.0 out of 5 stars
Provider showed concern
 
4.9 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
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  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
all good -- I dealt with Dr. Smith entire time except for this assistant who tended me initially --
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
Dr. Paul Smith is thorough, investigative, and compassionate. I cannot think of a better Internist to diagnose my issue.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
DR Smith is the very best physician I have ever seen!!
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
I worked for Nordstrom for 30+ years. The level of service & expertise that *Dr. Smith and is team is what we ASPIRED to at Nordstrom.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
Great Experience end to end!
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
During this trying and unusual time. I felt that the provider acted with the utmost professionalism and courtesy they could. I am very satisfied.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
great experience. I have complete trust in Dr. Smith's capability as a doctor and the advise he gives
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
Dr. Smith is outstanding.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
*Dr. Smith is very detailed & explains everything very clearly.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
Dr. Smith always does a great job.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
Good.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
Listened and showed genuine care for my health.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
*Paul Smith is a excellent doctor. He never pushes, he listens and always encourages me to do sensible things to improve my health - I've been blessed with 35 years with this doctor!
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
the very best doctor!
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
Dr. Smith has been my PCP for about 25 years and I couldn't imagine how I could get any better care and open discussions about my care.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
*Dr. Smith has been my doctor for about 30 yrs. He's very good!!!
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
Paul Smith is a first-class physician!
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
We are so fortunate to have Dr.Paul Smith as my mother's Doctor!
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
Dr. Paul Smith is always excellent in answering questions.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
Dr Paul Smith provides excellent care - listening to the problem and providing a medical solution that works.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
I am very fortunate to have Dr. Paul Smith as my primary care doctor. I completely trust his judgment and he is great at keeping me informed.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
Dr Paul Smith has my full vote for competence and compassion. I will recommend Dr. Smith to anyone looking or a new GP
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
*Dr. Smith is tops.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
Dr. Paul Smith is fabulous. I highly recommend him. The same is true of the entire team in General Internal Medicine.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
*Dr. Smith is fantastic. Always caring, thorough, and highly skilled.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
A wonderful doctor.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
Dr Paul Smith is an excellent physician - knowledgeable, caring, and very thorough
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
*Dr. Smith is awesome. Thorough & thoughtful.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
Dr. Smith has been a Dr. for a long time and his experience and knowledge show. I find him very impressive and would highly recommend him to others.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
Dr. Smith is very good at taking the time to describe my condition to me in a way I can understand which helps to alleviate unnecessary concern on my part.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
Dr. Smith continues to be one of the best physicians I've ever had for my care.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
Dr. Smith is the best! I would not want to go to anyone else.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2019
He spent far more time than he had in his schedule because I was a work-in. He didn't show the least distress over the rest of his day
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2019
I have always enjoyed my check up appointments with *Dr. Smith. He is informed, empathetic, and best of all, fun to talk with! I consider him a friend after all these years. Exceptional!
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2019
*Dr. Paul Smith has been long time provider - Excellent.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2019
Paul Smith is at the top of the pack. A terrific GP.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2019
Dr. Smith provides excellent care and is extremely generous with his time. I deeply appreciate his detailed explanations about my medical care and options.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2019
Excellent!! The most thorough and caring doctor I've had.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2019
*Dr. Smith is extremely competent. I have relied on his care for many years.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2019
Pleased.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
Dr. Smith is outstanding and has a genuine concern for my well being. He is an excellent doctor and wonderful person as well. He is thorough, very knowledgeable and easy to talk to.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
Dr. Paul Smith is a superb physican. I've stayed with him for many years.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
Provider is knowledgeable and empathetic - also very clear & direct.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
Sensed a very experienced knowledgeable physician; kind, personable & answered questions about my ______.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2019
Dr Smith is an outstanding physician. I have been his patient for over twenty years, and he has always provided outstanding advice and care. Best of the best!