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Paul Kassab, MD, FACP
Internal Medicine
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
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Special Interests
Dr. Kassab handles the spectrum of illnesses that affect adults. he diagnoses and helps treat chronic illness. He promotes health, helps prevent disease, and handles whatever problems a patient brings, no matter how common or rare. He especially enjoys solving puzzling diagnostic situations where several illnesses strike at the same time. Dr. Kassab likes teaching resident physicians, bioethics and exploring how the Mediterranean diet affects general health.
Personal Information
Dr. Kassab enjoys spending time with his wife and three young children, skiing, hiking, biking and swimming in the Mediterranean Sea, which he visits every year. He loves the arts, especially the opera, ballet and musical theater.
Dr. Kassab is fluent in Arabic, French and Greek.
Languages
English, Arabic, French, Greek
Clinical Experience
Departments
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Primary Care, Concierge Medicine, Executive Health
Board Certifications
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine
Education and Professional Achievements
Education
American University of Beirut, Lebanon, 1993
Internship
Internal Medicine, University of Rochester, N.Y., 1995
Residency
Internal Medicine, University of Rochester, N.Y., 1997
Professional Activities and Awards

Deputy Section Head, Virginia Mason General Internal Medicine department
Seattle Met Top Doctor, 2015 and 2016
Top percentile patient satisfaction nationally by Press Ganey, a national, independent rating service
Top 10 teacher as voted by medical residents
American College of Physicians - Washington (ACP) Executive Council Member
Virginia Mason Continuing Medical Education (CME) member
Virginia Mason Ethics committee member
Co-Chaired ACP regional meeting (250+ physician conference)
Virginia Mason Speaker, Country Doctor fundraising gala
Volunteer summer camp physician, Ionian Village, Greece
Television interview, King 5 with Joyce Taylor on Holiday Drinking
NPR interview, “Flu Season Has Arrived
MSNBC interview, “Summer colds are a cruel oxymoron” 
Attended ACP annual advocacy day in Washington, D.C.; met with legislators to discuss primary healthcare in America

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
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider's concern for questions and worries
 
4.8 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.
October 2017
Kasab hears your problem and provides concise alternatives. He is a good MD!
August 2017
Dr. Kassab is always so professional, friendly & down to earth. He is also always very responsive.
August 2017
Dr. Kassab is like no other Doctor I´ve ever worked with. He is attentive and very intuitive. You feel at ease with him the moment you meet. I appreciate his advice, guidance and value his knowledge. I honestly feel healthier and have a better self-image after meeting with him. Truly fantastic!
August 2017
No complaints. A very positive experience.
August 2017
Dr. Kassab is excellent! He is attentive, caring, informative and a great quarterback of my health team!
July 2017
Dr. Kassab is the finest physician I have ever had. He is a fantastic communicator and I feel lucky to be his patient.
May 2017
Both of my physicians have been very close to perfect!
April 2017
Dr. Kassab was very kind and caring. He listened carefully to my concerns and then thoughtfully explained what was going on with my issues. I felt very respected and valued.
April 2017
Dr. Paul Kassab is a good man! A great experience for me.
February 2017
PAUL KASSAB IS THE VERY BEST PHYSICIAN I HAVE EVER HAD. THAT SAYS IT ALL. (I AM 80!)
January 2017
Dr. Kassab is a caring and compassionate physician.
January 2017
Dr. Kassab is thorough, professional and a real gentleman. I switched to the Concierge Group because of him.
January 2017
Guess I jumped the gun on obverse of this sheet. Dr. Kassab is remarkable. I have total confidence in him. (Dr. Kassab is truly a great doctor -)
January 2017
What a wonderful encounter with Dr. Kassab - the time he took - the areas we explored - OUTSTANDING
December 2016
my primary care provider is dr Paul kassab who is 5 of 5 across the board
December 2016
very good listener of my concern
December 2016
Dr. Kassab is outstanding.
December 2016
Care provider disclosed information in file from 2012 that was never disclosed by my regular concierge physician. Dr. Kassab is both very caring and knowledgeable. After assuring me I was o.k., he explained causes for the issue I was there for and possible options for monitoring and possible treatment in the event of recurrence.
November 2016
This was my first Dare appointment with Paul Kassap. He had reviewed my history and was excellent in responding to the reasons for this appointment.
October 2016
Dr Kassab is truly a gift to mankind. He´s very caring and listens with his eyes, ears, and with his mind open. Dr. Kassab asks good questions and in a way that puts me at ease- it´s easy to share what´s going on in my life. He´s thoughtful and professional and involves me in the medical process and procedures and decisions. I wholeheartedly recommend Dr. Paul Kassab.
October 2016
Dr. Kassab is excellent in his care, concern, diagnosis and recomendations.
September 2016
I really liked Dr. Kassab.
September 2016
My wife and I are Dr. Kassab´s patients. We both like him very much - we trust him.
August 2016
Dr. Kassab is finer than frog hair. He´s not only an outstanding physician, he is clearly a phenomenal human being, among the few who instinctively treats body, mind & spirit, recognizes the entire individual.
August 2016
Doctor is outstanding
August 2016
excellent in all respects
August 2016
I was so pleased with my visit to Dr. Kassab that I think I might just change my PCP selection to him! He´s the first physician who explained follow up options to my problem.
August 2016
Dr. Kassab is the best doctor I have ever had. I´ve known him for years and really value the care he provides. He takes his time and you can tell that he really cares and makes an investment in his patients. He´s thoughtful, articulate and easy to talk to.
July 2016
Dr. Kassab is excellent and I always feel very confident in his advice and recommendations.
July 2016
Would have liked to spend more time discussing my medicines and options on other drugs with less side affects or maybe options on getting off some of my drugs.
July 2016
Dr Kassab is in my opinion a top notch DR. I´ve been with him for many many years and plan on being with him for many more. To me, he´s more than just my Dr. He´s more like a friend. On how he talks to me, shows that he cares & involves me in our conversations . I actually look forward to seeing him and keeping my appointments. It´s like going to see an old friend.
July 2016
Dr Kassab is and always has been a wonderful Doctor and understands the issues that I´m going through and works with me to find answers.
June 2016
I have recommended Dr. Kassab to close friends
June 2016
Very fortunate to have found Dr. kasab as my PCP. Shows true interest in me as a patient and very thorough/skilled provider. VM is lucky to have him on your team
June 2016
I enjoyed meeting Dr. Kassab who took time to explain my colonoscopy options. Very friendly and courteous!
June 2016
IT would be nice if we had a little more time.
May 2016
He was excellent in all ways.
May 2016
Dr. Kassab was very empathetic, took the time to understand my situation, and gave me good advice/service.
May 2016
Dr. Kassab spent enough time with me to explain his recommended treatment plan.
May 2016
I have been coming to VM for about 25 years and Dr. Kassab is the best primary care doctor of all of them I have had. Please put a golden chain around his ankle to keep him there and happy!
April 2016
DR. Kassab is always thorough and spends the time needed to me to relax and understand his dianosis and recommendations
April 2016
"one of a kind" - the very best and caring physician
April 2016
Dr. Kassab is the best doctor our family has ever had!
April 2016
Dr Kassab is always up on the latest studies and research and is very open-minded about creating a plan that works for the patient. He´s a great physician.
April 2016
Helped me understand importance of taking meds as prescribed even though I was reluctant and explained the contact of needing the rest and med adherence to my goals for the visit.
March 2016
Dr. Kassab is a wonderful doctor and very caring person. I have complete confidence in him caring for all my health needs.
March 2016
I have never trusted any personal doctor more than I trust Dr Kassab. I´ve recommended him to friends and heard similar feedback from those friends.
March 2016
Dr. Kassab and his team are the only reason I continue to use V.M. as my health care provider
March 2016
Paul Kasaab is a great ´cheerleader´! Has a very positive approach.
March 2016
Dr. Kassab always shows interest in my care/treatment & this visit was no different. He listens to my descriptions of pain, location, frequency & any patterns I´ve noticed, without cutting me off. He complimented me on the things that I did to care for my issue and offered other medications & instructions, going forward with my home care.
February 2016
Dr. Kassab is always shows concern and caring. I trust him explicitly!!
February 2016
I´ve been seeing Dr. Kasab for years and I like him a lot.
January 2016
MY CARE PROVIDER IS ONE OF THE BEST SINCE I´VE COME TO VM FOR MY CARE. #9. EXTREMELY PLEASE WITH HIM.
January 2016
Dr. Kassab is always so caring when I come in and answers all my questions. Always ask if there is anything he can do.
January 2016
very good
January 2016
Dr. Kassab is the best! caring, responsive, insightful, easy to communicate with
January 2016
This was my first visit to Dr. Kassab and to Virginia Mason. My husband and I were switching from a different clinic and doctor. We didn´t know what to expect so were thrilled with our appt. The amount of time, the care and the understanding that we received from Dr. Kassag was fantastic. We are very confident in his skills and are very happy with the change that we have made!