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Rajiv K. Sethi, MD
Neurosurgery
 
4.8 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Areas of Expertise

Complex adult and pediatric spinal surgery, scoliosis and reconstructive surgery, spinal tumor resection and reconstruction. Routine spinal degenerative conditions.

Curriculum Vitae
Rajiv K. Sethi, MD

Personal Information
Family, music and travel
Clinical Experience
Departments
Specialties
Neurosurgery, Spine Surgery
Board Certifications
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Education and Professional Achievements
Education
Harvard Medical School, Boston
Internship
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
Residency
Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, Boston
Fellowships
Complex Spine and Scoliosis Surgery, University of California, San Francisco
Professional Activities and Awards
  • 2014 Mary McClinton Award for Patient Safety, Team lead, Virginia Mason 
  • Scoliosis Research Society
  • Fellow of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Clinical Associate Professor of Health Services, University of Washington
  • Voted as one of Seattle’s best doctors by Seattle magazine in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015
  • Voted as one of Seattle’s best doctors by Seattle Met magazine in 2014 and 2015
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
 
4.8 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
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider's concern for questions and worries
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Time provider spent with me
 
4.5 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
I have the utmost faith in *Dr. Sethi.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2019
I will be attending the class re: the planned surgery that will cover post op stuff. *Dr. Sethi certainly made clear that recovery would take time and effort. I appreciate that he made himself available by phone if I have any questions or concerns pre-surgery.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2019
Dr Sethi is trusted by me
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2019
I wish there was a "6" - I felt VERY COMFORTABLE with both the PA and the dr. - actually one of my best experiences with being listened to!
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2019
Excellent on all areas!
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2019
*Dr. Sethi spent very little time with me personally but his assistant spent a great deal of time, showing samples of what a fusion surgery would look like and also explained what dr. was telling me in some of the terms.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2019
I recommend *Dr. Sethi to others whenever I have the chance.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2019
*Dr. Sethi took lots of time with me explaining my spine issues, set me out for pictures and carefully explained my options. I feel he saved my life. *Carolyn was also wonderful,caring, and supportive.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2019
*Dr. Sethi and his team are amazing providers.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2019
He is the absolute best!