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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.
Likelihood of recommending this provider
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider showed concern
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider explained things clearly
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider included you in decisions
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider discussed treatment options
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
They all explained the treatment plan and answered any concerns that I had.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
I have recommended Dr.Sethi as for neurosurgery to a few of my friends and family; Dr. Sethi is a Brilliant Surgeon and has Fantastic Bedside Manor, which counts for a lot!!!
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
Dr. Sethi is an outstanding doctor who I would highly recommend and he gave me my life back!
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
I feel my questions about the procedure and my upcoming surgery were listen to in a manner which affirmed my concerns. I did not feel talked down to in any manner.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
I'm used to docs who always seem to hedge their bets. It was a joy to hear some straight talk. Thanks for that.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
*Dr. Sethi is excellent. We don't know the cause of my problem. He has referred me to a neurologist.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
It was a good experience, I felt listened to, believed & included.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
This was my third opinion for neck pain & by far the best evaluation of all my issues with patient questions and listening. 5 stars to *Dr. Sethi. Thank you for caring.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
Although surgery is the _____, I appreciated the discussion.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
Very thorough, professional, caring.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
I have told all my family and friends about the wonderful care and treatment I have always received from Virginia Mason and recommended Dr Sethi to others!
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
*Dr. Sethi was awesome and so was *Olga!
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
*Dr. Sethi is outstanding.