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Seth Schwartz, MD, MPH
Otology
 
4.8 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Special Interests
Otology/Otolaryngology, cochlear implants, acoustic neuroma, hearing reconstructive surgery, chronic ear disease, and other medical and surgical management of ear problems.
Personal Information
When not busy practicing medicine, Dr. Schwartz enjoys skiing, biking and spending time in the outdoors.
Clinical Experience
Departments
Specialties
Otology, Neurotology, Cochlear Implantation, Otolaryngology, Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)
Board Certifications
American Board of Otolaryngology American Board of Otolaryngology, Neurotology
Education and Professional Achievements
Education
MD, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn., 1998 MPH, University of Washington School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Seattle, 2001
Internship
General Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, 1999
Residency
Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, 2004
Fellowships
Otology/Neurotology, Auckland City Hospital, New Zealand, 2005
Professional Activities and Awards

Top Doctor, Seattle Met Magazine: 2019, 2010
Top Doctor, Seattle Magazine: 2010
Medical Director, Listen for Life Center at Virginia Mason, 2010
Research Fellow, University of Washington, Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, 1999 to 2000
Staff otolaryngologist, Alaskan Native Medical Center, 2004 to 2007 

Patient Ratings and Comments
Patient Ratings
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Likelihood of recommending this provider
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider showed concern
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider explained things clearly
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider included you in decisions
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider discussed treatment options
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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  Overall Patient Rating - June 2021
Dr. Schwartz is every patient's DREAM of a great, caring, candid -- explaining everything in detail -- SMART Doctor; w/ great 'bedside manner'. He kept me reassured that he understood my concerns & fears & left me with hope & confidence that I would get better; & that he would be there for me!
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2021
Treatment and attention from Dr. Seth Schwartz was exemplary.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2021
*Dr. Schwartz is amazing and supportive.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2021
Thoroughly explained my condition & what I can expect. Also how to best take care of my hearing.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2021
Dr. Schwartz has been managing my chronic condition for a few years and is always medically sound, thoughtful and compassionate.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2020
*Dr. Schwartz is amazing. He take the time no matter how busy to answer our questions, draw pictures so we understand and help us create a treatment plan that works for the doctor and the family.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2020
*Dr. Schwartz is an excellent communicator (listening & talk).
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2020
Dr. Schwartz fit me into his very busy schedule and was very positive and gave me hope.