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Seth Schwartz, MD, MPH
4.9 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
Otology, Neurotology, Cochlear Implantation, Otolaryngology
Board Certifications
American Board of Otolaryngology American Board of Otolaryngology, Neurotology
Education and Professional Achievements
MD, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn., 1998 MPH, University of Washington School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Seattle, 2001
General Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, 1999
Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, 2004
Otology/Neurotology, Auckland City Hospital, New Zealand, 2005
Professional Activities and Awards
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 Voted one of Seattle's Top Doctors by both Seattle Met and Seattle magazines in 2010.
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
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider's explanation of condition or problem
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider's concern for questions and worries
4.8 out of 5 stars
Time provider spent with me
4.7 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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March 2018
I can see why Dr. Schwartz has such good ratings online. Exceptional doctor who listened & explained well -
March 2018
Dr. Schwartz has been amazing. He has called when he said he would. He has followed up. He is very professional!!
February 2018
All of my questions and concerns were answered.
February 2018
Dr. Schwartz is very caring & patient with my problem. He is an excellent physician.
January 2018
Dr. Schwartz is a recognized expert in the local medical community.
January 2018
Dr. Schwartz is friendly, professional and cares about my medical problem and is an outstanding doctor.
January 2018
January 2018
The dr. is wonderful!
December 2017
Excellent care by Dr. Schwartz.
November 2017
A++ and excellent.
November 2017
Dr. Schwartz is the ABSOLUTELY BEST! He genuinely cares about his patients. He is professional, caring and kind. He is also humble, unlike some others w/another hospital that have inflated egos.
November 2017
Dr. Seth Schwartz took a great effort to connect me with a specialist he recommended, which I never experienced before. He truly cares about his patients, extremely knowledgeable, and all together an outstanding doctor.
September 2017
Visiting both Schwartz is always a good experience!
September 2017
Dr. Schwartz is a great doctor.
August 2017
Dr. Schwartz is very professional, caring, concerned about my condition and concerns.
July 2017
Seth Schwartz MD should be a national treasure. 8. 150%.
May 2017
Dr. Schwartz explained things fully, from why my daughter developed the cholesteatoma, to potential hearing loss, to the plan for follow up & how to preserve her hearing. He allowed us time to ask any questions we had.
March 2017
Seth Schwartz is the best.
January 2017
Very good.
January 2017
The doctor was very friendly and approachable, but also professional and knowledgeable. It was a positive experience, and I would go back again or recommend others.
January 2017
Nothing but great things to say. I trust him and can collaborate with him. I can ask questions and feel listened to. I feel genuinely lucky to have a medical provider like him.
January 2017
Really enjoyed this Dr
December 2016
We are so thankful for Dr.Schwartz and the, wonderful care he has given to our son. Surgical nurses very friendly too!
November 2016
Dr. Schwartz is an excellent health care provider!
October 2016
This doctor is one of the nicest caring informational doctors I have ever met. I´m happy that he´s working on my daughters ears.
October 2016
Dr. Schwartz was excellent! Gave as much time to me as necessary - did not have his hand on the door as some doctors do!
September 2016
Very personable.
September 2016
September 2016
I feel Dr. Schwartz is knowledgeable, professional, courteous & extremely good at his job. I have recommended him to others. Ever since he saw me on short notice with a damaging ear infection, I haven´t been to any other dr. for treatments on my ears.
August 2016
Along with provider his chief resident was excellent.
July 2016
Was very good.
July 2016
Dr. S. Schwarts was awesome!
July 2016
Dr. Seth Schwartz the best explaining everything I asked and more, wonderful person.
July 2016
Dr. Schwartz is a calm, competent caring physician.
June 2016
Waited 1 hr.!
June 2016
Talked to me on my level. Laughed with me and made me feel at ease. He was wonderful. Loved him.
June 2016
#10. Already have.
May 2016
Very well.
April 2016
50 min.late
April 2016
Dr. Schwartz provides the best patient care we could ask for. Our son has been his patient for many years & we live a long distance from the office but it´s worth the drive!
February 2016
Fantastic dr. kind, caring! Wish he was in family practice - he would be our dr.!
January 2016
Dr. Swartz & his team are amazing. I would not drive to Seattle for anyone else!
January 2016
Doctor followed up on missing CT scan MD found some useful info from it, and called me on phone with the update.
January 2016
Physician was/is one of the best I have ever encountered. Extremely knowledgeable & competent.