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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
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider discussed treatment options
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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  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.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2020
Enjoyed meeting *Dr. Schwartz! Very thorough, very patient.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
We are so excited about finally getting to the next stop! Driving from Tri-Cities was worth it!
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
Dr. Schwartz was thorough, kind, and his explanations were clear. The resident did a thorough review of my symptoms, too.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
I would absolutely recommend *Dr. Schwartz. He is professional, friendly, listens to you, your questions & provides alternatives.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
With or without long hair *Dr. Schwartz is an awesome care provider.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
Dr Schwartz was great at listening to me and helping me during a difficult time.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
Both my doctor and his PA were wonderful, caring and truly understood what I was going through. I truly feel that they are sincerely cared about my recovery and future and helping me overcome this disease.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
*Dr. Schwartz is always upbeat and engaged; The model of great caregiver!
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
Made me feel at ease.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
*Dr. Schwartz is the best! He is caring, listens well, takes his time, gives you all the best options. I love that all my questions get answered and he doesn't rush me. Love, love, love this doctor. I can't say enough good things about him!
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
I have a pretty unique situation and *Dr. Schwartz was great! We have a plan and I understand my issues and what to try!
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
I feel that I am important and so is my issue, always feel very good when I leave....