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Stephen W. Bayles, MD, FACS
Head & Neck Surgery
 
4.7 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Special Interests
Head and neck oncology, microvascular reconstruction, conservation larangeal surgery, skull base surgery, thyroid/parathyroid surgery, mediastinal surgery, sinus surgery.

Curriculum Vitae
Stephen W. Bayles, MD, FACS

Personal Information
Outside his practice, Dr. Bayles enjoys hiking, fishing and mountaineering.
Clinical Experience
Departments
Specialties
Head & Neck Surgery, Head and Neck Cancer, Otolaryngology, Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT), Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Thyroid Surgery, Testicular Cancer
Board Certifications
American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Education and Professional Achievements
Education
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, 1994
Internship
General Surgery, Emory University, Atlanta, 1995
Residency
Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Emory University, Atlanta, 1999
Fellowships
Head and Neck Oncologic and Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery, Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 2000
Professional Activities and Awards

Section Head, Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Director of Head and Neck Oncology, Virginia Mason Medical Center Assistant Professor of Head and Neck Oncology, Vanderbilt University, 2000-2003 Co-Director of Fellowship in Head and Neck Oncology and Microvascular Reconstruction, Vanderbilt University, 2000-2003 Chief of Otolaryngology, VA Hospital, Nashville, Tenn., 2000-2003 Cancer Liaison Physician Outstanding Performance Award from the Commission on Cancer (CoC), 2006, Top Doctor, Seattle Magazine: 2009, 2010, 2019, Top Doctor, Seattle Met Magazine: 2009, 2010, 2019

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
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider showed concern
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider explained things clearly
 
4.6 out of 5 stars
Provider included you in decisions
 
4.6 out of 5 stars
Provider discussed treatment options
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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  Overall Patient Rating - October 2020
Very good.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
Very kind and considerate and very encouraging (in very capable hands).
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
*Dr. Bayles is very good.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
*Dr. Bayles is an outstanding doctor! Simply fabulous!
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
*Dr. Bayles was fabulous. Very patient with my questions and thoroughly explained everything.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
nothing was explained or accomplished by visit
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
Excellent doctors and medical personal.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
*Dr. Bayles is excellent. He gave us excellent care, calmed our frayed nerves & helped us develop a plan of care that we appreciated & plan to follow. I am also a care provider & will (and have) recommended *Dr. Bayles to my patients as a top choice!
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
Very good experience for a serious problem.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
Did make time despite he was very behind; but accepted my very sick report to find if needed hospital care from EXPLODED infection in my head/neck lymph nodes!
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
The doctor was very good also.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
*Dr. Bayles is my most trusted medical advisor. He shows compassion for my pain and conditions, and listens to my ideas for care.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
All staff are awesome! *Dr. Bayles was so great, he took the time to explain everything it shows that he cares for his patients.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
What can I say but the doctor & his staff gave me a gift. A gift on life!
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
*Dr. Bayles comments were clear, concise, easily understandable.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
Should have told me I would have to bring someone w/me and have care for 24 hrs. after.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
Dr. Bayles is always caring and wonderful!
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
I have recommended Dr. Bayles a few times already! He is very knowledgeable and has great bedside manor