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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
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.
Would recommend provider
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider's friendliness and courtesy
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
My confidence in provider
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider spoke in clear language
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider's effort to include me in decisions
 
4.5 out of 5 stars
Provider's explanation of condition or problem
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider's concern for questions and worries
 
4.6 out of 5 stars
Time provider spent with me
 
4.5 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
My experience about my care provider always good.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2019
Very nice and considerate!
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2019
Fantastic!
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2019
Very approachable and considerate. Thoughtful and sensible. Kind and easy to interact with clearly very knowledgeable. Reassuring.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2019
*Dr. Bales and his staff meet a high bar for client service. They are all attentive, respectful, informative and good listeners. I have always received excellent response from the VM staff.