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Thomas R. Pritchett, MD
4.6 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Areas of Expertise
No-scalpel vasectomy Radical cystectomy Bladder replacement surgery
Special Interests
Bladder cancer, Vasectomy (No-Scalpel), urinary diversions
Personal Information
When not caring for patients, Dr. Pritchett enjoys teaching doctors about no-scalpel vasectomy, raising pheasants and playing golf.
Clinical Experience
Urology, Vasectomy (No Scalpel), Prostate Cancer, Prostate Cancer Surgery, Bladder Cancer
Board Certifications
American Board of Urology, 1988, 1996, 2006
Education and Professional Achievements
University of California, Los Angeles, 1980
Urology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1986
Urologic Oncology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1988
Professional Activities and Awards
Tau Beta Pi - National Engineering Honor Society University of California, Berkeley 1975 Phi Beta Kappa University of California, Berkeley 1976 Engineering Science Valedictorian University of California, Berkeley 1976 Nominated “Resident of the Year” University of Washington School of Medicine, 1982 First Place Award, Harry G. Cooper Award for best paper at Northwest Urology Society meeting: “A Comparison Between Ileal Orthotopic Neobladders and Kock Pouch Urinary Diversions in Radical Cystectomy Patients - The Virginia Mason Experience” 1997
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
4.6 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
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider's effort to include me in decisions
4.7 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
4.6 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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April 2018
Dr. Pritchett still felt the need to "sell" me on having the medical procedure performed, even though I had informed him (and the nurse) that I have been actively considering it for the past twenty-five years. I guess he´s just in the habit of having recalcitrant patients.
April 2018
All service WAS EXCELLENT!!
February 2018
The very best care & help!
December 2017
I am very comfortable and confident in the care that Dr. Pritchard provides. I have been a patient of Dr. Pritchard for over 10 years.
November 2017
9. Exceptional.
October 2017
Dr. Pritchett gave me a second opinion. He was very informative and caring.
August 2017
Hope to use him if I need surgery -
July 2017
Both Dr Pritchett and the Physician´s Assistant Christine were very helpful in making sure I understood the situation with prostate issues and the options available. They took the time to discuss any questions and next steps in my process of testing and treatment options.
July 2017
Dr. Pritchett exceeds in all the above. He exemplifies what I´ve come to expect of VMMC physicians.
May 2017
Always great! TRUE for all the doctors I have had experience with.
May 2017
Dr Baldwin, Dr Pritchett & Pam the Pacemaker technician are excellent care givers...I highly recommend them to all of my friends & relatives...
April 2017
Refer this doctor to all concerned last 13 years. I travel from Oregon Coast to Seattle because of my trust & confidence in Dr. Pritchett.
March 2017
Despite being a very busy professional, he always takes time to answer my questions and never gives me the impression he is about to run out of time so I never feel rushed.
March 2017
Dr. Pritchett is excellent in all classes of care. Explained everything about my health (thanks).
January 2017
Dr. Pritchett is great! I like the way he explains my problem and usually gives me a couple of options & lets me decide which way I want to go.
December 2016
Clear and concise.
December 2016
Pritchett is a very caring & experienced doctor.
November 2016
Everyone takes a personal interest I have been a patient at VM for over 30 years Dr. Thomas Pritchett a very friendly doctor. Definitely creates a friendly atmosphere in examining room. Explains health problem in language I can understand. Very caring person.
September 2016
Have been with this care provider for the past 15 years - quite happy & satisfied.
July 2016
I have great confidence in my provider.
June 2016
Pritchett and urol staff all excellent
June 2016
Dr. Pritchett is one of the most professional, considerate & caring doctors I have ever had. Besides, he saved my life!
May 2016
Dr. Prichett was great - recommended a couple of tests that were spot on.
May 2016
Dr Pritchett is ALWAYS a joy to have as my physician
April 2016
Dr. Pritchett is excellent.
February 2016
My children will be using Virginia Mason as well.