My Story: Patient Testimonials
Hear what our patients have to say about us.
- "I am the main partner with my medical team ... by following a few simple instructions, my life is going to be better."
- "I’ve been coming here between 20 and 25 yrs."
- "Care and monitoring is a really good thing for me as a diabetic."
- "Dr. Kai Hansen is very compassionate."
- "They take care of you as a whole person."
- "Dr. Kim is very convincing to me, that he took my best interests to heart."
- "Dr. Burdine has taught me that exercise is a huge tool in controlling diabetes."
- "Dr. McCarthy is someone that can empathize with me, and say "atta girl."
- "Knowing that your health care needs are fully addressed helps you live a healthier life."
Gwendolyn Coates and Dr. Kemi Nakabayashi, PacMed Renton clinic: "I realize I am the main partner with my medical team. Good health means that I can look into my future and know that the plans I have can be accomplished. I have really enjoyed the patient-doctor relationship that I've established with Dr. Nakabayashi. She's warm and sensitive, and I have really appreciated that I can come in ... and by following a few simple instructions, my life is going to be better.
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Charles Carlson and Dr. Kai Hansen, PacMed Totem Lake clinic: "I’ve been coming here between 20 and 25 years….I could if I choose, go to a clinic closer to my home."
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Jan Dadole, Dr. Elisabeth Ware, and Alexandra Lilly, Clinical RN, PacMed Northgate clinic: "The diabetic program helps me a lot in terms of controlling sugar. When I get the call and they ask me about my blood sugar, I feel that someone really cares about me and that's very important....Care and monitoring is a really good thing for me as a diabetic. Good health means long life and more time with my kids!"
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Fred Hering and Dr. Kai Hansen, PacMed Totem Lake clinic: "I am committed to PacMed because of all the specialists…What I look for in a doctor patient relationship is a doctor who is compassionate, Dr. Kai Hansen if very compassionate.."
Megan Maki and Dr. Julia Becke, PacMed First Hill clinic: “They respect you and they want to take care of you as a whole person. I like this place, and how they have taken care of me.”
Mike Paradise and Dr. Brian Kim, PacMed Puyallup clinic: “I’ve been coming to the PacMed experience for 22 years now….Dr. Kim is very convincing to me, that he took my best interests to heart….the consistency that I found when I kept coming back, made all the difference in the world.”
Dan Parrish and Dr. Mona Burdine, PacMed Lynnwood clinic: “I have been coming to PacMed for 3 years. What I would want people to take away from my experience with Diabetes is that exercise is a huge tool to use to help you control many aspects of Diabetes.”
Georgia Ronne and Dr. Elizabeth McCarthy, PacMed Beacon Hill clinic: “I have been coming to PacMed for 4 years. I want a doctor who’s not going to be scolding me all the time. I want somebody that can empathize, and I want somebody who can say "atta girl", and that is what Dr. McCarthy does for me.”
Gail Wedig and Dr. Sonja Maddox, PacMed Renton clinic: “The value of “medical home” means long term coverage, both emotionally and to know that everything is in one place…having that piece of mind knowing that your health care needs are fully addressed, helps you live a healthier life.”