Dr. Gary H. Kato, MD

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Specializes in Family Medicine • Male • Age 56

17900 Talbot Rd S Suite 102
Renton, WA 98055
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Hospital Quality

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Valley Medical Center
400 South 43rd Street
Renton, WA 98055

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Cornerstone Primary Care
Cornerstone Primary Care
17900 Talbot Rd S Suite 102
Renton, WA 98055
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    Dr. Kato's Experience

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    Specialties

    • Family Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Family Practice, 2007
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    Malpractice Claims not available

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    0 Sanctions

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    0 Board Actions

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of Washington
    Graduated in 1984

    Internship Hospital

    Swedish Hosp Med Ctr

    Residency Hospital

    Swedish Hosp Med Ctr
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Kato & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Kato's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Kato has admitting privileges:

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    • St. Francis Hospital

    • Valley Medical Center

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Kato

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kato to family and friends

    25 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Kato's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    25 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    25 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    25 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 25 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Kato
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    25 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    25 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    25 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    25 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Kato accepting new patients?

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    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • First Choice Health
    • GEHA
    • Health Net
    • HealthSmart
    • Humana
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Principal Life
    • United Healthcare
    • Worker's Compensation
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    Office Locations

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    Cornerstone Primary Care
    17900 Talbot Rd S Suite 102
    Renton, WA 98055
    (425) 255-9310 (Office)
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