Seattle Arthritis Clinic

THE SEATTLE ARTHRITIS CLINIC

Rheumatology · 1 Provider

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Seattle Arthritis Clinic

10330 Meridian Ave N Ste 250
Seattle, WA 98133
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2.5
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based on the average of 13 provider reviews for Seattle Arthritis Clinic

Review of Dr. Kieffer

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I have seen Dr Kieffer twice in the last 2months, last week being my follow up visit. I have found her to be very knowledgeable, very good listener and above all empathetic and reassuring. She has taken the time to address all my concerns and I immediately knew I was in good hands.
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Review of Dr. Kieffer

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Didn’t ask me why I was there, didn’t do a physical exam, wasn’t familiar with my history, and dismissed my concerns. Diagnosed me in one appt with Fibro, which I do not have. The next doctor immediately recognized it as Carpal Tunnel and began treating me. Dr Kieffer told me there was no treatment and I didn’t actually have real problems in my hands. Can’t discourage potential patients enough, she’s reckless and hasty.
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Review of Dr. Kieffer

- in Seattle |

I have been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis for nearly 20 years, and Nicole is hands down the best. She is incredibly knowledgable, competent and empathetic. She has been my rheumatologist for the past two years. My rheumatoid is very aggressive, so it is critical to be able to have open and honest conversations about a range of treatment options. Nicole listens to me, and clearly explains pros and cons of different options, so I can make an informed decision.
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- in Anchorage, AK |

Nicole is the best. I have been to so many drs. Over 20 Trying to figure out what was wrong with me. I was completely disabled. I was unable to work on crutches then wheelchair. I was hurting and angry and Nicole was the only dr. That actually took the time and had the compassion to help me when no one else could. She works with my drs. Back in Alaska and i was able to get better and go back to work again. I am in no pain. I love her. She gave me my life back.
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Review of Dr. Kieffer

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She seemed fine at first, getting down to business, but ultimately she ignored my description of my symptoms. She told me my arthritic symptoms of joint pain and weakness were actually just my inability to push through the pain and pain management would fix it. False. She told me to get more exercise, apparently ignoring the fact that I have a TBI and am under the care of multiple rehab doctors. And when my TBI affected my ability to think linearly, she was critical, rude, and ableist. Stay away
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Review of Dr. Kieffer

- in Olympia, WA |

Great experience! Dr. Kieffer has done a wonderful job and listens to my concerns. As all medical professionals are rushed in this day and age of insurance run medical care, she does not have time to sit and chat about grandkids BUT, she definitely does her job. She even diagnosed a birth defect heart issue that hadn't been caught it in 48 years. I don't know what others have experienced but she is my 5th rheumatologist in 20+ years and I feel that she does a fantastic job
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-Spokane, WA |

I felt like she put me on the witness stand for why I wanted a second opinion. Then I had a result that confused the results of her second opinion. I asked twice if that changed her second opinion once via phone message and once via e-mail and she did not answer the question even though I offered to make another appointment to discuss the new development. Basically, she doesn't want to deal with things when the going gets tough. Would absolutely not recommend her. Too abrasive and a cop out.
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Review of Dr. Kieffer

-Woodway |

I had the same experience as the other reviewer. Dr. Kieffer is brusque, in a hurry to get to something else besides me, the patient. She also failed to pay attention to what I told her about symptoms, and it was evident at the end of our session.
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Review of Dr. Kieffer

- in Olympia, WA |

Nicole Kieffer doesn't listen to patients. Twice she told me to tell eye specialists they should put me on a systemic medication. Twice I explained to her they'd refused and why. (And why should the PATIENT tell them? Shouldn't she?) Yet she still wrote it in her notes. She dismissed my previous doctors' diagnoses completely--not even sure she read them. She dismissed symptoms because "you're not having them TODAY, are you?" An M.D. friend said she probably doesn't like complex cases. How sad.
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Learn About Seattle Arthritis Clinic

4 Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Seattle Arthritis Clinic accepts 3 insurance carriers

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
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