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About Dr. Clyde R Addison

Dr. Clyde R Addison, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Tacoma, WA, with another office in Tacoma, WA. He has 27 years of experience. His specialties include Family Medicine. Dr. Addison is affiliated with Mary Bridge Children's Hospital & Health Center and Tacoma General Hospital. Dr. Addison has received 9 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

33 Ratings with 10 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Clyde R Addison is Excellent. Dr. Clyde R Addison has been rated by 33 patients. From those 33 patients 10 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Clyde R Addison is 4.6 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

TACOMA CENTRAL FAMILY MEDICINE

3124 S 19th St Ste C200
Tacoma, WA 98405
(253) 459-6166

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Tacoma MultiCare Medical Group Tacoma Central Family Medicine

3124 S 19th St Ste C200
Tacoma, WA 98405
(253) 792-6166

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Specialties

Dr. Clyde R Addison has the following 1 specialty

  • Family Medicine

    A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
    The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Clyde R Addison has the following 6 expertise

  • Contraception
  • Check-up
  • Weight Loss
  • Influenza
  • Immunization
  • Family Planning

Board Certifications

Dr. Clyde R Addison is Board Certified in 1 specialty

See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.

Reviews

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Class Act

I've been Dr. Addison's patient for over 15 years. He is caring, understanding and reassuring. He goes the extra mile to figure out issues and solutions. He's very well connected with his colleagues and has always recommended equally talented doctors. Because of his great bedside manner and willingness to listen and explain what is happening, his appointments do to run behind schedule but he's well worth the wait.

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15 minutes
Easy Appointment
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Receptionist

Dr Addison has been late to every single appointment I had to end it with him for the last 5 years he is not 5 minutes late but an hour to two hours late every time his staff and nurses think that this is acceptable and its common. This is unprofessional especially that this the hospital and he has five stars he diagnosed me with things that he never told me about until I looked at my paperwork he's making up diagnoses and symptoms that I never even experienced. Yes he will spend time with you after you wait three hour wait so if your time is precious for you this is not the right doctor he will be late even if you're in labor if he even shows up. I am African American and he definitely pics of all the stereotypes that against us and he reinforces it

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56 minutes
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Five Stars

My family has been seeing Dr Addison for 10+ years. We all love him and even though we moved away, we still travel an hour just to see him. Great doctor.

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56 minutes
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Patient

Doctor Addison has been my primary care doctor for 15 years. He has always listened to my issues and provided me with the best care available. I would recommend Dr Addison to anyone looking for excellent patient care.

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15 minutes
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Five Stars

Dr A is our family Dr, about 12 of us, and we all LOVE,LOVE,LOVE him. He has helped us thru many struggles, my one great granddaughter is actually named after him. I would recommend him to anyone. Yes the wait time is sometimes long and thats because he cares about all of hispatients and gives them the time he also gives to us, I'd wait no matter how long for him.

Wait time
35 minutes
Easy Appointment
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Friendly Staff
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  • Awards

    9 Awards

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award

    Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)

    The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home

    NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home

    The patient-centered medical home is a way of organizing primary care that emphasizes care coordination and communication to transform primary care into what patients want it to be. Medical homes can lead to higher quality and lower costs, and can improve patients' and providers' experience of care.

  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree

    Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2013, 2014, 2015)

    Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area

    Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program

    Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program

    This program is designed to recognize practices that use information systems to enhance the quality of patient care. To obtain Recognition, practices must demonstrate that they have implemented systematic office

  • Top 10 Doctor - City

    Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - State

    Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Addison is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    27 Years Experience

  • University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

    Graduated in 1991

  • University Of Texas Health System

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Clyde R Addison accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
    • PHCS PPO Kaiser
  • ODS
    • Moda Health First Choice Network
  • Premera
    • Premera Heritage Signature
    • Premera Heritage and Heritage Plus 1
    • Premera LifeWise Connect
    • Premera MultiCare Connected Care
  • Regence Health Plans
    • Regence WA Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

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