About Dr. Robert M Alston

Dr. Robert M Alston, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Puyallup, WA. He has 44 years of experience. His specialties include Family Medicine. Dr. Alston is affiliated with Capital Medical Center and Providence St Peter Hospital. Dr. Alston has received 2 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

9 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Robert M Alston is Great. Dr. Robert M Alston has been rated by 9 patients. From those 9 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Robert M Alston is 4.1 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address


11019 Canyon Rd E Ste A
Puyallup, WA 98373
(253) 537-0293

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Dr. Robert M Alston 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. Robert M Alston has the following 6 expertise

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

Board Certifications

Dr. Robert M Alston is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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I've been Dr. Alston's patient since 1985, I'm from a family of medical pratitioners and consider him the best. He's thorough on everything and won't hesitate in sending you to a specialist promptly if required. He dosn't need any kudo's since it's impossible to get an appt for NEW patients!

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One Star

I had to see this guy instead of my regular doctor (she was full). Never again. His bedside manner was bad enough to leave me in tears while walking out the door. So rude, abrasive, and made me feel stupid. I wouldn't see him again if he were the last doctor on earth.

Wait time
15.0 minutes
Easy Appointment
Friendly Staff
Accurate Diagnosis
Bedside Manner
Spends Time with Me
Appropriate Follow-up
Full Review Rating Breakdown
  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2008, 2009, 2014)

    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.

  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    44 Years Experience

  • University Of Washington School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1974

  • University Of Washington Medical Center


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Robert M Alston accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Regence Health Plans
    • Regence WA Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

SUMMIT VIEW CLINIC INC PS, 11019 Canyon Rd E Ste A, Puyallup, WA
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