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Sam R Taagen, MD Internal Medicine

Dr. Sam R Taagen, MD

Internal Medicine
Seattle, WA (1 other location)

About Dr. Sam R Taagen MD

Dr. Sam R Taagen, MD is a doctor primarily located in Seattle, WA, with another office in Seattle, WA. He has 26 years of experience. His specialties include Internal Medicine.

Dr. Taagen has received 6 awards.

Locations

Dr. Sam R Taagen has 2 locations

The Polyclinic 904 7th Ave Seattle, WA 98104
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS
MedACCESS-Seattle Internal Medicine PLLC 1530 N 115th St Ste 104 Seattle, WA 98133

Specialties

Dr. Sam R Taagen has the following 1 SPECIALTIES

Internal Medicine
An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Sam R Taagen has the following 6 expertise

  • Check-up
  • Immunization
  • Heartburn
  • Physical
  • Weight Loss
  • Vaccination

Awards

6 Awards

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors (1)

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference.

  • 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 (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.

  • 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.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2015, 2016)

    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.

  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (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.

Education

26 Years Experience

Oregon Health & Science University

Residency

University Of Wisconsin School Of Medicine & Public Health

Graduated in 1995

Dr. Sam R Taagen Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • 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
  • 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 VA Mason Med Center: Personal Care
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate POS

More about Dr. Sam R Taagen

Dr Sam Rand Taagen earned his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, and completed his residency and internship in internal medicine at Oregon Health Sciences University. Dr. Taagen's special interests include the general medical care of adult patients of all ages and sports medicine. Outside of his medical practice, Dr. Taagen enjoys travel, cycling, and spending time with his family.

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