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williamgavin

William A Gavin, MD Providence-employed provider

Specialties

Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology

Board Certification

Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology

Patient Rating

4.8 / 5

1800 Cooks Hill Road
Suite K
Centralia, WA 98531
P: (866) 805-5755
500 Lilly Rd NE
Memorial Medical Plaza
Olympia, WA 98506
P: (360)413-8525
F: (360)413-8837

Philosophy of Care

I try to treat my patients as if they are my own family.

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Overview

Gender

Male

Expertise

Dr. Gavin is currently the director of the heart program at Providence St. Peter Hospital. He has expertise in interventional cardiology and heart disease prevention.

Education

Medical School

Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois

Residency

University of Washington, Seattle

Fellowship

University of Washington, Seattle

Achievements

Publications

Dr. Gavin published a popular book about diet, weight loss and cardiovascular health entitled No White at Night: The Three Rule Diet. He has also published numerous original research articles within the field of cardiology on topics including outpatient cardiac catheterization, amino acid metabolism during anoxia, supraventricular tachycardia and mitral valve prolapse, among others.

Interests

Medical Interests

Dr. Gavin’s medical interests include many topics within interventional cardiology, as well as topics within heart disease prevention, including healthy diet and weight loss.

Professional Organizations

Dr. Gavin is an associate of the American College of Physicians, a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a member of the Washington State Medical Association and the Thurston/Mason County Medical Society.

Reviews

Patient Ratings and Comments

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey. Responses are measured on a 10-point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5-point scale in order to display results in a 5-star rating. Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments. These comments are the views and opinions of patients and are not endorsed by or necessarily reflect the views of Providence.

4.8 out of 5 (123 Ratings, 26 Comments)

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02/15/2017
Dr. Gavin listened to my concern, provided explanations that were understandable, and suggested specific ways to counteract the concerns mentioned.
100

02/13/2017
Doctor Gavin and staff are outstanding. since I see him for heart matters, I trust my life to him and staff and feel I receive very professional care and treatment.
100

02/13/2017
he always answered by questions about my over all concerns and what to do about the concern
100

02/13/2017
Dr. Gavin always is professional, friendly and easy to talk with.
100

01/15/2017
Dr. Lux take very good care of forpast 12 year's,I thank her all time.
100

01/15/2017
i have had a good visit with Dr . Gavin he listens and answers your questions to where you understand them
100

01/08/2017
hE KNOWS WHAT IS WRONG RIGHT AWAY,OR HE DOES TESTS AND FIND OUT.
100

01/05/2017
I appreciated that the tech telephoned the mammogram results the same day.
100

12/30/2016
Dr Gavin and his people encouraged me to lose excess weight and I did ! My health is much improved.
50

12/16/2016
Just your typical MD. Short visit and has a drug for every health problem.
90

12/12/2016
Receptionist was very friendly and helpful, and provided quick answers regarding medicare coverage. Dr. Gavin has a great "beside manner" and conveys that he sincerely cares about my health. [...] (his nurse?/receptionist) is always prompt in returning my calls.
100

12/07/2016
EXCELLENT DOCTOR THAT I HAVE BEEN SEEING FOR 12 1/2 YEARS
90

11/28/2016
Always keeps up on latest info on my condition & shares info freely.
100

11/13/2016
I was very pleased with the care received during this visit. I will return for Dr. Gavin's care and guidance with any of my medical condition should there be a need. I would recommend Dr.Gavin. [...]
100

11/08/2016
He was able to schedule me for diagnostic examinations and treatment that allowed us to receive medical clearance for a trip we had previously arranged [...]
100

11/06/2016
When he explains something to me, he's actually answering all my questions. I believe I have the best doctor ever.
100

10/16/2016
Providence & Mr. Gavin Staff provided outstanding service & where very helpful to my medical situation. I have never been more satisfied, with the care provided and the professionalism displayed by all staff team members from the receptionist during the in- processing to out processing.
100

10/09/2016
Dr. Gavin - I respect because he respects me and listens and answers so I easily understand
100

10/04/2016
Very good all the time.
100

09/05/2016
Dr. Gavin treated me like I was his own son. Even his recommendations for treatment were as if he was doing so for one of his own. I have never had a provider be quite as caring or honest as Dr. Gavin and I thank God that he was the one to oversee my treatment and care for my Cardiac condition.
100

08/30/2016
Dr Gavin shows concern about my overall general health, not just my heart condition.
100

08/28/2016
Dr. Gavin helps me to put his entire health needs and experiences into perspective [...]
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08/28/2016
nothing buy good.
100

07/29/2016
Dr. Gavin is very professional and thoughtful. His knowledge of my condition is why I asked to see him
90

07/22/2016
In office experience was great, as usual. I really enjoy Bill as my cardio.
100

07/14/2016
Dr. Gavin has always taken very good care of my heart problems.
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