Sarah A. Lux, MD Providence Medical Group

Languages: English
Specialties:
Accepting New Patients
Professional Statement
For any patient looking for a new physician, I think it's important to know what you're looking for and what you want to get out of that relationship. That way, from the first appointment on, it's easy to go in and begin an open conversation.
Education
Institution
Type
University of Washington, Seattle
Medical School
Providence Portland Medical Center
Internship
Providence Portland Medical Center
Residency
Personal Interests
I love the ocean and marine life, so I get out on the water as often as possible. I also love to travel, and I’m hoping to take my children on an African safari someday.
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
Clinical Interests
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • diabetes mellitus
  • heart disease
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.

4.9 out of 5 (277 Ratings, 98 Comments)


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12/25/2017
she's the best, very thorough
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12/21/2017
Dr. Lux and her assistant took very good care of me and eased my concerns. I am much better based on the care they provided.
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12/20/2017
I have the best doctor in the area and am confident I am always getting the best care available. And I am a picky person.
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12/07/2017
Dr. Lux is a great combination of conservative and caring, I feel she was knowledgeable regarding the issues I had.
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12/04/2017
Dr. Lux has always been sensitive, respectful and thoughtful in listening and responding to any of my concerns and situations. I have been seeing her for probably 20 yrs. and have always trusted her to give me the best and most reasonable care.
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12/01/2017
Grateful for Dr Lux, and blessed by the ongoing mission of the Sisters of Providence.
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11/29/2017
very thorough. Listens to concerns. I am lucky to have her as my primary care doctor.
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11/16/2017
Dr. Lux has always looked out for the best care for my health & wellbeing!
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11/11/2017
Dr. Lux is always friendly, thorough and knowledgeable.
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11/10/2017
I have been seeing this provider for many years and she has always been very responsive to my medical needs in addition to being very personable, knowing and imparting the most recent information on my medical conditions.
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11/08/2017
I only have wonderful things to relate about the care given by Dr. Sarah Lux and her nurse [...]. Dr. Lux is always courteous, respectful, generous with her time, never makes the patient feel hurried, references the electronic medical record, interacts with the patient fully. I cannot say enough good things about Dr. Lux, and have recommended her when possible. I sing her praises.
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10/25/2017
Dr. Lux and her nurses are exceptionally courteous and caring. I ALWAYS feel I am getting the best treatment and advice possible with very specific information on what is going to be done to improve my health and what I might/should also do in that regard.
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10/23/2017
Dr Lux is simply the best.
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10/19/2017
Besides handling the medical issues I presented at this visit with empathy, skill, and a sense of humor, Dr Lux is advocating with me for sheltered bike parking at the clinic for patients. For those of us who don't have cars, this is really helpful.
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10/12/2017
Happy with care from Dr Lux
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10/11/2017
Have to to Dr. Lux for many years. Always explains things so I can understand and makes sure I'm up to date on all necessary blood work, immunizations, etc.
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10/11/2017
very knowledgeable and thoughtful regarding appropriate care.
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10/11/2017
In had my nearly 81 years, I've NEVER had more caring or thorough medical care than from Dr. Lux, nurse [...], and [...]. I am so grateful for each of them.
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10/10/2017
Dr. Lux and nurse [...] are exceptional care providers.
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09/27/2017
Best Doctor I have ever had
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09/27/2017
no bad experiences, I just can't refer people to her because her practice is full.
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09/22/2017
excellent Dr.
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09/20/2017
Dr Lux is a caring person and we discussed the fault [...] is with not having Doctors look at anything on older women and that is a shame because now she is giving me a Malmmaogram and she will let me know in a timely way and I am hope full it is OK. She helped me with a Urine Tract infection which is feeling better.
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09/20/2017
I had an appointment at 10am and ended up in the ED and admitted to the Hopsital by 8 p.m. that night. Frustration more prevention is apparently not possible, apparently.
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09/06/2017
I am so thankful that I have Sarah Lux as my doctor. I feel I am in good hands always.
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09/06/2017
excellent
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09/05/2017
I have been a patient of this provider for over 22 years. I trust her and her staff with my health.
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09/05/2017
I was in a car wreck [...], was transported to Prov. St. Peter Hospital ER where I received minimal, substandard care. [...] I saw Dr. Lux in follow up the next week, she always does a thorough exam and is a good listener and documents well. Dr. Lux suggested sending me to a neurologist for my concussion but she said it would take several months to get because of a lack of neurologist. [...]
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08/31/2017
always excellent care
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08/28/2017
Dr Lux is 'the best' - takes excellent care, answers all my 'whining' !
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08/24/2017
Dr. Sarah Lux has been my physician for years. I trust her completely. Her nurse [...] is also a jewel. Whenever I text her, she answers all my questions. I am so glad my sister recommended this office to me.
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08/15/2017
I am very thankful that I have had Dr. Lux for so many years. She is compassionate, thorough, patient and very professional. I trust her completely.
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07/31/2017
I could not ask for a better care provider. I so am grateful to have someone like Dr. Lux to care for me.
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07/26/2017
Dr Lux is awesome - love her!
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07/19/2017
Dr Sarah Lux has a terrific ability to analyze different medical problems. She knows my medical background which helps solve my problems! She is the most outstanding doctor that I have had!
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07/19/2017
always good
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07/11/2017
Because of the email process I can easily and reliably get information about my concerns from the doctor's nurse. [...]
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07/10/2017
Dr Lux is always kind and knowledgeable, you feel as if she really cares about you as a person as well as a patient. As long as she is in practice she will be my doctor. I have complete faith in her to do the right thing.
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07/07/2017
I am a new patient. My old Dr. retired. Dr. Lux was wonderful. I am looking forward to being her patient for a long time!
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07/03/2017
Professional, Attentive, Listens, Teaches, Knowledgeable, Inquisitive, Kind, Excellent, well trained staff.
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06/29/2017
when I needed to find an orthopedic surgeon, [...], the nurse kept calling me checking if I was successful. she called me several times in one day. She did all she could to help. I really appreciate her!
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06/28/2017
Dr. Lux is an articulate, intelligent, patient, and well grounded physician. She always takes time to ensure the patient is clear on needed care and follow ups. This comment is based upon 10 years of contact with Dr. Lux.
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06/26/2017
Listened my questions with respect and provided me with all of the all of answers I needed.
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06/26/2017
Dr. Lux is thorough, attentive, knowledgeable, explains things well.
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06/15/2017
Dr. Lux is always very personable, and helpful. She seems like a friend.
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06/08/2017
Dr. Lux is an exceptional provider. I am very satisfied being in her care.
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06/07/2017
I have no bad experiences with Dr. Lux. She has always been sensitive to my health needs. She can always be counted on to respond right away when I have had health emergencies. [...] No problems with my Dr. She is an excellent example of what a GOOD Doctor should be.
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06/07/2017
I love my care providers!!!!
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06/03/2017
tremendous physician that is timely, respectful, a good listener and very well versed as a physician. Great Dr.
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05/31/2017
I am really impressed with the speed of teh lab test I got all results on my chart the next day
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05/29/2017
in office practice there is way too much reliance on computers. 'my chart' is good for e-mail but lacks access to information.
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05/25/2017
Very thorough exam and questions answered about medical care. Always feel my needs are addressed. Under care for over 30 yrs, always satisfied. That's exemplary FOR SURE!
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05/22/2017
I have always had a very good experience with Dr.Sarah Lux! She is always very thorough, listens carefully to my concerns, and gives me good medical advice! She is a gem!!!!
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05/20/2017
I already have recommended Dr. Lux to a friend who is highly satisfied as well. I feel extremely blessed to have her and be under her care!
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05/10/2017
I was surprised by the direction on my sign in sheet to discuss only 2 medical concerns. I had planned to discuss problems from head to ankle.
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05/04/2017
Dr. Lux is truly the best doctor I have ever dealt with in my 74 years. Her patients must really like her because she rarely has a opening to take new patients.
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05/03/2017
Always great with Dr. Lux and nurse [...]
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04/27/2017
Dr Lux is very attentive to me during our appointments. I am pleased with my care
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04/26/2017
Always have issues with receptionists. Not very informed and not very helpful. Very frustrating!!!!!
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04/26/2017
Usually I am seen on time. This visit was an exception. I had no problem waiting. I understand that sometimes things happen and appreciate the care and attention received. It is more than worth the wait.
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04/19/2017
Sarah is an outstanding care giver.
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04/19/2017
They always say hello before I get to the window. Very friendly & caring.
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04/19/2017
never had a bad experience with Dr. Lux. She and nurse [...] are superb and I rely on them with complete confidence
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04/13/2017
Everyone was timely, friendly, and professional
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04/12/2017
I feel very lucky to have Dr Lux as my doctor. she is very smart, dedicated and compassionate.
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04/12/2017
I really appreciate being able to E-Mail and explain an issue and then having the provider respond with directions/suggestions and a plan of attack in a very timely manner.
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04/12/2017
Dr. Lux is a fantastic provider.
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04/12/2017
I was referred to PT and that went through promptly. Also got my X-ray the same day.
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04/06/2017
Excellent physician, [...].
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03/29/2017
I noticed in my electronic chart that my provider did not believe me when I share that I have [...] and cannot have children. I have explained that a karotype was done when I was a child and confirmed total lack of a [...]. I appreciate it when my provider believes me as a reasonably intelligent individual and someone who has spent my whole life living in this body!
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03/29/2017
I have always received great care and respect from Dr. Lux and her staff. We live in Spanaway and my husband and I would not even consider anyone closer. Don't know what she is paid, but I am sure she deserves a raise!
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03/27/2017
Dr. Lux is always well prepared with knowledge of my medical history, she answers questions succinctly and explains well.
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03/24/2017
Dr. Lux and her nurse are always so nice and caring and I feel like they really listen to me and attend to me well.
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03/20/2017
Dr Lux is extremely thorough in her knowledge of my health history. She makes sure I am up to date with my immunizations and various screening exams (i.e. mammo, colonoscopy, dexa scan). As busy as she is, Dr Lux never makes me feel as if she is rushing me through my appt. She makes sure all of my heath issues have been addressed. I have heard from my "specialty" physicians that Dr Lux does an excellent job with her office visit dictations. They are always well informed about my health concerns/needs. Dr Lux is a very compassionate person in addition to being an excellent physician. I am very blessed to have Dr Lux as my PCP.
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03/15/2017
I am a new patient for Dr. Lux, after having been to my previous physician for 24 years. Wow! Am I glad I changed doctors! Dr. Lux is super thorough, extremely likeable, but at the same time, tells it like it is! Straight-forward. I like that!
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02/22/2017
Both nurse and doctor openly & sincerely concerned about my overall health & well being. Nice to be asked so many caring and probing questions & to receive such good and detailed medical & lifestyle advice!
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02/08/2017
Dr. Luxus always professional , pleasant and an excellent listener. Very observant. And, careful to address anxiety about appt etc.
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01/25/2017
She gives me excellant care and attention
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01/25/2017
Always a great experience with Dr. Sarah Lux and RN [...], always and they are soooooooo kind.
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01/24/2017
I have always felt very confident and comfortable when dealing with Dr. Lux.
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01/23/2017
I appreciate how Dr. Lux listens to me and allows me to retain responsibility for my own health. I participate in my care as a discussion, with her presenting the options, and me weighing in on my preference. When she talks to me, I feel like I'm being treated as an equal, as an intelligent person, and I really value that in her approach. I'm very happy with all the care I've received from her in the past.
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01/21/2017
Both Dr. Lux and [...] are wonderful at their jobs. They treat people with care and understanding. I appreciate them more than they know. I e-mail them with a non-emergency question and they answer by the next day. They truly are CARE givers. I feel they care about "me" as a person, not just a patient.
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01/19/2017
Dr Lux always listens what i have to say and takes the best care of me.
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01/11/2017
Couldn't be better.
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01/04/2017
Dr. Lux is an excellent physician, and she is an excellent listener. She also explains things in lay terms so the I can understand.
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01/04/2017
receptionists could work on being welcoming and having a smile on their faces. I switched my insurance and it seemed like I was a hassle for them.
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12/22/2016
I have been a patient of Dr. Lux for 24 years. I trust her completely! I am completely satisfied with the care she has always given me.
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12/21/2016
I've been seeing Sara Lux for at least 15 years, and she is the best family physician I have ever had.
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12/21/2016
My doctor always provides the highest quality care in a thoughtful, caring atmosphere.
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12/14/2016
Top notch health care at this office. I pray I never have to change doctors.
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12/08/2016
Excellent, she was referred by another physician [...]
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12/01/2016
Dr. Lux is an outstanding provider - combining knowledge, science, and common sense in a perfect balance.
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11/30/2016
Always takes the time to get the care I'm needed.
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11/28/2016
Dr. Lux listens well, knows my history and is kind in her approach, as well as being professionally accurate.
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11/26/2016
Dr. Lux and her nurse, [...], both are both very caring and answer any questions I have.
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11/24/2016
Always good
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11/23/2016
Both Sarah Lux and nurse [...] are always professional as well as compassionate and caring. When I'm there they are focused on me and my needs.
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11/21/2016
I have never had a bad experience with Dr. Lux or her office. Every visit has always been pleasant regardless of how lousy I may have felt.
 
Providence Medical Group South Sound Internal Medicine
3425 Ensign Road Northeast Suite 220
Olympia, WA 98506
360-493-4777
Affiliated Facilities
Providence St. Peter Hospital