Oliver A. Batson, M.D. Providence Medical Group

Languages: English
Accepting New Patients
Professional Statement
It is a privilege to care for the individuals and families I see. I feel honored that theyve chosen to involve me in their care and treatment plan.
Education
Institution
Type
The Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine - Baltimore, MD
Medical School
Indiana University School Of Medicine - Indianapolis, IN
Internship
Indiana University School Of Medicine - Indianapolis, IN
Residency
University Of Vermont - Burlington, VT
Fellowship
Professional Associations
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Washington State Medical Oncology Society
Personal Interests
I enjoy good food and wine, as well as working on my property. I also enjoy frequent trips to the Oregon coast as well as visiting my five children and their families.
Health Plans Accepted
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup Healthy Options
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Plan of Washington
  • Coordinated Care (all programs accepted)
  • First Choice Health Network
  • Group Health Cooperative Access PPO
  • Group Health Cooperative Medicare
  • Group Health Cooperative Options PPO
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • Medicare Railroad
  • Molina Healthcare WA
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Providence Health Plan Preferred
  • Regence Blue Shield
  • TRICARE (all programs accepted)
  • TriWest PPO
  • United Healthcare
  • Washington Apple Health (Medicaid Fee-for-Service, DCHS and HCA)
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Hematology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
Clinical Interests
  • Cancer Chemotherapy
  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Tracheal Cancer
  • Unknown Primary Cancer
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.

4.8 out of 5 (118 Ratings, 28 Comments)


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03/27/2018
He wasn't interested in me -
100

03/26/2018
I have always felt that everyone cares for me and is concerned about what my problem is.
100

03/21/2018
I'm always treated very well all the way around. Excellent staff
100

03/07/2018
I have always been impressed with St. Mary's Cancer Center. The people there, staff and auxiliary personnel, go above and beyond to make sure that the patient feels welcome and special, and an individual and not just a number or a warm body.
100

02/26/2018
very satisfied with all aspects of care
100

02/21/2018
I have received Professional, Knowledgeable and compassionate care everywhere in the Provendence network. I am very pleased with my medical care and the results I have received at St. Mary Cancer Center since November 2017.
100

01/30/2018
Dr Batson is my Oncology Dr and these visits are part of an on-going follow-up care plan. Dr. Batson and the entire Cancer Center have always provided me with excellent care throughout every aspect of my entire cancer journey. [...]
100

01/29/2018
I am very pleased with my care !
100

12/21/2017
I couldn't be happier with Dr. Batson and his team. I'm glad I switch [...] to Providence St. Mary's in Walla Walla Washington.
90

12/15/2017
Very compassionate doctor & very knowledgeable.
100

11/30/2017
Dr. Batson and his nurses made me feel confident there is a plan for monitoring my neuroendocrine cancer. I believe they truly care about my health.
100

11/21/2017
excellent care from this provider and nursing staff.
100

10/23/2017
Dr Batson and the entire staff are excellent. They respond very quickly and are helpful and caring
100

09/07/2017
Always great very comfortable w/care received.
80

08/24/2017
very helpful
90

08/14/2017
St Mary's Cancer Center is a great facility with a caring staff
100

08/04/2017
I'm a tough judge of medical providers. Providence in Walla Walla is exceptional.
90

08/03/2017
Dr. Batson is always "up to speed" on my records. He is very open to options we may consider for my benefit.
100

07/28/2017
Dr Batson and the cancer team are so caring, compassionate, thoughtful and genuine. Thank you to all !!
100

07/20/2017
Dr. Batson & his nurses, [...], are wonderful people. They make me feel as normal as I can, in a very scary & unknown future with fighting cancer.
100

07/06/2017
Excellent staff all the way around. Very happy with my care
100

06/22/2017
Positive, professional, compassionate & realistic.
100

06/15/2017
[...], the nurse, was exceptional and also the phlebotomist.
100

06/06/2017
Every caregiver in the cancer center is great. They are attentive to my needs. Very happy with the care provided by Dr. Baton and his team.
100

06/03/2017
Dr. Batson showed respect for my wishes in my health care.
100

06/01/2017
I like Dr.Batson very much.He is treating me for cancer at this time.
90

05/10/2017
The Cancer Center is staffed by exceptionally competent and caring people, at all levels. Doctors, nurses, pharmacologists, administrative staff, volunteers, everyone - - - they all seemed to be specifically selected for ability to make patients feel comfortable.
80

05/04/2017
I use a cane & have trouble sitting down in waiting room chairs. Everyone has been so kind and attentive. They help me up, don't rush me and are always helpful!
 
Providence St. Mary Regional Cancer Center
401 West Poplar Street
Walla Walla, WA 99362
509-897-5705
Affiliated Facilities
Providence St. Mary Medical Center