Best Local Heart Surgery Center

By: Niki Stojnic | Posted July 01, 2014
The da Vinci robot is a key precision tool at Swedish's Heart and Vascular Institute

Want the best heart surgery in the state? Go to the Cherry Hill campus of Swedish Medical Center, the only Washington hospital to make the Consumer Reports list of top 15 heart hospitals in the country for heart bypass and valve replacement surgery. In 2013, Swedish's team performed 730 heart surgeries, well above the average of 300-400. Other local hospitals received an average ranking in the Consumer Reports list.

For more, take a look at our list of 2014 top cardiologists and cardiac surgeons, as well as our q-and-a on heart healthy eats with EvergreenHealth's Dr. Mark Vossler meanwhile peruse cardiologist Mark Vossler’s thoughts on a heart healthy diet.