Top Docs '14: Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery

Cardiac Surgery

Also known as cardiovascular surgery, cardiac surgery includes aortic and valve surgery, artificial hearts and implantable devices, atrial fibrillation and bypass surgery, valve surgery and more.

Mark E. Hill, M.D., adult cardiac surgery, adult thoracic surgery; Virginia Mason Hospital & Seattle Medical Center, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.223.6198; Virginia Mason; University of Utah, 1989

Joseph Teply, M.D., aortic aneurysm repair and aortic valve replacement, coronary bypass using arterial grafts, complex and repeat heart surgeries; Swedish Cardiac Surgery, 600 E Jefferson St., Suite 110, Seattle, 206.320.7300; Swedish Medical Center; Ohio State University, 1976

Gautam R. Velamoor, M.D., adult cardiac surgery, aortic and mitral valve surgery, aortic surgery; Virginia Mason Hospital & Seattle Medical Center, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.223.6198; Virginia Mason, EvergreenHealth Medical Center; University of Washington, 2000

Edward Verrier, M.D., cardiac surgery (including transplantation), valvular heart disease, thoracic aortic disease; UW Medical Center, 1560 N 115th St., Suite 106, Seattle, 206.368.1582; UWMC; Tufts University, 1974

 

Cardiac Surgery, Pediatric

Jonathan Chen, M.D., complex newborn cardiac surgery, heart transplantation and mechanical assistance, adult congenital heart surgery; Seattle Children’s Hospital, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, 206.987.5759; Seattle Children’s, University of Washington, MultiCare Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital; Columbia University, 1994

Lester Permut, M.D., pediatric cardiothoracic surgery, pediatric cardiac transplant; Seattle Children’s Hospital, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, 206.987.2015; Seattle Children’s, UW Medical Center; Boston University, 1983

 

Cardiology, Electrophysiology

Cardiologists focusing on the diagnosis and treatment of heart rhythm disorders

Michael Belz, M.D., clinical cardiac electrophysiology; Group Health, Capitol Hill campus, 125 16th Ave. E, Seattle, 206.326.3020, Group Health Tacoma Medical Center, 209 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Tacoma, 253.596.3300; Group Health Cooperative, Virginia Mason Medical Center; University of Kansas, 1987

George Lee Dolack, M.D., arrhythmias, catheter ablation, cardiac device therapy; Southlake Clinic, 4011 Talbot Road S, Renton, 425.251.5110, Summit Cardiology, 1536 N 115th St., Suite 200, Seattle, 206.363.1004; Valley Medical Center, UW Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center;  University of Washington, 1981

Christopher Fellows, M.D., arrhythmias, pacemakers, defibrillators and cardiac electrophysiology; Virginia Mason Hospital & Seattle Medical Center, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.341.1111; Virginia Mason; Oregon Health & Science University, 1980

Daniel V. Wilkinson, M.D., Summit Cardiology, 1536 N 115th St., Suite 200, Seattle, 206.363.1004; Northwest Hospital & Medical Center; Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, 1980

 

Cardiology, General

Peter Baciewicz, M.D., coronary disease and coronary intervention, heart failure, cardiac imaging; The Polyclinic Madison Center, 904 Seventh Ave., The Polyclinic Northgate, 11011 Meridian Ave. N, Seattle, 206.860.2302; Swedish Medical Center; New York University, 1983

Joshua Buckler, M.D., atrial fibrillation valvular heart disease, coronary artery disease; Pacific Medical Centers, 1101 Madison St., Suite 301, Seattle, 206.505.1300; Virginia Mason Medical Center, Swedish Medical Center; University of Michigan, 2001

Philip Massey, M.D., echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, valvular heart disease; Pacific Medical Centers, 1101 Madison St., Suite 301, Seattle, 206.505.1300; PacMed, Virginia Mason Medical Center; Vanderbilt University, 1996

Arthur Resnick, M.D., general and preventive cardiology; Group Health, Capitol Hill campus, 125 16th Ave. E, Seattle, 206.326.3000; Group Health Cooperative, Virginia Mason Medical Center; Harvard University, 1979

Derek Rodrigues, M.D., arrhythmias, cardiac electrophysiology; Overlake Hospital Medical Center, 1135 116th Ave. NE, Suite 600, Bellevue, 425.454.2656; Overlake, Seattle Children’s Hospital, EvergreenHealth Medical Center; University of London, United Kingdom, 1982

Neil Siecke, M.D., coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, risk factor modification; Swedish Heart and Vascular Edmonds, 7320 216th St. SW, Suite 210, Edmonds, 425.744.1777; Swedish Medical Center Edmonds; New York University, 1993

Mark R. Vossler, M.D., heart failure, cardiomyopathy, heart disease in pregnancy, echocardiography; EvergreenHealth Heart and Vascular Care, 12333 NE 130th Lane, Suite 320, Kirkland, 425.899.0555; EvergreenHealth Medical Center; University of Rochester, 1989

James Patrick Willems, M.D., coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, cardiac catheterization and non-invasive cardiac imaging; The Polyclinic Madison Center,904 Seventh Ave., Seattle, 206.860.2302; Swedish Medical Center; University of Virginia, 1995

Eugene Yang, M.D., primary prevention of coronary artery disease, hypertension, lipid management; UW Medicine Eastside Specialty Center, 3100 Northup Way, Bellevue, 206.520.2000; UWMC; University of Pennsylvania, 1997

 

Cardiology General, Pediatric

Kimberly A. Krabill, M.D., fetal cardiology, echocardiography; NorthWest Congenital Heart Care, Pediatrix Cardiology of Washington, 1229 Madison, Suite 860, Seattle, 206.223.2178, 1412 SW 43rd St., Suite 201, Renton, 253.396.4868, and also in Issaquah; Swedish Medical Center, MultiCare Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital; University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1981

Mark Lewin, M.D., echocardiography, fetal cardiac diagnosis, cardiovascular genetics; Seattle Children’s Hospital, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, 206.987.2015; Seattle Children’s, UW Medical Center; University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, 1991

Tim C. McQuinn, M.D., inpatient and outpatient pediatric cardiology; Seattle Children’s Hospital, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, 206.987.2015; Seattle Children’s, EvergreenHealth Medical Center, Providence Regional Medical Center Everett; University of Washington, 1979

 

Cardiology, Interventional

These cardiologists use nonsurgical interventional procedures, such as catheters, for procedures that once required open-heart surgery.

Larry Dean, M.D., heart catheterization, aortic stenosis, cardiovascular angiography; UW Medical Center, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.4300; UWMC; University of Alabama, Birmingham, 1980

Scott Haugen**, M.D., internal medicine, advanced coronary and peripheral interventional techniques; Group Health Bellevue Medical Center, 11511 NE 10th St, Bellevue, 425.502.3000; Group Health Cooperative, Overlake Hospital Medical Center; University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, 1999

Kier Huehnergarth, M.D., echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, invasive coronary angiography; The Polyclinic Madison Center, 904 Seventh Ave., Seattle, The Polyclinic Northgate, 11011 Meridian Ave. N, Suite 200, Seattle, 206.860.2302 ; Swedish Medical Center, Virginia Mason Medical Center; Albany Medical College, 2002

Wayne S. Hwang, M.D., general cardiology, cardiovascular prevention; Virginia Mason Hospital & Seattle Medical Center, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.341.1111, Virginia Mason Bainbridge Island Medical Center, 380 Winslow Way E, Bainbridge Island, 206.842.5632; Virginia Mason; Yale University, Indiana University, 1996

Ed Kim, M.D., general cardiology, pacemakers/defibrillators; EvergreenHealth Medical Center, 12333 NE 130th Lane, Suite 320, Kirkland, 425.899.0555; EvergreenHealth, Overlake Hospital Medical Center; University of Pennsylvania, 1993

Gordon Kritzer, M.D., interventional cardiology, general cardiology, cardiac rehabilitation; Virginia Mason Hospital & Seattle Medical Center, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.341.1111; Virginia Mason, Bartlett Medical Center, Juneau, Alaska; University of California, San Diego, 1980

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