Top Doctors 2017: Cardiac Electrophysiology


Cardiology Specialties

Physicians specializing in cardiology use a wide variety of surgical and nonsurgical techniques to treat diseases and disorders of the heart, which range from congenital defects—whether of interior walls of the heart, heart valves, or arteries and veins that carry blood to the heart—to arrhythmias and acquired heart diseases such as coronary artery disease and congestive heart failure.

Cardiac Electrophysiology
These cardiologists focus on the diagnosis and treatment of heart rhythm disorders.

George Lee Dolack, M.D., arrhythmias, catheter ablation, pacemakers/defibrillators; Southlake Clinic, Cardiology, 4011 Talbot Road S, Suite 500, Renton, 425.251.5110; Valley Medical Center; University of Washington, 1981
Sanjeev Garhwal, M.D., arrhythmias, catheter ablation, pacemakers/defibrillators; Western Washington Medical Group, 12728 19th Ave. SE, Suite 200, Everett, 425.225.2700; Providence Regional Medical Center Everett; New York University School of Medicine, 1997
Jeanne E. Poole, M.D., arrhythmias, angioplasty & stent placement, pacemakers/defibrillators; University of Washington Medical Center, Cardiology, 1959 NE Pacific St., third floor, Seattle, 206.598.4300; University of Washington Medical Center; University of Washington, 1980  
Jad Swingle, M.D., arrhythmias, catheter ablation, pacemakers/defibrillators, atrial fibrillation; The Polyclinic, Cardiology, 904 Seventh Ave., Seattle, 206.860.2302; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill campus; Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, 2000
Darryl S. Wells, M.D., arrhythmias, atrial fibrillation, catheter ablation, pacemakers; Swedish Heart & Vascular, 550 17th Ave., Suite 450, Seattle, 206.320.3276; Swedish Medical Center–Cherry Hill campus; Vanderbilt University, 2001 

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For our 17th annual report on the Puget Sound area’s most trusted physicians, we went straight to the experts—with the help of health care research firm Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.—and asked Seattle-area doctors to recommend their peers. The list of 412 physicians, in more than 66 specialties, on the following pages is the result of those recommendations.

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Hower Kwon, M.D., autism spectrum disorders, anxiety & mood disorders, ADD/ADHD; Bellevue Child Behavior Center, 365 118th Ave.