Top Doctors 2018: Cardiovascular Disease

Part of our 18th annual list of the region's best physicians

By Edited by Virginia Smyth

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March 1, 2018

This article originally appeared in the April 2018 issue of Seattle Magazine.

This article appears in print in the April 2018 issue, as part of the Top Doctors cover story. Click here to subscribe.

These cardiologists treat disorders of the heart, lungs and blood vessels.

Ronnier Aviles, M.D., noninvasive cardiology, invasive cardiology, peripheral vascular disease; Overlake Medical Clinic, Cardiology, 1135 116th Ave. NE, Suite 600, Bellevue, 425.635.6544; Overlake Hospital Medical Center; Autonomous School of Medical Sciences of Central America, Costa Rica, 1996 

Joshua M. Buckler, M.D., atrial fibrillation, heart valve and coronary artery disease, echocardiography; Swedish Heart & Vascular Institute, 550 17th Ave., Suite 680, Seattle, 206.320.4697; Swedish Medical Center–Cherry Hill; University of Michigan Medical School, 2001 

Daniel P. Fishbein, M.D., heart transplant medicine, heart failure, left ventricular assist device (LVAD); Cardiology Clinic at University of Washington Medical Center, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.4300; University of Washington Medical Center; Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1980 

William S. Getchell, M.D., stress echocardiography, echocardiography, invasive cardiology; EvergreenHealth Heart and Vascular Care, 12333 NE 130th Lane, Suite 320, Kirkland, 425.899.0555; EvergreenHealth; University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, 1991

Julie P. Heyn, M.D., carotid artery disease, cholesterol/lipid disorders, hypertension; Summit Cardiology, McMurray Building, 1536 N 115 St., Suite 200, Seattle, 206.363.1004; Northwest Hospital & Medical Center; University of Washington School of Medicine, 1992 

Kier Huehnergarth, M.D., coronary artery disease, cholesterol/lipid disorders; The Polyclinic, Cardiology, 904 Seventh Ave., Seattle, 206.860.2302; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill; Albany Medical College, 2002 

Theodore K. Lau, M.D., interventional cardiology, preventive cardiology, cholesterol/lipid disorders; Franciscan Heart & Vascular Associates, 1802 S Yakima Ave., Suite 304, Tacoma, 253.627.1244; St. Joseph Medical Center; McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Canada, 1996 

James H. Leggett, M.D., noninvasive cardiology, interventional cardiology, peripheral vascular disease; Overlake Hospital Medical Center, Cardiology, 1135 116th Ave. NE, Suite 600, Bellevue, 425.454.2656; Overlake Hospital Medical Center; University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, 1982 

Michael Longo, M.D., echocardiography, preventive cardiology, coronary artery disease; Virginia Mason Heart Institute, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.341.1111; Virginia Mason Medical Center; State University of New York, Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, 1992 

Philip Massey, M.D., cardiovascular disease, nuclear cardiology; Pacific Medical Centers, Canyon Park, 1909 214th St. SE, Suite 300, Bothell, 425.412.7200; Swedish Medical Center–Cherry Hill, Swedish Medical Center–First Hill; Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 1996

Sara Weiss, M.D., invasive cardiology, echocardiography, heart failure; Virginia Mason Heart Institute, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.341.1111; Virginia Mason Medical Center; Columbia University, Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, 2001 

James Willems, M.D., coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, preventive cardiology; The Polyclinic, Cardiology, 904 Seventh Ave., Seattle, 206.860.2302; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill; University of Virginia School of Medicine, 1995 

Marko Yakovlevitch, M.D., noninvasive cardiology, cardiovascular risk assessment and prevention, nuclear cardiology; Summit Cardiology, 1536 N 115th St., Suite 200, Seattle, 206.363.1004; Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, University of Washington Medical Center; Yale University School of Medicine, 1990 

Eugene Yang, M.D., coronary artery disease and cholesterol/lipid disorders, cardiac imaging, hypertension; Cardiology Clinic at Eastside Specialty Center, 3100 Northup Way, Bellevue, 425.646.7777; University of Washington Medical Center; University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, 1997

 

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