Top Doctors 2018: Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

Part of our 18th annual list of the region's best physicians
| FROM THE PRINT EDITION |
 
 

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

Gabriel S. Aldea, M.D., minimally invasive cardiac surgery, vascular and thoracic aortic surgery, heart valve surgery; University of Washington Medical Center, Cardiothoracic Surgery, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.3636; University of Washington Medical Center; Columbia University, Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1981 

James K. Brevig, M.D., coronary surgery, valve surgery, bloodless surgery; Providence Medical Group North Everett Clinic, Cardiac & Thoracic Surgery, 1330 Rockefeller Ave., Suite 400, Everett, 425.261.4950; Providence Regional Medical Center Everett; Columbia University, Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1986 

Kimberly Costas, M.D., thoracic surgery, lung and esophageal cancer, minimally invasive surgery; Providence Medical Group North Everett Clinic, Cardiac & Thoracic Surgery, 1330 Rockefeller, Suite 400, Everett, 425.261.4950; Providence Regional Medical Center-Everett; Georgetown University School of Medicine, 1998 

15 Years Mark E. Hill, M.D., aneurysm, mitral heart valve surgery, thoracic and coronary artery surgery; Virginia Mason, Cardiothoracic Surgery, 1201 Terry Ave., Seattle, 206.223.6198; Virginia Mason Medical Center; University of Utah School of Medicine, 1989 

Michal Hubka, M.D., minimally invasive thoracic surgery, robotic surgery, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS); Virginia Mason Surgery Center, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.341.1905; Virginia Mason Medical Center; University of Washington School of Medicine, 2005 

Brian E. Louie, M.D., MPH, esophageal cancer, lung cancer, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD); Swedish Thoracic Surgery, 1101 Madison Ave., Suite 900, Seattle, 206.215.6800; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill; University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, Canada, 1996 

Michael S. Mulligan, M.D., lung transplant, lung and esophageal cancer, emphysema/lung volume reduction; Thoracic Surgery Clinic at University of Washington Medical Center, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.4477; University of Washington Medical Center; University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 1989 

15 Years  Eric Vallieres, M.D., lung and thoracic cancer, mesothelioma and mediastinal tumors, hyperhidrosis; Swedish Thoracic Surgery, 1101 Madison St., Suite 900, Seattle, 206.215.6800; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill; Laval University Medical School, Canada, 1982

15 Years Edward D. Verrier, M.D., adult congenital heart disease, heart valve surgery, aortic surgery; Cardiology Clinic at University of Washington Medical Center, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.4300; University of Washington Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center; Tufts University School of Medicine, 1974 

14 Years Douglas E. Wood, M.D., lung and esophageal cancer, tracheal surgery, mesothelioma; Thoracic Surgery Clinic at University of Washington Medical Center, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.4477; University of Washington Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center; Harvard Medical School, 1983 

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