Top Doctors 2020 Cardiology Specialties: Cardiovascular Disease

Part of our 20th annual list of the region's best physicians
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This article appears in print in the April 2020 issue as part of the Top Doctors (Cardiology Specialties) cover story. Click here to subscribe.

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

Keiko Aikawa, M.D., preventive cardiology, coronary artery disease, echocardiography; Pacific Medical Centers, First Hill, Cardiovascular Laboratory, 1101 Madison St., Suite 301, Seattle, 206.505.1300; Swedish Medical Center

Humera Ali, M.D., cholesterol/lipid disorders, interventional cardiology, preventive cardiology; The Polyclinic Madison Center, Cardiology, 904 Seventh Ave., Seattle, 206.860.2302; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill

Ronnier Aviles, M.D., noninvasive and invasive cardiology, peripheral vascular disease, coronary artery disease; Overlake Clinics, Cardiology, 1135 116th Ave. NE, Suite 600, Bellevue, 425.635.6544; Overlake Medical Center

Joshua M. Buckler, M.D., heart valve and coronary artery disease, cholesterol/lipid disorders, echocardiography; Swedish Heart & Vascular Institute, 550 17th Ave., Suite 680, Seattle, 206.320.4697; Swedish Medical Center

Daniel P. Fishbein, M.D., heart transplant medicine, heart failure; Heart Institute at University of Washington Medical Center, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.4300; University of Washington Medical Center

Julie Heyn, M.D., carotid artery disease, cholesterol/lipid disorders, hypertension; Summit Cardiology, 1536 N 115 St., Suite 200, Seattle, 206.363.1004; Northwest Hospital & Medical Center

Kier Huehnergarth, M.D., coronary artery disease, cholesterol/lipid disorders; The Polyclinic Madison Center, Cardiology, 904 Seventh Ave., Seattle, 206.860.2385; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill 

Philip Massey, M.D., heart valve disease, echocardiography, 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

Catherine M. Otto, M.D., heart valve and congenital heart disease, echocardiography, Marfan syndrome; Heart Institute at University of Washington Medical Center, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.4300; University of Washington Medical Center

Karen K. Stout, M.D., adult congenital heart disease, heart disease in pregnancy, echocardiography; Heart Institute at University of Washington Medical Center, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.4300; University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle Children’s Hospital

Mark R. Vossler, M.D., heart failure, cardiomyopathy, echocardiography; EvergreenHealth Heart & Vascular Care, 12333 NE 130th Lane, Suite 320, Kirkland, 425.899.0555; EvergreenHealth

Sara O. Weiss, M.D., invasive cardiology, echocardiography, heart failure; Virginia Mason Heart Institute, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.341.1111; Virginia Mason Medical Center

James Willems, M.D., coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, cardiac catheterization; The Polyclinic Madison Center, Cardiology, 904 Seventh Ave., Seattle, 206.860.2302; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill

Ryan Yuan, M.D., Ph.D., carotid artery disease, heart valve disease, preventive cardiology; Kaiser Permanente Washington, Bellevue Medical Center, Cardiology Clinic, 11511 NE 10th St., Bellevue, 425.502.3160; Overlake Medical Center

Credentials
A guide to the abbreviations used in this list to indicate medical and professional degrees:

DMD Doctor of Dental Medicine
D.O. Doctor of Osteopathy
MBA Master of Business Administration
MBChB Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (U.K. and other countries outside the U.S.)
M.D. Doctor of Medicine
MPH Master of Public Health
MSCE Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology
MS/MSCI Master of Science (many countries outside the U.S.)
Ph.D. Doctor of Philosophy (doctorate)
Each physician’s primary practice location is listed after their specialties; additional hospital affiliations follow.

* One asterisk after a physician’s name means the physician is not seeing new patients, but may refer within the department, group or practice.
** Two asterisks mean that the physician is not seeing new patients, but can take new patients by referral. The doctor may also take relatives of current patients.

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