Vascular surgeons treat diseases of the arteries and veins (excluding the heart) through medical therapy, minimally invasive catheter procedures and surgical reconstruction.
Kathleen Gibson, M.D., laser ablation of varicose veins, endovascular treatment of arterial disease, abdominal aneurysms, carotid disease, peripheral vascular disease, sclerotherapy, laparoscopy; Lake Washington Vascular Clinic, 1135 116th Ave. NE, Suite 305, Bellevue, 425.453.1772; Overlake Hospital Medical Center, EvergreenHealth; University of Washington, 1994
Mark H. Meissner, M.D., thrombotic disorders, vein disorders, peripheral vascular disease, abdominal aortic aneurysm; University of Washington Medical Center, Vascular Surgery, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.9436; University of Washington Medical Center; University of Colorado, 1985
Benjamin Ware Starnes, M.D., aortic surgery, aortic aneurysm, limb salvage, endovascular surgery; Harborview Medical Center, Vascular Surgery, 410 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.520.5000; Harborview Medical Center; Jefferson Medical College, 1992
Leonard T. Su, M.D., vascular surgery; Lake Washington Vascular, 1135 116th Ave. NE, Suite 305, Bellevue, 425.453.1772; Overlake Hospital Medical Center, EvergreenHealth; University of Pennsylvania, 1998
Nam T. Tran, M.D., endovascular surgery, abdominal & thoracic aortic aneurysm, carotid endarterectomy, peripheral vascular disease; Harborview Medical Center, Vascular Surgery, 410 Ninth Ave., fourth floor, Seattle, 206.520.5000; Harborview Medical Center; University of Washington, 1996
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.