Top Doctors 2016: Cardiovascular Disease

By Seattle Mag


January 18, 2016

This article originally appeared in the February 2016 issue of Seattle Magazine.

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

These cardiologists treat disorders of the heart, lungs and blood vessels.
Humera Ali, M.D., cholesterol/lipid disorders, interventional cardiology, preventive cardiology; Polyclinic, Cardiology, 904 Seventh Ave., Seattle, 206.860.2302; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill; University of Toronto, 1990
Joshua M. Buckler, M.D., heart valve disease, coronary artery disease, cholesterol/lipid disorders; Swedish Heart & Vascular Institute, Cardiology, 550 17th Ave., Suite 680, Seattle, 206.320.4697; Swedish Medical Center–Cherry Hill; University of Michigan, 2001
David A. Dichek, M.D., coronary artery disease, gene therapy/cardiac angiogenesis, preventive cardiology; Cardiology Clinic at UWMC, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.0190; UW Medical Center; University of California, Los Angeles, 1984
Daniel P. Fishbein, M.D., heart transplant medicine, heart failure, sleep disorders/cardiac risk; Cardiology Clinic at UWMC, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.0190; UW Medical Center; Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1980
Rosario Velazquez Freeman, M.D., general cardiology, echocardiography, valvular heart disease; Cardiology Imaging at UWMC, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.7000; UW Medical Center; Loyola University, Stritch School of Medicine, 1995
James H. Leggett, M.D., noninvasive cardiology, interventional cardiology, peripheral vascular disease; Overlake Medical Clinics, Cardiology, 1135 116th Ave. NE, Suite 600, Bellevue, 425.454.2656; Overlake Hospital Medical Center; University of Arkansas, 1982
Derek M. Rodrigues, M.D., arrhythmias, cardiac electrophysiology and catheterization, nuclear stress testing; Overlake Medical Clinics, Cardiology, 1135 116th Ave. NE, Suite 600, Bellevue, 425.635.6544; Overlake Hospital Medical Center, EvergreenHealth Medical Center; University of London, U.K., 1982
James Schneider, M.D., echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, interventional cardiology; EvergreenHealth Heart & Vascular Care, 12333 NE 130th Lane, Suite 320, Kirkland, 425.899.0555; EvergreenHealth Medical Center; Dartmouth Medical School, 1975
Karen Kathleen Stout, M.D., adult congenital heart disease, heart disease in pregnancy, echocardiography; Cardiology Imaging at UWMC, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.7000; UW Medical Center, Seattle Children’s Hospital; University of Arizona, 1996
Mark R. Vossler, M.D., heart failure, cardiomyopathy, heart disease in pregnancy; EvergreenHealth Heart & Vascular Care, 12333 NE 130th Lane, Suite 320, Kirkland, 425.899.0555; EvergreenHealth Medical Center; University of Rochester, 1989
James Willems, M.D., coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, preventive cardiology; Polyclinic, Cardiology, 904 Seventh Ave., Seattle, 206.860.2302; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill; University of Virginia, 1995
Marko Yakovlevitch, M.D., noninvasive cardiology, preventive cardiology, complex heart disease; Summit Cardiology, 1536 N 115th St., Suite 200, Seattle, 206.363.1004; Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, UW Medical Center; Yale University, 1990
Eugene Yang, M.D., primary and secondary prevention of coronary artery disease, hypertension and lipid management, cardiac imaging; Cardiology Clinic at Eastside Specialty Center, 3100 Northup Way, Bellevue, 425.646.7777; UW Medical Center; University of Pennsylvania, 1997

Humera Ali, M.D., cholesterol/lipid disorders, interventional cardiology, preventive cardiology; Polyclinic, Cardiology, 904 Seventh Ave., Seattle, 206.860.2302; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill; University of Toronto, 1990

Joshua M. Buckler, M.D., heart valve disease, coronary artery disease, cholesterol/lipid disorders; Swedish Heart & Vascular Institute, Cardiology, 550 17th Ave., Suite 680, Seattle, 206.320.4697; Swedish Medical Center–Cherry Hill; University of Michigan, 2001

David A. Dichek, M.D., coronary artery disease, gene therapy/cardiac angiogenesis, preventive cardiology; Cardiology Clinic at UWMC, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.0190; UW Medical Center; University of California, Los Angeles, 1984

Daniel P. Fishbein, M.D., heart transplant medicine, heart failure, sleep disorders/cardiac risk; Cardiology Clinic at UWMC, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.0190; UW Medical Center; Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1980

Rosario Velazquez Freeman, M.D., general cardiology, echocardiography, valvular heart disease; Cardiology Imaging at UWMC, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.7000; UW Medical Center; Loyola University, Stritch School of Medicine, 1995

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

Derek M. Rodrigues, M.D., arrhythmias, cardiac electrophysiology and catheterization, nuclear stress testing; Overlake Medical Clinics, Cardiology, 1135 116th Ave. NE, Suite 600, Bellevue, 425.635.6544; Overlake Hospital Medical Center, EvergreenHealth Medical Center; University of London, U.K., 1982

James Schneider, M.D., echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, interventional cardiology; EvergreenHealth Heart & Vascular Care, 12333 NE 130th Lane, Suite 320, Kirkland, 425.899.0555; EvergreenHealth Medical Center; Dartmouth Medical School, 1975

Karen Kathleen Stout, M.D., adult congenital heart disease, heart disease in pregnancy, echocardiography; Cardiology Imaging at UWMC, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.7000; UW Medical Center, Seattle Children’s Hospital; University of Arizona, 1996

Mark R. Vossler, M.D., heart failure, cardiomyopathy, heart disease in pregnancy; EvergreenHealth Heart & Vascular Care, 12333 NE 130th Lane, Suite 320, Kirkland, 425.899.0555; EvergreenHealth Medical Center; University of Rochester, 1989

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

Marko Yakovlevitch, M.D., noninvasive cardiology, preventive cardiology, complex heart disease; Summit Cardiology, 1536 N 115th St., Suite 200, Seattle, 206.363.1004; Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, UW Medical Center; Yale University, 1990

Eugene Yang, M.D., primary and secondary prevention of coronary artery disease, hypertension and lipid management, cardiac imaging; Cardiology Clinic at Eastside Specialty Center, 3100 Northup Way, Bellevue, 425.646.7777; UW Medical Center; University of Pennsylvania, 1997