Top Doctors 2020 Cardiology Specialties: Cardiac Electrophysiology

Part of our 20th annual list of the region's best physicians

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 focus on the diagnosis and treatment of heart rhythm disorders.

George L. Dolack, M.D., cardiovascular disease, arrhythmias, catheter ablation; Valley Medical Center, Cardiology Clinic, 4011 Talbot Road S, Suite 500, Renton, 425.690.3482; University of Washington Medical Center

Christopher L. Fellows, M.D., arrhythmias, atrial fibrillation, angioplasty and stent placement; Virginia Mason Heart Institute, 1201 Terry Ave., Seattle, 206.223.6661; Virginia Mason Medical Center 

Kasturi K. Ghia, M.D.,** arrhythmias, atrial fibrillation/catheter ablation, pacemakers/defibrillators; Kaiser Permanente Washington Bellevue Medical Center, Cardiology Clinic, 11511 NE 10th St., Bellevue, 425.502.3160; Overlake Medical Center

John A. Heywood, M.D., radiofrequency ablation, pacemakers/defibrillators, arrhythmias; Overlake Clinics, Cardiology, 1135 116th Ave. NE, Bellevue, 425.454.2656; Overlake Medical Center

Jeanne E. Poole, M.D., arrhythmias, angioplasty and stent placement, pacemakers/defibrillators; Heart Institute at University of Washington Medical Center, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.4300; University of Washington Medical Center

Jad Swingle, M.D., arrhythmias, catheter ablation, pacemakers/defibrillators; The Polyclinic Madison Center, Cardiology, 904 Seventh Ave., Seattle, 206.860.2302; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill, Swedish Medical Center–Cherry Hill

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.

Doctors do not and cannot pay to be selected as a Top Doctor. To learn how doctors are selected, please click here.

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