Top Doctors 2020 Cardiology Specialties: Interventional Cardiology

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

By Danielle Hayden and Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.


April 5, 2020

This article originally appeared in the April 2020 issue of Seattle Magazine.

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 use nonsurgical interventional procedures, such as catheters, for procedures that once required open-heart surgery.

Peter A. Baciewicz, M.D., coronary catheterization and intervention, cardiovascular CT, preventive cardiology; The Polyclinic Madison Center, Cardiology, 904 Seventh Ave., Seattle, 206.860.2302; Swedish Medical Center–Cherry Hill

Creighton W. Don, M.D., MPH, percutaneous coronary intervention, heart valve disease, angioplasty and restenosis; Heart Institute at University of Washington Medical Center, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.4300; University of Washington Medical Center

Joseph Doucette, M.D., coronary interventions, chronic coronary disease, risk factor reduction; Overlake Clinics, Cardiology, 1135 116th Ave. NE, Suite 600, Bellevue, 425.454.2656; Overlake Medical Center

Scott J. Haugen, M.D., angioplasty and stent placement, coronary artery disease and coronary interventions, structural/valvular heart disease and interventions; Kaiser Permanente Washington Bellevue Medical Center, 11511 NE 10th St., Bellevue, 425.502.3000; Overlake Medical Center 

Wayne S. Hwang, M.D., coronary artery and peripheral vascular disease, hypertension, congestive heart failure; Virginia Mason Heart Institute, 1201 Terry Ave., Seattle, 206.341.1111; Virginia Mason Medical Center

Edward Kim, M.D., interventional cardiology, cardiovascular disease; EvergreenHealth Heart Care, 12333 NE 130th Lane, Suite Tan 320, Kirkland, 425.899.0555; EvergreenHealth, Virginia Mason Medical Center

Gordon Kritzer, M.D., interventional cardiology, general cardiology, cardiac rehabilitation; Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.341.1111; Virginia Mason Medical Center

James M. McCabe, M.D., coronary artery disease, complex cardiac catheterization, aortic valve replacement; Heart Institute at University of Washington Medical Center, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, 203.598.4300; University of Washington Medical Center

Mahesh Mulumudi, M.D., nuclear cardiology, internal medicine; The Everett Clinic, 3901 Hoyt Ave., Everett, 425.339.5411; Providence Regional Medical Center Everett

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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