Top Doctors 2021: Cardiac Electrophysiology

Part of our 21st annual list of the region's best physicians

By ASTLE CONNOLLY MEDICAL LTD and Seattle Magazine Staff

Top-Docs_2

May 12, 2021

This article originally appeared in the May/June 2021 issue of Seattle Magazine.

These cardiologists focus on the diagnosis and treatment of heart rhythm disorders.

Kasturi K. Ghia, M.D.: arrhythmias, atrial fibrillation, catheter ablation, pacemakers/defibrillators; Kaiser Permanente Bellevue Medical Center, Cardiology Clinic, 11511 N.E. 10th St., floor 4, Bellevue, 425-502-3160

J. Alan Heywood, M.D.: radiofrequency ablation, pacemakers/defibrillators, arrhythmias, atrial fibrillation; Overlake Medical Clinic, Cardiology, 1135 116th Ave. N.E., floor 6 – Suite 600, Bellevue, 425-454-2656; Overlake Medical Center

Jad, D. Swingle, M.D.: arrhythmias, catheter ablation, pacemakers/defibrillators, atrial fibrillation; The Polyclinic, Madison Center, 904 Seventh Ave., floor 7, Seattle, 206-860-2302; Swedish Medical Center-First Hill Campus, Swedish Medical Center-Cherry Hill Campus

Jeanne E. Poole, M.D.: arrhythmias, angioplasty and stent placement, pacemakers/defibrillators; Heart Institute at UW Medical Center – Montlake, 1959 N.E. Pacific St., floor 3, Seattle, 206-598-4300; University of Washington Medical Center

George L. Dolack, M.D.: catheter ablation, pacemakers/defibrillators; Valley Medical Center, Cardiology Clinic, 4011 Talbot Rd S., Suite 500, Renton, 425-690-3482

Christopher L. Fellows, M.D.: arrhythmias, atrial fibrillation, angioplasty and stent placement, pacemakers/defibrillators; Virginia Mason Heart Institute, Lindeman Pavilion, 1201 Terry Ave., 206-341-1111; Virginia Mason Franciscan Health

Crews

Top Doctors 2022

Seattle magazine’s 22nd annual list of the best physicians in the Puget Sound region

Many people have no idea how to find a doctor. They often rely on recommendations from friends or colleagues, or whomever their health system suggests. Personal referrals matter, but, in partnership with Castle Connolly, we’ve created a comprehensive guide of notable doctors throughout the Puget Sound area. For more than two decades, Seattle magazine has…

chen-eric_C1A8738

Top Doctors 2021: A Human Touch

Dr. Eric Chen realized he enjoyed working with patients after an initial interest in research

Name: Eric Chen, M.D., PhD. Practice and Hospital Affiliation: Hematology and medical oncology, Kaiser Permanente Bellevue Medical Center and Overlake Hospital Why did you pick your specialty? Research is what initially drew me into the field. Although I enjoyed research in the laboratory, had wonderful research mentors and considered it as a career, working directly with…

DSC_2214a_Weiss

Top Doctors 2021: A Life-Changing Experience

Her father’s heart attack persuaded Dr. Sara Weiss to become a cardiologist

Name: Sara Weiss, M.D.  Practice and Hospital Affiliation: Cardiology, Virginia Mason Medical Center Why did you pick your specialty? When I was in college, my father had a heart attack but didn’t recognize the symptoms. He did not seek medical attention until a significant amount of heart damage had occurred. Thankfully, with the help of…

DSC_1113a_Wallin

Top Doctors 2021: A Reassuring Voice

Colon and rectal surgery is ‘interesting and rewarding’

Name: Ulrik Wallin, M.D., Ph.D. Practice and Hospital Affiliation: Colon and rectal surgery, The Polyclinic Colon & Rectal Surgery (located at The Polyclinic Broadway), affiliated with Swedish First Hill. Why did you pick your specialty? I feel fortunate to be a colorectal surgeon because of the variety of ways I can help people. Many patients who see…