Top Doctors 2021: Interventional Cardiology

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

By CASTLE CONNOLLY MEDICAL LTD and Seattle Magazine Staff

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May 13, 2021

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

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

Joseph Doucette, M.D.: angioplasty and stent placement, echocardiography; Overlake Clinics – Cardiology, 1135 116th Ave. N.E., floor 6 – Suite 600

Scott J. Haugen, M.D.: angioplasty and stent placement, percutaneous valve repair, coronary artery disease-complex; Kaiser Permanente Bellevue Medical Center; Cardiology Clinic, 11511 N.E. 10th St., Bellevue, 425-502-3160; Overlake Medical Center

Mahesh Mulumudi, M.D.: nuclear cardiology; The Everett Clinic, Department of Heart & Vascular, 3901 Hoyt Ave., Everett, 425-339-5411; Providence Regional Medical Center Everett

Peter A. Baciewicz, M.D.: angioplasty and stent placement, cardiac catheterization, cardiac CT angiography, coronary artery disease-complex; The Polyclinic, Madison Center, 904 Seventh Ave., floor 7, Seattle, 206-860-2302; Swedish Medical Center-Cherry Hill Campus, Swedish Medical Center-First Hill Campus

Creighton W. Don, M.D.: percutaneous coronary intervention, heart valve disease, percutaneous valve repair, angioplasty and restenosis; Heart Institute at UW Medical Center – Montlake, 1959 N.E. Pacific St., floor 3, Seattle, 206-598-4300

James M. McCabe, M.D.: coronary artery disease-complex, cardiac catheterization, aortic valve replacement-transcatheter TAVR, peripheral vascular disease; Heart Institute at UW Medical Center – Montlake, 1959 N.E. Pacific St., floor 3, Seattle, 206-598-4300

Wayne S. Hwang, M.D.: coronary artery disease, peripheral vascular disease, angioplasty and stent placement, congestive heart failure; Virginia Mason Heart Institute, Lindeman Pavilion, Level 3, 1201 Terry Ave., 206-341-1111

Gordon L. Kritzer, M.D.: invasive cardiology, interventional cardiology; Virginia Mason Heart Institute, Lindeman Pavilion, Level 3, 1201 Terry Ave., 206-341-1111

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