Swedish Cardiac Surgery

Cardiothoracic Surgeons

  • 1600 E Jefferson St Seattle, WA 98122-5643 (206) 320-7300

Doctors in Swedish Cardiac Surgery

  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Rated 4 stars by patients
  • 4 star hospital
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Swedish Cardiac Surgery Doctor Ratings

  • Overall Patient Rating

Based on 4 Ratings

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Swedish Cardiac Surgery when asked is excellent. Swedish Cardiac Surgery has been reviewed by 4 patients. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Swedish Cardiac Surgery as provided by patient reviews is 12 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Swedish Cardiac Surgery Summary


  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

Medical Schools Attended

  • The Ohio State University
  • Oregon Health & Science University
  • Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

  • Overlake Hospital Medical Center
  • Swedish Medical Center Cherry Hill
  • Valley Medical Center
  • Providence Seattle Medical Center

Languages Spoken

  • German


  • Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Insurances Accepted

  • United Healthcare
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • Regence
  • Great-West Healthcare
  • Premera
  • Molina Healthcare

Information about Group Practices

What is a Group Practice?

According to The Medical Group Management Association, a group practice is any relationship between three or more physicians who share facilities, expenses, profits and other resources like support staff and equipment.

Group practices tend to fall into two categories: those that organize around a particular medical specialty and those that encompass several specialties like Swedish Cardiac Surgery that specializes in thoracic surgery (cardiothoracic vascular surgery).

Why Group Practice?

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

Benefits of Group Practice:

  • Access to doctors from various disciplines for referrals and advice
  • Better coverage on weekends and off-hours
  • One-stop clinics for comprehensive care and testing


Swedish Cardiac Surgery Details

1 is board certified
1 went to a top rated school
11 minutes average wait time
1 is rated on Vitals.com
1 is male
4 average overall rating

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