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Wayne S. Hwang, MD, FACC
Wayne S. Hwang, MD, FACC
Would recommend provider
 
4.8 out of 5 stars

152 Patient Ratings
37 Comments

  • Overview
  • Expertise
  • Education
  • Personal
  • Awards & Activities

Departments
Cardiology
Vascular Center
Heart Institute

Clinics, Maps and Directions
Virginia Mason Hospital & Seattle Medical Center
Virginia Mason Bainbridge Island Medical Center

Phone(s)

Hospital & Seattle Medical Center  (206) 223-6661
Bainbridge Island Medical Center  (206) 842-5632

Specialties
Cardiology, Consultative Cardiology, Preventive Cardiology, Cardiovascular Risk Assessment, Diagnostic and Invasive Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Heart Disease

Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty in Cardiovascular Disease, Subspecialty in Nuclear Cardiology, Subspecialty in Interventional Cardiology

Joined Virginia Mason - January 2003

Comments

Patient Ratings
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Would recommend provider
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider's friendliness and courtesy
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
My confidence in provider
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider spoke in clear language
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider's effort to include me in decisions
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider's explanation of condition or problem
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider's concern for questions and worries
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Time provider spent with me
 
4.7 out of 5 stars

Patient Comments
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May 2017
Dr Whang is open and very friendly. He explains my needs and spells out what we can expect.

May 2017
Dr. Hwang is outstanding explaining problem & options to the problem.

April 2017
As always - a very satisfying feeling with my appointment.

April 2017
Dr. Hwang is personable, easy to understand, and helpful.

April 2017
Excellent Dr.

April 2017
I saw Dr. Wayne Hwang on a previous visit. I´ve known him 20 years. We are friends, I have total confidence in him. #9. Total.

March 2017
Very pleased with Dr. Hwang and have recommended him to others.

March 2017
The best ever...

March 2017
Made comfortable about your conditions & care an never in a hurry - always answered your questions & test to be done.

March 2017
A pleasant, informative, and thought out visit.

March 2017
Dr. Hwang has always been good about explaining things and asking questions

February 2017
Good.

December 2016
Dr. Hwang has been my cardiologist for several years now and he has done surgery on me twice. I trust him completely and would recommend him to anyone having heart issues. He´s a great doctor and VM is fortunate to have him on board.

December 2016
Dr. Hwang has my trust & confidence.

November 2016
Doctor Hwang is the best doctor I have ever had and I have had lots of them!!

October 2016
Dr. Hwang and I get along very well. I understand such technical language as he may use, or I ask if I don´t understand.

October 2016
My blood sample was 100% perfect, he must have shake my hand a dozen times. I know he was happy. #9. 100%.

October 2016
Dr. Hwang is a lovely person, seems genuinely concerned my health and has a very nice personality.

October 2016
EXCELLENT.

September 2016
You do not ask a question about how well the provider listens and/or gives you time to ask questions; listening is an area that can be improved upon.

September 2016
Dr Hwang has helped to keep me alive.

September 2016
Dr. Hwang was running very close to schedule today. I appreciate that.

September 2016
Dr. Hwang is terrific

September 2016
Extremely beneficial who my care provider explains things so I can understand.

August 2016
Had a "resident" working with him. She was a "good´ listener and I complimented her in front of him on how she prevented my concerns. They were busy comparing notes when they left and I figured out my own last question.

August 2016
Dr. Hwang is thorough, caring, concerned & very skilled. He saved my life & continues to provide excellent care & advice.

August 2016
He did not seem to be in a hurry to get on to the next patient. I liked him.

June 2016
Worked w/Dr. Hwang for 6 yrs. now. He´s very careful to explain everything to myself and my family, making sure we all understand how I am doing. We trust him 200%. So grateful to have him for my dr. MSY.

April 2016
A marvelous professional professional and a superb human being - & friend, after about 10 yrs. O <-- Total. #8. Not much needed.

March 2016
I especially like being able to email Dr. Hwang on "MyVA.Mason."

March 2016
Feel very blessed to have Dr. Hwang as my cardiologist.

February 2016
To date my experience with Dr. Hwong and staff has been great. They show concern, respect & answer all my questions.

February 2016
Talked to fast - Only on his issues - not aware of my medical situation.

January 2016
Complete confidence

December 2015
The best.

November 2015
He is an excellent physician otherwise I wouldn´t go to see him.

July 2015
Everything they do is very good care.

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Areas(s) of Expertise
Cardiology, General
Interventional Cardiology
Angioplasty, Stenting, Atherectomy
peripheral vascular disease and interventions

Special Interest(s)
Consultative cardiology, coronary artery disease, peripheral vascular disease, peripheral arterial interventions, interventional cardiology, congestive heart failure, hypertension, functional stress testing

Education
Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, 1996

Internship
Internal Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Medical Center, Houston, 1997

Residency
Internal Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Medical Center, Houston, 1999

Fellowships
Cardiology, Yale-New Haven Hospital, Conn., 2001
Interventional Cardiology, Yale-New Haven Hospital, Conn., 2003

On Specialty
“As cardiologists, we are now able to offer more therapeutic options encompassing a wide spectrum of cardiovascular diseases than ever before.”

On Virginia Mason
“Virginia Mason, with its emphasis and commitment to quality, patient service and innovation represents the finest integrated health care system found anywhere.”

Professional Activities and Awards

Seattle Magazine – Top Doctors 2014
Seattle Magazine -  Top Doctors 2013
Seattle Metropolitan Magazine – Top Doctors 2014
American Heart Association- Puget Sound – Board of Directors,  2014

Deputy Section Chief, Cardiology 2012 – present
Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory 2012 – present
Director, Cardiac Wellness Clinic 2011 – present
Graduate Medical Education teaching director – Cardiology division 2006-present