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Wayne S. Hwang, MD, FACC
Cardiology
 
4.9 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Areas of Expertise
Cardiology, General Interventional Cardiology Angioplasty, Stenting, Atherectomy peripheral vascular disease and interventions
Special Interests
Consultative cardiology, coronary artery disease, peripheral vascular disease, peripheral arterial interventions, interventional cardiology, congestive heart failure, hypertension, functional stress testing
Clinical Experience
Departments
Specialties
Cardiology, Consultative Cardiology, Preventive Cardiology, Cardiovascular Risk Assessment, 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
Education and Professional Achievements
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
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

Patient Ratings and Comments
Patient Ratings
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4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider showed concern
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider explained things clearly
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider included you in decisions
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider discussed treatment options
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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  Overall Patient Rating - October 2020
Dr Hwang is an excellent physician. I have received exceptional care from him, as well as other members of The Heart Institute.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
I felt I was not allowed to speak _____ I would appreciate being able to share recent medical history that was not in the chart.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
Always good to check in with Dr Hwang...and confirm what I'm doing right.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
Dr. Hwang is and has been giving me outstanding cardiology care. He has my complete confidence.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
Dr. Hwang saw an anomaly in my blood work not related to my heart and informed my primary care Doctor so they could follow up. I feel he is looking out for my total health care, I'm very pleased!
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
*Dr. Hwang has always given me very good care. He listens carefully to my questions and explain things well. He always seems to review my record before each check-up.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
Dr. Hwang could not be more caring. He explained everything in detail, and in language that was easy to understand. He was very helpful in his suggestions. He had recommended Cardiac Rehab to me in January. This included not only exercise, but also diet recommendations. Since that time, I have made lifestyle changes which resulted in a weight loss of 20 pounds.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
During this telemedicine call, no treatment was discussed but *Dr. Hwang did relieve my concern that some symptoms I had experienced were not heart related, although testing was discussed.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
*Dr. Hwang is the best. He actually listens and cares.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
I appreciated that the provider said something to acknowledge that he is hearing my concern and symptoms, and that he explained that he does not expect irregular results from the stress test because it is rare to have irregular results.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
I have all good things to say about *Dr. W. Hwang.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
Job well done!
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
Dr. Hwang is an excellent educator and partner - I enjoyed my visit with him from start to finish. He is thorough with his explanations - looked at me while speaking and as always I learned something new about my heart!
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
*Dr. Hwang was excellent. He saw me out of the blue due to *Dr. Gerbino's concern about my echocardiogram, squeezed me in, and spent a good deal of time.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
Dr. Hwang was fully attentive and responsive to my concerns.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
*Dr. Hwang is fantastic!
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
*Dr. Hwang is a kind, competent, and empathetic doctor.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
Care Provider absolutely excellent
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
Very attentive. Very clear with explanations.