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Wayne S. Hwang, MD, FACC
Cardiology
 
4.8 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Profile
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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Likelihood of recommending this provider
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider showed concern
 
4.8 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
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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  Overall Patient Rating - August 2021
Am always VERY pleased with my interactions with *Dr. Hwang.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2021
Dr. Hwang is an excellent doctor. I am fortunate to have him as my care provider.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2021
Dr. Hwang is quite simply the best cardiologist I could ever have. He literally saved my life. He is not only very knowledgeable and skillful but also equally compassionate and kind.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2021
*Dr. Hwang is my boyfriend's cardiologist. I had great trust in him before becoming a patient myself. He is incredible! I am fortunate to have him as my doctor.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2021
This was an annual cardiac checkup. *Dr. Hwang has always done a thorough job of asking questions and explaining different options to me.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2021
Dr Hwang is just wonderful.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2021
Dr. Hwang is a very good practitioner/cardiologist
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2021
DR Hwang is knowledgeable and experienced. That's all I need in medical assistance.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2021
Provider has my ultimate trust due to attentiveness to detail with honesty.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2021
Excellent.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2021
good
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2021
*Dr. Hwang takes time to patiently explain and answer questions.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2020
Very efficient
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2020
straightforward confirmation of the current situation
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2020
He's great. Annual check up. No problems.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2020
I may be biased here because I really like this doctor. Concise and exceptional in explaining complex medical issues with me.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2020
I'm in good hands
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2020
very good experience with doctor and physician assistant
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2020
I am very happy with Dr. Hwang and every staff member I have interacted with!! Everyone made me feel like an important patient they care about.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2020
Dr. Hwang is an exceptional doctor. I have complete confidence in him.
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