Dr. Brian Louie, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 47

1101 Madison St
Seattle, WA 98104
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Dr. Louie's Experience

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Dr. Louie's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Louie Performs

  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
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Conditions Dr. Louie Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Swedish Medical Center/First Hill
747 Broadway
Seattle, WA 98122

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Louie

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Swedish Thoracic and Esophageal Surgery
Swedish Thoracic and Esophageal Surgery
1101 Madison St
Seattle, WA 98104
1221 Madison St Suite 400
Seattle, WA 98104
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    Dr. Louie's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery, 2013
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    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
    • Esophagomyotomy
    • Esophagostomy
    • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
    • Excision of Stomach Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Gastrectomy
    • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
    • Gastrotomy
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lung Removal, Open
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Open Thymectomy
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Segmentectomy, Open
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
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    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Vagotomy
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
    Less
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    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Empyema
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Fistula
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pleura Cancer
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Louie

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Toronto Faculty Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1996

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Alberta
    Complete in 1997

    Residency Hospital

    Alberta Hospital
    Complete in 2002

    Fellowship Hospital

    Foregut Fell Usc
    Complete in 2005
    McMaster University
    Complete in 2004
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Louie & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Louie's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Swedish Medical Center/First Hill where Dr. Louie has admitting privileges:

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    • Swedish Medical Center/First Hill

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Louie

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Louie to family and friends

    8 responses
    above
    national average

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    is confidential

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    Dr. Louie's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    7 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    7 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 7 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Louie
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    7 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    8 responses
    above
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Louie accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    Office Locations

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    Swedish Thoracic and Esophageal Surgery
    1101 Madison St
    Seattle, WA 98104
    B
    1221 Madison St Suite 400
    Seattle, WA 98104
    (206) 215-6800 (Office)
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