Dr. Brian Louie, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 49

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

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Dr. Louie's Specialties

  • General Surgery

Procedures Dr. Louie Performs

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 Campus
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 Ste 400
Seattle, WA 98104
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    Dr. Louie's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Bone Marrow Biopsy
    • Colectomy
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
    • Esophagomyotomy
    • Esophagostomy
    • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Excision of Stomach Tumor
    • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Gastrectomy
    • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Gastrotomy
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Heart Surgery
    • Hepatectomy
    • Hernia Repair
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparotomy
    • Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
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    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lung Removal, Open
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Open Thymectomy
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Partial Lobectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Segmentectomy, Open
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Stomach Surgery
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
    • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
    • Vagotomy
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
    • Wound Repair
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    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Abscess
    • Aneurysm
    • Atelectasis
    • Benign Tumor
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Diseases
    • Breast Lump
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Empyema
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Esophageal Diverticulum
    • Esophageal Fistula
    • Fracture
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
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    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pleura Cancer
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Thrombosis
    • Thymomas
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Tonsillitis
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Vascular Disease
    • 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 87.4% 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 Campus where Dr. Louie has admitting privileges:

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    • Swedish Medical Center - First Hill Campus

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Louie

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.3
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    4.3 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Louie to family and friends

    4.3 out of 5

    7 responses

    Dr. Louie's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.2 out of 5

    6 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.7 out of 5

    7 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.2 out of 5

    6 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    6 responses

    Experience with Dr. Louie

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.6 out of 5

    7 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.5 out of 5

    6 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.3 out of 5

    7 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4 out of 5

    7 responses

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Louie accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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