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Dr. Chad Christopherson, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 51

Dr. Christopherson

Pulse Heart Institute Cardiology and Electrophysiology Services

4700 Point Fosdick Dr NW Gig Harbor, WA 98335

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Dr. Chad Christopherson, MD is a cardiology specialist in Gig Harbor, WA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.


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About Me

Care Philosophy

Whole body cardiac and vascular care with both medical and interventional therapies provided.

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Interventional Cardiology

Education

Rush Presby St Luke's M C
Residency Hospital
2000
St Vincent Hospital and Health Services
Fellowship Hospital
1999
Rush University Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1993
University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine
Medical School
1989
St. Olaf College
Undergraduate School
2000
1999
1993
1989

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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(253) 851-0404

Dr. Christopherson accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Dr. Christopherson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Christopherson treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Christopherson treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Heart Disease
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Christopherson treats Heart Disease more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Christopherson treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Vascular Disease
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Christopherson treats Vascular Disease more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Christopherson treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Christopherson's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Vertebral Sonography
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Coronary Cathertization With Robotic Assistance
  • Echocardiography
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Impella Device
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Angioplasty
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure