Dr. Gary Weeks, MD

Dr. Gary Weeks, MD

Cardiology •  Male • Age 67

  
Accepting new patients

Dr. Gary Weeks, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Seattle, WA. Dr. Weeks has more experience with Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders, Interventional Cardiology, and Cardiac Care than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as UW Medical Center - Montlake and Providence Regional Medical Center Everett. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Weeks to book an appointment.


Locations

Heart Institute at UW Medical Center - Northwest

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(206) 829-4216
McMurray Medical Building1536 N 115th St Ste 200 Seattle, WA 98133
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Dr. Weeks accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Health Net PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
ODS Health Plan
Premera Blue Cross
Heritage Plus
Providence Health Plans
Personal Option EPO
Regence Blue Shield of Washington
Preferred Provider Network
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare
United Healthcare

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Practice Areas

Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders

Adult congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as arrythmias and mitral valve disease, that have been present from birth to adulthood.Compare with other Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 75% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 8 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Atrial Fibrillation
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Weeks treats Atrial Fibrillation more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Weeks treats this condition more than 90% of their peers

Arrhythmias
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Weeks treats Arrhythmias more than 86% of their peers

Dr. Weeks treats this condition more than 86% of their peers

Atrial Flutter
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Weeks treats Atrial Flutter more than 80% of their peers

Dr. Weeks treats this condition more than 80% of their peers

Interventional Cardiology

Interventional cardiologists specialize in catheter-based treatment of heart diseases through procedures such as cardiac catheterization, impella devices, and stent placement.Compare with other Interventional Cardiology specialists.

Typically treats 63% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Weeks performs Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent more than 83% of their peers

Dr. Weeks performs this procedure more than 83% of their peers

Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Weeks performs Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography) more than 62% of their peers

Dr. Weeks performs this procedure more than 62% of their peers

Peripheral Artery Catheterization
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Weeks performs Peripheral Artery Catheterization more than 45% of their peers

Dr. Weeks performs this procedure more than 45% of their peers

Cardiac Care

Cardiac care specialists diagnose and treat general cardiac conditions such as high blood pressure, angina, and arrhythmias through procedures including cardiovascular stress tests, ablation therapy, and heart valve surgery.Compare with other Cardiac Care specialists.

Typically treats 69% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 21 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Weeks treats Heart Disease more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Weeks treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Weeks treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Weeks treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Weeks treats Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension) more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Weeks treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Electrophysiology

Electrophysiologists monitor, diagnose and treat abnormal heart rhythms through procedures such as electrocardiograms (EKGs) and pacemaker insertionsCompare with other Electrophysiology specialists.

Typically treats 63% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Cardiovascular Stress Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Weeks performs Cardiovascular Stress Test more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Weeks performs this procedure more than 90% of their peers

Cardiac Electrophysiology
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Weeks performs Cardiac Electrophysiology more than 76% of their peers

Dr. Weeks performs this procedure more than 76% of their peers

Cardioversion, Elective
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Weeks performs Cardioversion, Elective more than 66% of their peers

Dr. Weeks performs this procedure more than 66% of their peers

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Dr. Weeks' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Hypertension
  • Venous Insufficiency

About Me

I believe that we have great capabilities to prevent and treat cardiovascular disease, so that individuals can live a full and active life. I work with each individual to develop a personalized plan of good diet, exercise, and appropriate medication ...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

Education

1987
Brown University / Alpert Medical School
Fellowship Hospital
1986
Harvard Medical School
Fellowship Hospital
1984
New England Deaconess Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Residency Hospital
1982
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1975
Amherst College
Undergraduate School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Seattle Top Docs Award, Seattle Magazine, 2011
  • Best Doctors of 2011, Washington Magazine, 2011
  • Seattle Top Docs Award, Seattle Magazine, 2010

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UW Medical Center - Montlake

Seattle, WA

82% Patient experience rating, 13% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Providence Regional Medical Center Everett

Everett, WA

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

Swedish Edmonds Campus

Edmonds, WA

58% Patient experience rating, 11% lower than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)

UW Medical Center - Northwest | Seattle Hospital

Seattle, WA

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average