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Dr. Needham Ward, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 73

Dr. Ward

Cardiac Study Center Inc PS

1901 S Cedar St Tacoma, WA 98405

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Dr. Needham Ward, MD is a cardiology specialist in Tacoma, WA and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Oregon Health and Science University School Of Medicine in 1972 and specializes in cardiology.


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Biography

Dr. Needham Ward, MD is a cardiology specialist in Tacoma, WA and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Oregon Health and Science University School Of Medicine in 1972 and specializes in cardiology.

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1978
Fitzsimons Army Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1976
Fitzsimons Army Med Center
Residency Hospital
1973
Fitzsimons Army Med Center
Internship Hospital
1972
Oregon Health and Science University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1978
1976
1973
1972

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(253) 572-7320

Dr. Ward accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Health Net PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Molina
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Premera Blue Cross
Heritage Plus
Principal Financial Group
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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Dr. Ward's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Heart Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ward treats Heart Disease more than 56% of his peers

Dr. Ward treats this condition more than 56% of his peers

Septal Defect
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ward treats Septal Defect more than 55% of his peers

Dr. Ward treats this condition more than 55% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Atrial Septal Defect 1 (ASD 1)
  • Atrial Septal Defect 2 (ASD 2)
  • Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD)
  • Congenital Septal Defect
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Truncus Arteriosus
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
Pulmonary Hypertension
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ward treats Pulmonary Hypertension more than 41% of his peers

Dr. Ward treats this condition more than 41% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Dexfenfluramine-Induced
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Familial
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Fenfluramine-Induced
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypoxic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Thromboembolic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Venous Hypertension
  • Secondary Pulmonary Hypertension

Dr. Ward's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • 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
  • 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 Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease