Dr. Ralph Aye, MD

Dr. Ralph Aye, MD

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Dr. Ralph Aye, MD is a general surgery specialist in Seattle, WA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in general surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.

1101 Madison St Ste 900

Seattle, WA 98104

Contact Information

(206) 215-6800

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Aye's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Esophageal Diseases
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Aye treats Esophageal Diseases more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Aye treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Esophageal Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Aye performs Esophageal Surgery more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Aye performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Aye performs Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Aye performs this procedure more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Aye's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Achalasia
Acid Reflux
Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Airway Reconstruction Surgery
Airway Stenting
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Bronchoscopy
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Wall Deformity
Chest Wall Tumor
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
Endoscopic Zenker's Diverticulum Surgery
Endoscopy
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Esophagomyotomy With Robotic Assistance
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
Impacted Shoulders
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Joint Fusion
Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Cancer Treatment
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Resection
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mediastinal Cancer
Mediastinal Surgery
Mediastinal Tumors and Minimally Invasive Resection
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mediastinoscopy
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Radiofrequency Ablation for Barrett's Esophagus
Segmentectomy, Open
Surgery, Robotic Assisted
Thoracentesis
Thoracic Surgical Procedure
Thoracic Sympathectomy for Sweaty Palms
Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Surgery
Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thoracotomy
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Tracheal Surgery
Vascular Disease
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Ralph Aye, MD is a general surgery specialist in Seattle, WA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in general surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1983
    Frenchay Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    1983
  • 1982
    Swedish Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1982
  • 1979
    Bellevue Hospital Nyu
    Residency Hospital
    1979
  • 1978
    Bellevue Hospital Nyu
    Internship Hospital
    1978
  • 1977
    University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1977

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Dr. Aye's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Aye

3.3

Based on 11 reviews

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2 Stars
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1 Star
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Over ten years ago Dr Aye performed an intricate, lengthy and delicate surgery of my esophagus. I am happy to say I am alive, healthy and looking forward to many years free of symptoms. Dr. Aye is a surgeon, a technician and when it comes to surgery, I want the best technician. He also aided me in...Read More
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Listens, asks detailed question, plans, gets appropriate testing ordered efficiently. Detail oriented staff who are knowledgeable and communicative. Looks you in the eye and gives clear synopsis of the situation and plan. Glad we have him on our team.
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Testing was excessive, given the reasons I was referred. I argued that at least one procedure was not going to be useful and wish I'd refused. I received biopsies that were never discussed in my appointments (I took copious notes and had someone else present - biopsies were not discussed). On top...Read More
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