Dr. Richard Olstein, MD

Dr. Richard Olstein, MD

CardiologyMaleAge 41

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Dr. Richard Olstein, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Burien, WA. Dr. Olstein has more experience with Cardiac Electrical System Procedures than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as St. Anne Hospital and Seton Medical Center Harker Heights. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Olstein to book an appointment.

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Franciscan Heart & Vascular Associates - Burien

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Franciscan Heart & Vascular Associates - Burien16233 Sylvester Rd Sw Ste 260 Burien, WA 98166
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  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ See hospitals

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Dr. Olstein's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Olstein

5.0

Based on 82 ratings

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What went well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions (60)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (59)
  • Explained conditions well (59)
What could be improved
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (1)
  • Long wait times (1)
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Very friendly and knowledgeable. Definitely recommend!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Kadie Hinck – Jul 22, 2020
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My pacemaker has been not working and Dr Olstien called the surgeon and got my appt moved up a month to get it fixed.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Evelyn Mason – Jul 16, 2020
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During my visit with doctor Olstein was outstanding. He listen to my concerns and I was very happy.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jul 15, 2020
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I would definitely recommend Dr. Olstein! He answers any questions that I have completely and clearly. He and his staff are friendly and courteous and make me feel more like family than a patient. I always look forward to my visits.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Ronnie Kirkpatrick – Jun 30, 2020
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I have had six appointments with Doctor Olstein and Austin Heart. I have always been seen within we ten minutes of my appointment times and my visits have been pleasant experiences. I highly recommend Doctor Olstein and Austin Heart for your cardiology needs.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Oscar Helton – May 25, 2020
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THE NURSES AND DOCTORS ARE VERY PROFESSIONAL ABOUT THERE JOBS
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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May 24, 2020
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The folks at the clinic are top notch. I did not have any issues and was in and out in a reasonable amount of time. Good Job.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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C. Palmer – May 18, 2020
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Dr Olstein answered all my questions and concerns, and this gave me total confidence. I definitely recommend Dr Olstein - he is superb!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Steve – Apr 10, 2020
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6 month follow up. Change of medication. Always friendly and listens to my questions so a solution can be made to make me feel healthier. Staff members are great too.
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Mar 16, 2020
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Being almost 69 years old I'm very satisfied with Dr. Olstein. His dedication and compassion reveals his professionalism. I'm glad to see young professionals taking care of us seniors citizens.
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Milton Cruz – Mar 04, 2020
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Dr. Olstein listens to all you have to say. He explains everything to you in a way you understand. Takes the time with you and answers all your questions.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
What could be improved
No results
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Elaine T – Feb 29, 2020
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Dr. Olstein is very friendly and answers all my questions. He takes his time and is very through.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Stephanie E. – Feb 20, 2020
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Excellent care. Took a lot of time with me. went over all my medical history. Very thorough. Explained next steps. Highly recommend this Cardiologist and his staff.
What went well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Feb 02, 2020
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A great caring man!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Kim – Jan 21, 2020
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I’m always treated with kindness and respect. I recommend this Dr.’s office 100 percent.
What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
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Linda – Dec 31, 2019
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I felt very comfortable with Dr. Olstein; like talking with a friend. My visit was routine in nature but Dr. Olstein covered all the bases with me about my hearth and it's health. I enjoyed talking with him.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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Rick Keagle – Oct 23, 2019
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Dr Olstein is a Super Hero as far as I am concerned. Finally, a Dr. who listens and takes the steps needed to get the help you need. Everyone I have encountered at Austin Heart is excellent. They go above and beyond to see to your comfort.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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Oct 19, 2019
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Austin Heart and Dr. Olstein. 5 stars. I was able to get an appoint in a matter of days to discuss a heart related issue. I was checked in quickly and saw the Doctor at my scheduled time. He listened taking the time to discuss and explain without rushing. Staff, nurse and Doctor made me feel welcome. The level of customer service was above and beyond.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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David A. – Oct 15, 2019
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Every visit I am met with respect and he explains everything in detail and never rushes through an appointment. I feel very at ease. He has been my doctor for several years now and would highly recommend him to family and friends. Knowledgeable and professional yet compassionate and caring. #GreatDoctorBigHeart
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Oct 09, 2019
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Routine visit to check the swelling in my left leg. Dr. Olstein was Thorough in his examination of the extremity and although the issue is not resolved, he made me feel confident that his treatment is headed in the direction that will reach resolution.
What went well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Ronald B. Lawson – Aug 19, 2019
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Olstein

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Olstein treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Olstein treats other conditions, please contact the office at (206) 835-7400.

Cardiac Electrical System Procedures

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

Dr. Olstein is experienced in the area of Cardiac Electrical System Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

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Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Echocardiography
Cardioversion, Elective
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Dr. Olstein's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD)
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiac Tamponade
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Claudication
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Coronary Stenting
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Endocarditis
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Impella Device
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Peripheral Angioplasty
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Peripheral Vascular Stenting
  • Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
  • Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Second Degree Heart Block
  • Septal Defect
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Stress Test
  • Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • Thrombolysis
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
  • Transthoracic Echocardiography (TTE)
  • Treadmill Stress Test
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern

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Dr. Olstein accepts the following insurance:

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About Me

Biography

Richard Olstein, MD, is board-certified cardiologist with additional fellowship training in interventional cardiology. Dr. Olstein believes in a patient-centered...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Interventional Cardiology

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Richard Olstein, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (206) 400-0033, and for other questions, call (206) 835-7400.

Does Dr. Richard Olstein, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Olstein has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Richard Olstein, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Richard Olstein, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Olstein frequently treats Cardiac Electrical System Procedures. See all practice areas where Dr. Olstein specializes.

Where is Dr. Richard Olstein, MD's office located?

Dr. Olstein's office is located at 16233 Sylvester Rd Sw Ste 260, Burien, WA 98166. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Olstein is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

St. Anne Hospital

Burien, WA

59% Patient Experience Rating, 10% lower than the national average

Seton Medical Center Harker Heights

Harker Heights, TX

75% Patient Experience Rating, 6% higher than the national average

2 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

St. David's Medical Center

Austin, TX

80% Patient Experience Rating, 11% higher than the national average

23 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)