Dr. Susan Hecker, MD

Dr. Susan Hecker, MD

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Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
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49 y/o
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Dr. Susan Hecker, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Tacoma, WA. She specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and cardiac surgery.

Franciscan Cardiothoracic Surgery Associates at St. Joseph

1802 Yakima Ave Ste 102

Tacoma, WA 98405
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  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Dr. Hecker's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hecker performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 77% of her peers

Dr. Hecker performs this procedure more than 77% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Aortic Valve Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hecker performs Aortic Valve Surgery more than 20% of her peers

Dr. Hecker performs this procedure more than 20% of her peers

Dr. Hecker's conditions and procedures:

Aortic Reconstruction Surgery
Aortic Valve Repair
Aortic Valve Replacement
Aortic Valve Surgery
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Endovascular Procedure
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Heart Valve Surgery
Mitral Valve Repair
Mitral Valve Replacement
Open Heart Procedures
Open Heart Surgery
Surgery for Arrhythmias

About Me

Care Philosophy

Susan Hecker, MD, MPH, is a cardiothoracic surgeon with special interest in adult cardiac surgery, in particular valve repair and replacement. She also has experience with coronary artery bypass and arrhythmia surgery, along with endovascular inte...

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

  • Medical University Of South Carolina
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School
    Residency Hospital
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School

Awards

Dr. Hecker's Reviews

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Dr. Hecker's Performance
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  • Staff friendliness
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A triple by pass. Dr. Hecker and her staff exceeded all expectations. They were friendlly, compassionate, and caring. They went all out to ensure that I the patient had trust and confidence in what they were going to do to me. After the surgery the nursing staff were excellent in caring for me.y
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Dr. Hecker did my 4 bypass one year ago. She was honest, feeling and did a wonderful job! I had minor complications afterwards and her follow up with me was great and caring! She listened to me and answered my questions and concerns. I highly recommend her for her operation skills and her bedside...Read More
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Honest and up-front when discussing your condition. Very personable.She repaired a hole in my aorta and I'm still here going strong!
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