Dr. Theodore Lau, MD

Dr. Theodore Lau, MD

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Interventional Cardiology  |  
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48 y/o
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Dr. Theodore Lau, MD is an interventional cardiology doctor who practices in Tacoma, WA. He is 48 years old.

Franciscan Heart & Vascular Associates at St. Joseph

1802 Yakima Ave Ste 307

Tacoma, WA 98405
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Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Medicaid

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Top Care Areas

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Cardiomyopathy
very high
more than 96% of peers
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
very high
more than 91% of peers
Hypertension
high
more than 91% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lau "Theodore K. Lau, MD, is a board-certified cardiologist with special interests in lipids management; complex coronary artery disease and peripheral vascular disease interventions; pacemaker implantation; and repair of structural heart defects. Dr. Lau is committed to providing state-of-the-art preventive, diagnostic and treatment options. He believes that actively involving each patient in the disease management process is the best way to improve patients cardiovascular health and quality of life. Dr. Lau is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, American Society of Echocardiography, and Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions. He is fluent in English and Chinese (Cantonese)."
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Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Hypertension
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
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Procedures

  • Angioplasty
  • Atherectomy
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Echocardiography
  • Inferior Vena Cava Filter
  • Rotational Atherectomy
  • Stenting

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • McGill University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Texas Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Texas Heart Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lau has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Cantonese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Lau does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Lau and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Lau's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lau to family and friends
4.7
based on 13 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 1
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Dr. Lau's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Lau accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Medicaid
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Hospitals where Dr. Lau has admitting privileges

St. Anthony Hospital
11567 Canterwood Blvd NW
Gig Harbor, WA 98332
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St. Joseph Medical Center
1717 S J St
Tacoma, WA 98405
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St. Clare Hospital
11315 Bridgeport Way SW
Lakewood, WA 98499
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St. Francis Hospital
34515 9th Ave S
Federal Way, WA 98003
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