Dr. William Getchell, MD

Dr. William Getchell, MD

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Dr. William Getchell, MD is a cardiology specialist in Kirkland, WA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University of California at San Diego School of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in cardiology.

12333 NE 130th Ln Ste 320

Kirkland, WA 98034

Contact Information

(425) 899-0555

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Getchell performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Chest Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Getchell's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Getchell "I believe that my role as a cardiologist is to understand and interpret the medical literature, applying evidence based consultation and treatment which is tailored to each patient's individual needs and situation. I believe that my job is also to help patients and their families navigate the increasingly complicated cardiac health care system."

1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

1  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

43  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

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16  Procedures

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

  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of California at San Diego School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • University of Californiat at San Francisco Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Oregon Health Sciences University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Getchell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Getchell's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Getchell to family and friends
18 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Getchell'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

Patient Comments (4)

I saw him a week ago Thursday ,, He is the best , I would say he is the best .
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I had a scan that showed potential blockage and was concerned since I am a runner/athletic. I wanted a cardiologist that could relate to me and was so lucky to find Dr. Getchel. No rushing; listens with empathy; carefully explains things. I did stress testing and at my followup he told me how he...more
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Dr. Getchell is the best in his field. He has saved my life a couple of times already. I and my family are so thankful for him.
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Dr Getchell is the best! My husband needed an urgent pacemaker implanted. He diagnosed the problem immediately and saved my husband's life.
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