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Cardiology | Male

Care Philosophy

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.

Biography

Dr. William Getchell, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Kirkland, WA. He is 51 years old and has been practicing for 26 years. Dr. Getchell is affiliated with EvergreenHealth Medical Center - Kirkland.

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    4.8
    based on 17 total surveys (3 with reviews)
    Dr. Getchell's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      EXCELLENT
    • Explains condition(s) well
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    • Answers Questions
      EXCELLENT
    • Time well spent
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    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
    Patient Reviews (3)
    in Bothell, WA |
    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.
    in Woodinville, WA |
    He is the best
    in Walnut Creek, CA |
    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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    Dr. Getchell's Care Philosophy

    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.

    Dr. Getchell's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Cardiology
    •  Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease
    •  Malpractice claims in Washington not available
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    • Cardiovascular Disease

    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)
    • Coarctation of the Aorta
    • 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
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
    • Mitral Valve Stenosis
    • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
    • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pulmonary Edema
    • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
    • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
    • Thrombosis
    • Vascular Disease

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of California At San Diego School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1991

    • Residency Hospital
      University Of Californiat At San Francisco Medical Center
    • Fellowship Hospital
      Oregon Health Sciences University
    • Undergraduate School
      Stanford University

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Cardiology

    Procedures Performed

    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Electrophysiology
    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardiovascular Stress Test
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Echocardiography
    • Impella Device
    • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Stress Echocardiogram