David A. Dichek M.D.

 David  A. Dichek M.D.

Specialties and Expertise

Cardiology, Cardiovascular Surgery

Services

Regional Heart Center

Languages

English

Locations

Primary Location

Cardiac Clinic & Services at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 3rd Floor
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: 206.598.4300|Map It 

Bio

David A. Dichek, M.D., is a UW professor of medicine and associate director of research in the Division of Cardiology. He holds the John L. Locke Jr. Family Endowed Chair in Cardiovascular Research and Treatment and an adjunct appointment in the Department of Pathology.

Dr. Dichek earned his medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. He completed his internal medicine residency at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and a cardiology clinical fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. He is board-certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease.

His clinical interests include coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease and preventive cardiology. His research interests include vascular biology with a focus on the contributions of the plasminogen-plasminogen activator system and transforming growth factor-beta to vascular disease; gene transfer to blood vessels; and gene therapy for cardiovascular disease.

Personal Interests

In his spare time, Dr. Dichek enjoys bicycle touring, reading Shakespeare and watching French cinema and classic films.

Research Interests


Affiliations

InstitutionCredentialSpecialtyYear
UCLA Medical CenterMedical education1984
Johns Hopkins University SOMFellowshipCardiology
Massachusetts General HospitalFellowshipCardiology
Massachusetts General HospitalInternshipInternal Medicine
Massachusetts General HospitalResidencyInternal Medicine
National Institutes of HealthFellowshipCardiovascular Disease

Board Certifications

CertificationSpecialtyYear
American Board of Internal MedicineCardiovascular Disease1993
American Board of Internal MedicineGeneral Internal Medicine1987
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