Regional Heart Center

Care Providers

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Nazem Akoum M.D., M.S.

Dr. Akoum is director of the UW atrial fibrillation program and associate professor of medicine. In addition to his vast expertise in catheter ablation of…
Specialties and Expertise: Electrophysiology-Arrhythmias

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Gabriel S. Aldea M.D.

Gabriel S. Aldea, M.D., is section chief for adult cardiac surgery. Dr. Aldea specializes in minimally invasive heart surgery, valve replacement or repair,…
Specialties and Expertise: Cardiovascular Surgery, Vascular Surgery

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Jennifer Ann Beckman M.S.N., A.R.N.P., C.H.F.N.

Jennifer Ann Beckman, M.S.N., A.R.N.P., C.H.F.N., is a nurse practitioner in the Division of Cardiology at the University of Washington, Seattle. She…
Specialties and Expertise: Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support, Transplant Surgery

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Kelley Robert Branch M.D., M.S.

Kelley Robert Branch, M.D., M.S., is board-certified in cardiovascular disease. Dr. Branch has expertise particularly in advanced cardiac imaging,…
Specialties and Expertise: Cardiology, Cardiovascular Surgery

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Michael A. Chen M.D., Ph.D.

Michael A. Chen, M.D., Ph.D., is a cardiologist with special expertise in treating older patients with cardiovascular disease.

Dr. Chen earned his…

Specialties and Expertise: Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Richard K. Cheng M.D.

Richard K. Cheng, M.D., is a general cardiologist who is an expert in heart failure, cardiomyopathies, heart transplantation, mechanical circulatory…

Specialties and Expertise: Cardiology

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