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Cardiothoracic anesthesia, Echocardiography, General anesthesiology, Pulmonary and respiratory disease care




Richard D. Sheu, M.D., is a board certified anesthesiologist at UW Medical Center and a UW assistant professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine.

Dr. Sheu is an expert in peri-operative management of patients with cardiothoracic diseases or concerns. He strives to make the experience of anesthesia as comfortable and safe as possible for his patients.

Dr. Sheu earned his M.D. from New York Medical College, Valhalla. He is board certified in both Anesthesiology and Echocardiography. HIs clinical interests includes peri-operative transesophageal echocardiography, heart failure, ventricular assist devices, heart and lung transplants, complex open-heart surgeries, valvular abnormalities and minimally invasive cardiothoracic procedures. He is also interested in clinical outcomes research utilizing peri-operative transesophageal echocardiography in cardiothoracic surgeries.

Personal Interests

In addition to caring for patients in the hospital, Dr. Sheu also enjoys outdoor activities, playing sports, cooking and spending time with family and friends.
Anesthesiology Clinical Services at UWMC

Anesthesiology Clinical Services at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St. Seattle, WA 98195


General anesthesiology, Pain management

Cleveland Clinic

Fellowship, 2015, Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology

Tufts Medical Center

Residency, 2014, Anesthesiology

Norwalk Hospital

Internship, 2011, Internal Medicine

New York Medical College

Medical education, 2010


Board Certifications
  • Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography, 2016, National Board of Echocardiography
  • Echocardiography, 2016, National Board of Echocardiography
  • Anesthesiology, 2015, American Board of Anesthesiology