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 Aldea, M.D., is a board certified surgeon at the Cardiology Clinic at UW Medical Center, UW’s chief of Adult Cardiac Surgery, the UW’s…
Specialties and Expertise: Cardiovascular surgery, Vascular surgery

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Elizabeth C. Bayley M.S.N., A.R.N.P.

Elizabeth Bayley, M.S.N., A.R.N.P., is a nurse practitioner at UW Medicine’s Cardiac Clinic. Bayley specializes in adult congenital heart disease.…
Specialties and Expertise: Adult congenital heart disease, Cardiology, Care coordination

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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 board-certified nurse practitioner in Cardiology at UW Medicine. She is also a UW teaching…
Specialties and Expertise: Advanced heart failure, Mechanical circulatory support, Transplant surgery

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Laura E. Bicknell A.R.N.P.

Specialties and Expertise: Structural heart disease
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Kelley Robert Branch M.D., M.S.

Kelley Robert Branch, M.D., M.S., is an associate professor in the UW Division of Cardiology. He is also the director of Cardiovascular…
Specialties and Expertise: Cardiology, Cardiovascular surgery

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