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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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, Primary Care - Internal Medicine

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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: 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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