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Cardiology (cardiovascular disease), Cardiovascular surgery




David A. Dichek, M.D., is a board certified cardiologist at the Cardiology Clinic at UW Medical Center, UW Medicine associate director of Cardiology Research, the UW’s John L. Locke, Jr. Family Endowed Chair in Cardiovascular Research, a UW professor of Medicine and Cardiology and an adjunct professor of Cardiology.

Dr. Dichek strives to create active partnerships with his patients to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Dr. Dichek earned his M.D. from UCLA. He is board certified in both Cardiovascular Disease and General Internal Medicine. 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.
Regional Heart Center at UWMC

Heart Institute at UW Medical Center

1959 NE Pacific St., 3rd Floor Seattle, WA 98195


Adult congenital heart disease, Advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology, Behavioral healthcare, Cancer care and your heart

UCLA Medical Center

Medical education, 1984

Johns Hopkins University SOM

Fellowship, Cardiology

National Institutes of Health

Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease

Massachusetts General Hospital

Fellowship, Cardiology

Massachusetts General Hospital

Residency, Internal Medicine

Massachusetts General Hospital

Internship, Internal Medicine


Board Certifications
  • Cardiovascular Disease, 1993, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • General Internal Medicine, 1987, American Board of Internal Medicine