Kevin Douglas O'Brien M.D., F.A.H.A. Accepting new patients

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Advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology, Cardiology (cardiovascular disease), Transplant surgery




Kevin Douglas O'Brien, M.D., F.A.H.A., is a cardiologist at the Cardiology Clinic at UW Medical Center. Dr. O'Brien is also a UW professor of Medicine.

Dr. O'Brien believes in creating an active partnership with patients to deliver the best possible care.

Dr. O'Brien earned his M.D. at the UW. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases. He is expert in congestive heart failure, cardiac transplantation and lipid disorders, with clinical experience in post-cardiac transplant care, congestive heart failure and cardiovascular risk modification and prevention. Dr. O'Brien's research interests include lipid disorders, diabetes and atherosclerosis, aortic valve disease pathogenesis and diabetic cardiomyopathy.

Personal Interests

When Dr. O'Brien isn't practicing medicine, he enjoys spending time hiking and traveling.
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

Univ. of Washington, School of Medicine

Medical education, 1984

Veterans Adm. Med. Center(Seattle)

Fellowship, Medicine

Univ. of Washington

Internship, Medicine

Univ. of Washington

Residency, Medicine


Board Certifications
  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, 2014, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease, 1991, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine, 1987, American Board of Internal Medicine