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Dr. Brian Louie, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery
4.7 (82)
Map Pin Small Seattle, WA
Accepting new patients
27 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Brian Louie, MD

Dr. Brian Louie, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Seattle, WA. They specialize in Cardiothoracic Surgery, has 27 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from Univ of Toronto and is affiliated with Swedish Edmonds Campus, Swedish Cherry Hill Campus, Swedish First Hill Campus, Olympic Medical Center and Swedish Issaquah Campus.

Dr. Louie works at Swedish Thoracic Surgery - First Hill in Seattle, WA. They frequently treat conditions like Esophageal Cancer and Hiatal Hernia along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna and Humana as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Louie's Office Locations

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    Swedish Thoracic Surgery - First Hill
    1101 Madison St Ste 900, Seattle, WA 98104 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (206) 215-6800

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Swedish Edmonds Campus
  • Swedish Cherry Hill Campus
  • Swedish First Hill Campus
  • Olympic Medical Center
  • Swedish Issaquah Campus

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Esophageal Cancer
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Treatment frequency



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Decortication and Pleurectomy Chevron Icon
Duodenal Polypectomy Chevron Icon
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy) Chevron Icon
Esophagomyotomy Chevron Icon
Hernia Repair Chevron Icon
Laparoscopic Surgery for Achalasia Chevron Icon
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision Chevron Icon
Pyloromyotomy Chevron Icon
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia Chevron Icon
Thoracentesis Chevron Icon
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Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy Chevron Icon
Acute Bowel Infarction Chevron Icon
Benign Mediastinal Tumor Chevron Icon
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Gastric Ulcer Chevron Icon
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Incisional Hernia Chevron Icon
Inflammatory Bowel Disease Chevron Icon
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Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS) Chevron Icon
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Parathyroid (Gland) Disease Chevron Icon
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant Chevron Icon
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Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) Chevron Icon
Pleura Cancer Chevron Icon
Rib Fracture Chevron Icon
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm Chevron Icon
Soft Tissue Sarcoma Chevron Icon
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer Chevron Icon
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Abdominoplasty Chevron Icon
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration Chevron Icon
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage Chevron Icon
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair Chevron Icon
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open) Chevron Icon
Esophagostomy Chevron Icon
Excision of Esophageal Lesion Chevron Icon
Excision of Stomach Tumor Chevron Icon
Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis Chevron Icon
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer Chevron Icon
Gallbladder Removal Chevron Icon
Gastrectomy Chevron Icon
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Open Chevron Icon
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy Chevron Icon
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy) Chevron Icon
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy) Chevron Icon
Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery Chevron Icon
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair Chevron Icon
Laparotomy Chevron Icon
Lobectomy of Lung with Robotic Assist Chevron Icon
Lymphadenectomy with Robotic Assist Chevron Icon
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting Chevron Icon
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair Chevron Icon
Open Lobectomy Chevron Icon
Open Lung Resection or Removal Chevron Icon
Open Thymectomy Chevron Icon
Parathyroidectomy Chevron Icon
Peripheral Artery Catheterization Chevron Icon
Port Placements or Replacements Chevron Icon
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage) Chevron Icon
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure Chevron Icon
Skin Grafts Chevron Icon
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy Chevron Icon
Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance Chevron Icon
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy Chevron Icon
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy Robotic Assist Chevron Icon
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy Chevron Icon
Thyroidectomy Chevron Icon
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy Chevron Icon
Tracheal Surgery Chevron Icon
Vagotomy Chevron Icon
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Varicose Vein Procedure Chevron Icon
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    4.7
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    About Dr. Brian Louie, MD

    Specialties
    • Cardiothoracic Surgery
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 27 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1982767711
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Foregut Fell Usc
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Alberta Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • Univ Of Alberta
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Univ of Toronto
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Brian Louie, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Louie is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Louie works at Swedish Thoracic Surgery - First Hill in Seattle, WA. View the full address on Dr. Louie’s profile.

    Dr. Louie has seen patients for Esophageal Cancer and Hiatal Hernia, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Louie on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    82 patients have reviewed Dr. Louie. The overall rating for this provider is 4.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Louie.

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