NorthWest Congenital Heart Care maintains a practice environment that upholds the highest level of clinical, professional and ethical standards where employees want to work, physicians want to refer their patients and where patients feel safe in a warm, caring, family-oriented setting.Position Summary
MD Pediatric CardiologistAdditional Information
After completing fellowships in pediatric cardiology and electrophysiology (the study and treatment of heart rhythm disturbances) at Texas Children’s Hospital, I practiced for six years at Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children, where I was the first pediatric electophysiologist in Canada. For the next 17 years I was at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, and moved to Washington in 2004.
Dr. Hesslein was voted "Top Doctors" in Seattle Magazine (2012).
A survey was mailed to more than 18,000 physicians in King, Pierce, Snohomish and Kitsap counties. The survey asked physicians to name the provider they would seek out or recommend to loved ones.
Medical School Baylor College of Medicine
Residency Northwestern University- Children's Memorial Hospital
Fellowship Pediatric Cardiology and Electrophysiology, Texas Children's Hospital
Heart Rhythm Society, Pediatric and Congenital Electrophysiology Society, Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada
My wife is a teacher and together we have two grown children and 3 grandchildren. In my free time I enjoy hiking, biking, reading, theater and music.