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Howard S. Lewis, MD

Languages: English
Specialties:
Accepting New Patients
Education
Institution
Type
Field of Study
University of Washington School of Medicine
Medical School
University of Washington
Residency
University of California, Los Angeles
Residency
Emory University
Fellowship
Interventional Cardiology
Oregon Health Sciences University
Fellowship
General Cardiology
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease
Services
Clinical Interests
  • abnormal coronary angiography
  • abnormal stress test
  • atherectomy
  • athletic heart syndrome
  • av nodal arrhythmia
  • bradycardia
  • cardiac angina
  • cardiac arrest
  • cardiac catheterization
  • cardiac sarcoma
  • cardiomegaly
  • cardiospasm
  • chest pain
  • complication cardiac catheterization
  • coronary angiography
  • coronary angioplasty
  • coronary artery anomaly
  • coronary artery disease
  • coronary stent
  • dyspnea on exertion
  • elevated creatine kinase
  • heart biopsy
  • heart racing
  • holter monitor
  • hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • infiltrative disorders of the heart
  • in-office echocardiogram
  • in-office stress test
  • intra-aortic balloon pump
  • intravascular ultrasound
  • laser atherectomy
  • minimally invasive aortic valve replacement
  • minimally invasive mitral valve repair
  • myocardial infarction
  • myocarditis
  • patent foramen ovale closure
  • percutaneous valvuloplasty
  • postural tachycardia syndrome
  • prinzmetals angina
  • refractory angina
  • rhythm disorder
  • stent thrombosis
  • stenting
  • sudden cardiac death
  • tee
  • thrombosis
  • transesophageal echocardiography
  • transthoracic echocardiogram
  • valvuloplasty
PATIENT RATINGS AND COMMENTS

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey.Responses are measured on a 10 - point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5 - point scale in order to display results in a 5 - star rating.Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

4.8 out of 5 (259 Ratings, 37 Comments)


90

02/22/2017
The interaction was to gain information about my heart health, and I feel that was accomplished. I've suspected a low heart rate for some time, and the recommended testing shows this to be true. As well, other conditions of my heart raised some potential for concerns and we are planning to better diagnose that in the future with a baseline of information- but so far so good.
100

02/22/2017
I have had only good experiences with Dr. Lewis.
100

01/31/2017
DR. Lewis is outstanding and your facility should be pleased to have him
100

01/29/2017
Dr Lewis provided excellent care when titrating and changing my medications, when the ambulance drivers stayed with my husband as they feared for my demise.
100

01/26/2017
Dr. Lewis has been my Cardiologist/Provider since 2011 at Swedish Health Services in Issaquah, Washington. I am so pleased to be a patient of Dr. H. Lewis. His excellent experience as a Cardiologist, along with his kindness and concern for my health issues, highlight the reasons he is the doctor I trust for my Cardiac Care. I am also very happy to be part of the Swedish Medical Center.
100

12/25/2016
I am pleased with the education he provided me about my condition
100

11/15/2016
I have high confidence in Dr Lewis and our relationship
90

10/18/2016
Lacked warmth in dealing with patient. Interaction was quick and short.
100

10/18/2016
Dr. Lewis has been my cardiologist for over 20 years. We understand each other very well and communicate very well. He is the best!!!!!!
100

09/27/2016
Clear, thoughtful questions & answers. Definitely interested in finding the best approach to my problems. it feels like we're on the same team...very reassuring.
100

09/27/2016
Normally I rate most things average, but I would like to rate this crew higher than I can. [...]
100

09/22/2016
Dr. Lewis is the best cardiologist I have ever been treated by and is unerringly correct in his diagnosis. His demeanor is comfortable and he explains things I do not understand.
100

09/06/2016
Dr. Lewis is an excellent communicator, very professional, knowledgeable and informative.
100

09/05/2016
Dr. Lewis gives me a lot of time and explains everything in a clear manner. I would recommend him to family and freinds, even though his office is far from my home.
100

08/18/2016
Best doc I've ever dealt with!
90

08/16/2016
I do not feel I received a full explanation regarding interim treatment prior to electrocardiogram.
100

07/25/2016
GOOD
100

07/23/2016
Howard Lewis, MD is the finest physician I have ever met. He understands the mind-body connection. He saved my life.
100

06/29/2016
Dr. Lewis is wonderful. I have complete confidence in him.
100

06/28/2016
Dr. Lewis is an excellent Cardiologist.
100

06/28/2016
Good
100

06/19/2016
Very good!!!
 

05/30/2016
This was my first time to see Dr. Lewis and I really like him, glad I'm seeing him.
100

05/24/2016
would have liked more explanation of EKG results...with picture of heart
90

05/17/2016
Dr. Lewis was extraordinary and answered questions that had not been answered previously. He was patient and listened to us in addition to being very informative.
100

05/13/2016
I am very satisfied with my care.
100

05/13/2016
very impressed so far
100

05/03/2016
I recommend Dr Lewis to many people. Excellent Dr. and staff. He is the best in his field...
100

04/27/2016
[...] Dr Lewis is wonderful , your staff sucks
100

04/26/2016
[...] I can only give Howard my most ringing endorsement! In the beginning I had a problem, he listened to me, we created a plan, and it worked perfectly. Kudos! Accolades!
70

04/21/2016
I could not recommend anyone whose organization cannot accommodate my needs; I was treated like a faceless patient. If not for my intervention, the appointment would have been totally ineffective.
50

04/19/2016
I know this is a very intelligent doctor. But he always,seems in a hurry and therefore is not thorough in inquiring about meds, blood work or having the courtesy to talk at length about my current health assessment. I only see him once a year. I think that deserves more than a 15 minute face time conversation.
100

03/22/2016
All the time and care Dr. Lewis showed me was greatly appreciated. He went a long way to reassure me that my experience in the ER (A-fib) was totally treatable and not a life threatening situation.
100

03/16/2016
All good.
100

02/16/2016
Dr.Lewis is very helpful in providing information related to my medical problems. I give him credit for my being alive today. I highly respect his kindness and professional attitude towards me.
100

02/16/2016
This doctor is the best. He wants to make sure I understand my condition and wants me to call or come back whenever I feel the need.
100

02/09/2016
Howard Lewis is the perfect Cardiologist
1518041235
 
Swedish Heart & Vascular - Issaquah
751 Northeast Blakely Drive Suite 3020
Issaquah, WA 98029
425-313-7123
425-313-7177
Affiliated Facilities
Swedish Issaquah
Swedish Cherry Hill