Franciscan Heart & Vascular Associates at St. Joseph

1802 S. Yakima Ave. Suite 302, 304, 307 Tacoma, WA 98405

Phone: 253-627-1244
Fax: 253-627-6576

Franciscan Heart & Vascular Associates at St. Anthony

11511 Canterwood Blvd. N.W. Suite 110 Gig Harbor, WA 98332

Phone: 253-627-1244
Fax: 253-530-2933

Theodore Lau, MD, FACC

Theodore K. Lau, MD, is a board-certified cardiologist with special interests in lipids management; complex coronary artery disease and peripheral vascular disease interventions; pacemaker implantation; and repair of structural heart defects.

Dr. Lau is committed to providing state-of-the-art preventive, diagnostic and treatment options. He believes that actively involving each patient in the disease management process is the best way to improve patients’ cardiovascular health and quality of life. Dr. Lau is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, American Society of Echocardiography, and Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions. He is fluent in English and Chinese (Cantonese).

Specialties: • Cardiology
• Interventional Cardiology
Hospital: • St. Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma
Year Began Practice:2003
Interests: • Angioplasty
• Atrial Fibrillation
• Cardiac Catheterization
• Cardiac Echocardiography
• Cardiology
• Cardiomyopathy
• Cardiovascular Diseases
• Carotid Artery Disease
• Catheterization
• Chest Pain
• Cholesterol Management
• Clinical Cardiology
• Congenital Heart Disease
• Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
• Coronary Artery Bypass
• Directional/Rotational Atherectomy
• Dyslipidemias
• Echocardiography
• Heart Disease
• Heart Failure/Cardiac Failure
• Hyperlipidemia
• Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
• Interventional Cardiology
• Invasive Cardiology
• IVC Filters
• Lipids
• Myocardial Infarction
• Pacemaker
• Pacemaker Implant
• Peripheral Artery Disease - PAD
• Preventative Cardiology
• Pulmonary Hypertension
• Stenting
• Structural Heart Disease
• Transesophageal Echocardiography
• Valvular Heart Disease
• Ventricular Tachycardia VT
Languages spoken in addition to English :Chinese (Cantonese)
Medical School:McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Residencies:University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX
Fellowships:Texas Heart Institute, Houston, TX


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