Franciscan Heart & Vascular Associates at St. Joseph

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

Phone: 253-627-1244
Fax: 253-627-3520

Franciscan Heart & Vascular Associates at St. Clare

11311 Bridgeport Way S.W. Suite 202
Lakewood, WA 98499

Phone: 253-627-1244
Fax: 253-983-5045

Franciscan Heart Failure Clinic

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

Phone: 253-627-1244
Fax: 253-627-3520

David Zhang, MD, PhD

David Zhang, MD, PhD, offers personalized, state-of-the-art cardiac care for adult patients. He specializes in advanced heart failure treatment, heart disease prevention, focusing on educating patients to take a proactive approach in minimizing cardiac risk factors. Dr. Zhang employs cardiac catheterization, cardiac imaging, cardiac therapy optimization and a variety of other tactics to manage heart disease. He has published articles on heart health research and has written books on heart failure.

Dr. Zhang establishes a one-to-one relationship with each patient, ensuring their comfort and keeping them informed about their care in an atmosphere of mutual respect and understanding.

Name with degree:David Zhang, MD, PhD
Specialties: • Cardiology
• Internal Medicine
Board certified:Yes
Hospital affiliation: • St. Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma
Interests: • Amyloidosis
• Aortic Aneurysm
• Atrial Fibrillation
• Cardiac Catherization
• Cardiac Echocardiography
• Cardiac Prevention
• Cardiac Rehabilitation
• Cardiomyopathy
• Cardiovascular Disease
• Chest Pain
• Congenital Heart Disease
• Diabetes
• Dyslipidemias
• Heart Disease
• Heart Failure/Cardiac Failure
• Heart Transplantation
• Hyperlipidemia
• Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
• Left Ventricular Assist Device/LVAD
• Lipid Metabolism
• Nuclear Cardiology
• Preventative Cardiology
• Pulmonary Hypertension
• Transesophageal Echocardiography
• Valvular Heart Disease
• Vascular Medicine
• Ventricular Tachycardia
Languages spoken in addition to English :Chinese (Mandarin)
Medical School:Tongji University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China
Residencies:University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL
Fellowships: • University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA
• University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL


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