Dr. Allen Graeve MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Allen Graeve is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Tacoma, Washington. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital and MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital. He received his medical degree from Creighton University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 31 years. He is one of 2 doctors at MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital and one of 8 at MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Education & Medical Training

University of New Mexico Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1977 - 1978

University of New Mexico
Residency, General Surgery, 1978 - 1982

University Tennessee Medical Center
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1988 - 1989

Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1982 - 1983

Creighton University School of Medicine
Class of 1977

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

WA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Effects of perioperative nesiritide in patients with left ventricular dysfunction undergoing cardiac surgery:the NAPA Trial.
Mentzer, R. M., Oz, M. C., Sladen, R. N., Graeve, A. H., Hebeler, R. F., Luber, J. M., Smedira, N. G.

Role of different methods of lung biopsy in the diagnosis of lung lesions.
Graeve, A. H., Saul, V. A., Akl, B. F.

Endoscopic recanalization of a portoenterostomy.
Graeve, A. H., Volpicelli, N., Kosloske, A. M.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • PriorityHealth HMO
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Regence Washington - Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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