Dr. Gabriel S Aldea MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Gabriel Aldea is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Seattle, Washington. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Seattle Children's Hospital and UW Medicine/Northwest Hospital & Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and has been in practice for 33 years. He is one of 3 doctors at Seattle Children's Hospital and one of 8 at UW Medicine/Northwest Hospital & Medical Center 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 California at San Francisco
Residency, General Surgery, 1986 - 1987

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell Campus
Residency, General Surgery, 1981 - 1986

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell Campus
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1987 - 1990

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Class of 1981

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

FL State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FASCO), American Society of Clinical Oncologists

Publications & Presentations

Minimally invasive aortic and mitral valve surgery
Aldea GS

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement
Aldea GS, Brecker SJ, Gaasch WH

Estimating the mortality risk of valvular surgery
Aldea GS, Otto CM

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Lifewise Health Plan of Oregon
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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