Edward F. Gibbons, MD, FACC, FACP, FASE
Clinical Professor
Medicine
Attending Physician, Harborview Medical Center

Faculty Information

Biography

Dr. Gibbons is section chief of cardiology at Harborview Medical Center, co-director of Medical Cardiac ICU, and director of the Heart Failure Program at Harborview. 

He is an associate professor of medicine and an expert in echocardiography. 

Dr. Gibbons earned his bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University and his M.D. from the University of Chicago. He completed his residency in internal medicine and training in cardiovascular disease, at both Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

He has had past practice and leadership roles at Virginia Mason Medical Center and been named a “Seattle Best Doctor” and listed in “Best Doctors in America.” He was the 2013 recipient of the UW Paul B. Beeson Teaching Award, and his heart failure team won a Qualis Health Award of Excellence in 2015. He was a member of the Cardiovascular Steering Committee of the National Quality Forum from 2010 to 2015. His personal interests include early music, cooking, and cycling.

Education & Training: 
Fellowship in Cardiology
Harvard University, Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA
1985
Internship/Residency
Harvard University, Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA
1981
MD
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL
1978
BS
Georgetown University
Washington D.C.
1972
Honors: 
Department of Medicine Paul B. Beeson Teaching Award
2013
Chairman, Heart Failure Transitions Project, Washington Patient Safety Coalition, Foundation for Healthcare Quality
2007-2009
Chairman, Heart Failure Transitions Project, Washington Patient Safety
Seattle Metropolitan Magazine "Top Doctor" Golden Stethoscope Award
2008
"Seattle Top Doctors" Seattle Magazine
2005
"Seattle Top Doctors" Seattle Magazine
2000
AMGA-Pfizer award for High Risk Patient Management
2003