Larry S. Dean, MD, FACC, FAHA, FMSCAI
Professor
Medicine and Surgery
Medical Director of Outreach and Clinical Integration, UW Medicine Heart Institute
Founding Director of UW Medicine Regional Heart Center
Attending Physician, University of Washington Medical Center

Faculty Information

Biography

Dr. Dean is director of the UW Medicine Regional Heart Center and a UW professor of medicine and of surgery. In addition to general cardiology, he is an expert in cardiac catheterization and interventional cardiology. He has been in practice for more than 30 years. Dr. Dean's personal interests include long distance bicycling, mountaineering, sailing, and photography.

Dr. Dean earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa and his M.D. from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham. He first came to the UW as an intern and resident in internal medicine, and then returned to the University of Alabama Hospitals for fellowships in cardiovascular disease and in angioplasty. 

He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular diseases and interventional cardiology and is a fellow of the American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology and is a master interventionalist of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions. He also earned a certificate in medical management from the UW in 2004. He is listed in "The Best Doctors in America." 

Education & Training: 
Certificate in Medical Management
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
2004
Fellowship in Angioplasty/Cardiovascular Disease
University of Alabama Hospitals
Birmingham, AL
1986
Fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease
University of Alabama Hospitals
Birmingham, AL
1986
Internship and Residency
University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals
Seattle, WA
1983
MD
University of Alabama School of Medicine
Birmingham, AL
1980
BS
University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL
1980
Honors: 
"The Best Doctors in America"
Cum Laude, University of Alabama School of Medicine
1980
Cum Laude, University of Alabama
1975