William R. Lombardi, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Clinical Professor
Medicine
Director, Complex Coronary Artery Disease Therapies
Attending Physician, University of Washington Medical Center

Faculty Information

Biography

Dr. Lombardi is a clinical professor of medicine in the Division of Cardiology, and the director for Complex Coronary Artery Disease Therapies in the UW Heart Institute. He is an expert in cardiac catheterization and interventional cardiology.

After completing his M.D. at Tulane Medical School, Bill Lombardi went on to the University of Utah, Salt Lake City for his internal medicine residency and fellowships in cardiology, heart failure/cardiac transplant, and interventional cardiology. Dr. Lombardi then returned home to Washington State and joined St. Joseph’s Hospital in Bellingham. During the 13 years that he was at St. Joseph’s, Dr. Lombardi helped to develop novel CTO techniques and technologies and was fundamental to the inception of the “hybrid algorithm” to facilitate reproducibly successful outcomes in chronic total occlusion and complex lesion PCI. During this time he was also active in physician training, CME courses and proctoring.

Dr. Lombardi joined the University of Washington Medical Center in 2014 as associate clinical professor and director of the Complex Coronary Disease Therapies Program. He is certified in interventional cardiology and cardiovascular disease by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Lombardi's interests include sailing, fishing, and spending time with family.

Education & Training: 
Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology
University of Utah, LDS Hospital
Salt Lake City, UT
2000-2001
Residency in Internal Medicine
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
1994-1997
MD
Tulane Medical School
New Orleans, LA
1990-1994
BS in Biology
Willamette University
Salem, OR
1986-1990
Honors: 
Demal Akdamar MD Memorial Award for Scholarship in Gastroenterology, Tulane Medical School
Dean's List, Willamette University