Dr. Ralph Althouse

Cardiology
Edmonds, WA
male

Locations

Office

Edmonds, WA

Address

7320 216th Street SW, Suite 210, Edmonds, WA
Directions

Insurances accepted

Humana

Premera Blue Cross

Regence BlueCross BlueShield

Cigna

About

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Cardiology

Internal Medicine

Doctor Q&A

7 Answers
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A female asked:
Dr. Ralph Althouse
Specializes in Cardiology
Treatment : Treatment for atrial fibrillation is based on symptoms. The stimulation of the ride may increase your heart rate (which is the reason most people rid ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Althouse
Specializes in Cardiology
High : High blood pressure is only an emergency if there are symptoms such as change in mental status, level of consciousness, or neurological symptoms like ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ralph Althouse
Specializes in Cardiology
Sexual : Sexual activity is exercise, which we often instruct our patients to do. As long as you do not have chest pain or marked shortness of breath, there i ... Read More
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HealthTap member
Dec 16, 2012
Dr. Althouse and his team were able to seamlessly step in to a critical situation and resolve 3 of my blocked arteries quickly, effectively, and efficiently. I went from only being able to walk a blo...Read More
HealthTap member
Dec 16, 2012
Dr. Althouse, aka Santa Clause wrote the book on stents. He placed a double (LAD) in me and now I'm at 100%. He takes a no nonsense attitude toward his work and his staff.
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Althouse is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Oxford University Medical School
Graduated 1982MD

Medical/Graduate school

Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health
MD

Residency

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Residency

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Awards

US Top Doctors, US News & Reports
Top Doctors - Interventional Cardologists, Castle Connolly Medical

Affiliations

American College of Cardiology
American Heart Association, Council on Clinical Cardiology
Washington State Medical Association
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