Dr. Yakovlevitch received his medical degree from Yale, and his cardiology fellowship training at theUniversityofWashington. He was appointed Chief of Cardiology for Northwest Hospital in 1999 and Chief of Staff in 2006 and again in 2012. He has served on the Board of Trustees of Northwest Hospital, and is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Washington. He currently serves as the Medical Director of Summit Cardiology, a group of patient-centered cardiovascular specialists who are recognized for the quality of care they provide in both clinic and hospital settings. His scope of practice ranges from noninvasive detection and prevention, to sophisticated management of complex, advanced heart disease.