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Daniel Fishbein


Professor of Medicine
Medical Director, Congestive Heart Failure/Cardiac Transplantation Services
Attending Physician, University of Washington Medical Center
University of Washington Medical Center 
1959 N.E. Pacific Street 
Box 356422 
Seattle, WA 98195-6422


  • Fellow, Interventional Cardiology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA, 1989
  • Senior Cardiology Fellow, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA, 1987
  • Residency, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA, 1983
  • Intern, Lankenau Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1981
  • MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, 1980
  • BA, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, 1976


  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, 1987
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicin​​e, 1983


  • Congestive Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation


  • American College of Cardiology Transplant Committee, 1995–1998



 Selected Publications

Ketchum ES, Moorman AJ, Fishbein DP, Mokadam NA, Verrier ED, Aldea GS, Andrus S, Kenyon KW, Levy WC "Predictive value of the Seattle Heart Failure Model in patients undergoing left ventricular assist device placement." The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation 2010 Sep; 29; 9; 1021-5
Levy WC, Lee KL, Hellkamp AS, Poole JE, Mozaffarian D, Linker DT, Maggioni AP, Anand I, Poole-Wilson PA, Fishbein DP, Johnson G, Anderson J, Mark DB, Bardy GH "Maximizing survival benefit with primary prevention implantable cardioverter-defibrillator therapy in a heart failure population." Circulation 2009 Sep; 120; 10; 835-42
Hebert MF, Easterling TR, Kirby B, Carr DB, Buchanan ML, Rutherford T, Thummel KE, Fishbein DP, Unadkat JD "Effects of pregnancy on CYP3A and P-glycoprotein activities as measured by disposition of midazolam and digoxin: a University of Washington specialized center of research study." Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics 2008 Aug; 84; 2; 248-53
Poole JE, Johnson GW, Hellkamp AS, Anderson J, Callans DJ, Raitt MH, Reddy RK, Marchlinski FE, Yee R, Guarnieri T, Talajic M, Wilber DJ, Fishbein DP, Packer DL, Mark DB, Lee KL, Bardy GH "Prognostic importance of defibrillator shocks in patients with heart failure." The New England journal of medicine 2008 Sep; 359; 10; 1009-17
Li F, Kenyon KW, Kirby KA, Fishbein DP, Boeckh M, Limaye AP "Incidence and clinical features of ganciclovir-resistant cytomegalovirus disease in heart transplant recipients." Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 2007 Aug; 45; 4; 439-47