Dr. McCloskey graduated from the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine and subsequently completed a pediatric residency at the University of Washington and Children's Hospital in Seattle. He then completed a fellowship in pediatric cardiology at the University of Cincinnati Children's Hospital. He then moved to the Pacific Northwest in 1989 and joined an established pediatric cardiology practice. He was an attending cardiologist at Seattle Children’s Hospital. He subsequently was instrumental in establishing the Mary Bridge Pediatric Heart Center in 1997 and was the medical director of the Heart Center until 2001. He then founded Northwest Children’s Heart Care in 2001 (subsequently renamed Northwest Congenital Heart Care in recognition of the age range of patients with congenital heart disease from prenatal life until late adulthood). He served as the medical director of NWCHC for over 20 years. His specialty interest is in Preventive Cardiology and established the first dedicated pediatric cardiopulmonary exercise labs in the Pacific Northwest. In addition, he also has a specialty interest in Adults With Congenital Heart Care, currently caring for patients into their 50s and 60s with congenital heart disease.
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