Creighton W. Don, M.D., a UW assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Cardiology, is an interventional cardiologist who specializes in structural and congenital heart disease. Dr. Don is experienced with percutaneous treatment for valvular heart disease, percutaneous coronary angioplasty and stenting, and management of heart attacks and chronic angina.
His clinical interests include interventional and diagnostic cardiology; aortic, mitral and pulmonic valvuloplasty; transcatheter aortic and pulmonic valve implantation; atrial and ventricular septal defect closure; patent foramen ovale closure; patent ductus arteriosus closure; atrial appendage occlusion; paravalvular leak closure; coronary angioplasty and stenting; chronic total occlusion revascularization; and brachytherapy.
His research interests include the Edwards SAPIEN percutaneous aortic valve; autologous CD34+ cells for chronic refractory angina in patients without revascularization options; cardioprotective effects of niacin; and cell and biologic therapies for atherosclerotic coronary artery disease not amenable to revascularization.
|Massachusetts General Hospital Program||Fellowship|
|Univ. of Calif. San Francisco||Medical education||2001|
|Univ. of Chicago Hospitals||Internship|
|Univ. of Chicago Hospitals||Residency|
|UW - Division of Cardiology||Fellowship|
|Univ. of Washington||Master Public Health||2008|
|MD||Univ. of Calif. San Francisco||2001|
|American Board of Internal Medicine||Cardiovascular Disease||2007|
|American Board of Internal Medicine||Internal Medicine||2004|
|American Board of Internal Medicine||Interventional Cardiology||2009|