Creighton W. Don M.D.

Creighton W. Don M.D.
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Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Heart Failure

Bio

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.

Education

Institution Credential Year
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
Degree Institution Year
MD Univ. of Calif. San Francisco 2001

Board Certifications

Certification Specialty Year
American Board of Internal Medicine Cardiovascular Disease 2007
American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine 2004
American Board of Internal Medicine Interventional Cardiology 2009