Nahush A. Mokadam M.D.

Nahush A. Mokadam M.D.
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  • English
  • Marathi


  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Transplant Surgery


Dr. Mokadam is the co-director of heart transplantation and the program director for mechanical circulatory support (ventricular assist devices) at UW Medical Center. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology.

Dr. Mokadam has interests in minimally invasive cardiac surgery, off-pump coronary artery bypass, endovascular aortic surgery, percutaneous valve surgery and complex mitral valve surgery, in addition to his dedication to the heart transplant and ventricular assist device programs.

Patient Care Philosophy

Dr. Mokadam develops partnerships with his patients in order to effectively provide the highest level of surgical therapy for the heart.

Clinical Interests

Heart transplant; mechanical circulatory support (LVAD & TAH); aortic root reconstruction; transcatheter valves; valvular heart disease; coronary revascularization.

Research Interests

Cardiac surgery simulation; outcomes research; surgical education;  stem cell therapy; ischemia/reperfusion injury.


Institution Credential Year
Univ. of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Medical education 1998
Washington University/B-JH/SLCH Internship
Washington University/B-JH/SLCH Residency
Washington University/B-JH/SLCH Fellowship
Washington University/B-JH/SLCH Residency
UW - Dept. of Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency
Degree Institution Year
MD Univ. of Pennsylvania School of Medicine 1998

Board Certifications

Certification Specialty Year
American Board of Surgery General Surgery 2006
American Board of Thoracic Surgery Thoracic Surgery 2008