Dr. Nahush A Mokadam MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Nahush Mokadam is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Seattle, Washington and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including UW Medicine/Northwest Hospital & Medical Center and Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System. He received his medical degree from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and has been in practice for 16 years. Dr. Mokadam accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 8 doctors at UW Medicine/Northwest Hospital & Medical Center and one of 7 at Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

Are you Dr. Mokadam? Edit Profile

Office Location

See Contact Information

Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: Adult Cardiac Surgery, Aortic, Cardiopulmonary Transplantation, Minimally Invasive Cardiac, Cardiovascular Surgery

Clinical Interests: Artificial Organs, Heart Transplantation, Cardiac Surgical Procedures, Heart Failure, Patient Simulation

Education & Medical Training

Washington University
Residency, General Surgery, 1998–2005

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Class of 1998

U Washington Affil Hosps
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 2005–2007

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 8 years in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified 6 years in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

MO State Medical License
Active through 2015

WA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Fellow (FACC), American College of Cardiology

Publications & Presentations

Novel use of an apical-femoral wire rail to assist with transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
Don, C. W.,Kim, M. S.,Verrier, E. D.,Aldea, G. S.,Dean, L. S.,Reisman, M.,Mokadam, N. A.

Total Artificial Heart as Bridge to Transplantation for Severe Culture-Negative Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis due to Gemella haemolysans.
Ramchandani, M. S.,Rakita, R. M.,Freeman, R. V.,Levy, W. C.,Von Homeyer, P.,Mokadam, N. A.

Activity, Inhibition and Induction of Cytochrome P450 2J2 in Adult Human Primary Cardiomyocytes.
Evangelista, E. A.,Kaspera, R.,Mokadam, N. A.,Jones, J. P.,Totah, R. A.

See all 15 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Regence Washington - Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

Report a Correction — If you are aware of information on this page that is out of date or incorrect, please let us know.

Patient Advice & Support


See More
Our Doctor Finder includes most U.S. physicians. Doctors are not ranked, learn more.

Nearby Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeons

See all Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeons near Seattle, WA See all Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeons in Washington

Best Cardiology & Heart Surgery Hospitals

  1. #1
    Cleveland, OH
  2. #2
    Rochester, MN
  3. #3
    New York, NY

See Full Rankings

Find a Hospital by Location

Your Message Has Been Submitted

As part of our research on the correction you submitted, you may be contacted at the email address provided.

Sorry, Your Message Could Not Be Submitted

Please try again later, or E-mail your message to doctors@usnews.com and include the Web address (URL) of the page that contains incorrect information.