Katie Sue Nason, MD, MPH

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Katie S. Nason, MD, MPH, FACS, is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon at UPMC CancerCenter
  • Specialty:

    Surgery
  • Secondary Specialty:

    Thoracic Surgery
  • Board Certifications:

    Surgery, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
  • Education:

    MD, Oregon Health Sciences University Hospital , Portland, OR MPH, University of Washington School of Medicine/Academic Affairs, Seattle, WA
  • Residency:

    University of Washington School of Medicine/Academic Affairs, Seattle, WA University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, Madison, WI University of Washington School of Medicine/Academic Affairs, Seattle, WA
  • Fellowships:

    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Affiliations:

    UPMC Northwest

Katie Sue Nason, MD, MPH

Doctor

Biography

Katie Nason, MD, is an assistant professor of surgery in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery and associate program director of the Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency Program. She specializes in endoscopic and minimally invasive approaches to diagnosis, staging, and treatment of thoracic malignancies.

Dr. Nason is board-certified in general surgery and thoracic surgery. She completed an undergraduate degree at Stanford University, Calif., and went on to receive a medical degree from Oregon Health Sciences University. Dr. Nason completed a general residency at the University of Washington, University Hospital and affiliates in Seattle, and a cardiothoracic surgery residency at the University of Wisconsin-Madison University Hospital and its affiliates. She completed an advanced thoracic surgery fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

She is a member of the Society for American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, and The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Dr. Nason's research interests include outcomes after thoracic surgery, early diagnosis for esophageal malignancy, and prediction modeling for improving quality outcomes.

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