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David W. Nelson, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery
Accepting New Patients
Offers Virtual Visits | A quick, convenient way to see your provider. Call the clinic to schedule.
Specialties
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
Clinical Interests
  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
  • Aortic and mitral valve surgery
  • Thoracic surgery
  • Adult cardiac surgery
  • Coronary revascularization
  • Off-pump beating heart surgery
  • All aspects of thoracic surgery, including lung cancer, mediastinal tumors, esophageal cancer and minimally invasive thoracic surgery
Languages
  • English
Board Certification
American Board of Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
Get to Know Me

Dr. Nelson is married and has one daughter. He enjoys hiking, swimming, skiing and traveling with his family.

Medical Education
University of Colorado - School of Medicine (1987)
Aurora, CO
Internship
University of California Medical Center (1988)
Sacramento, CA
Residency
University of California Medical Center (1993)
Sacramento, CA
Fellowship
University of Utah - School of Medicine (1995)
Salt Lake City, UT
Leadership Position
  • Overlake Clinics - Medical Director, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Awards
Top Doctors (2015, 2019, 2020, 2021)
Seattle Magazine
Top Doctors (2014, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2020)
Seattle Met
Workplace Rescue Award (2013)
King County Heroes Breakfast

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