Dilip Nath, MD Cardiac Surgeon


  • Main Hospital Washington, District of Columbia 20010 1-888-884-BEAR (2327)

Languages Spoken

  • English


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery
  • Amer Bd of Thoracic Surg - Congenital Cardiac Surg
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery


Dilip Nath, MD, has an outstanding background as a transplant researcher, as well as having completed extensive training in complex congenital cardiac surgery.

Dr. Nath has an undergraduate degree in bioengineering. After attending New York University Medical School he undertook his general surgical training at the University of Minnesota. His training in cardiothoracic surgery was undertaken at the University of Wisconsin. Dr. Nath was then able to secure one of the few ACGME accredited fellowship training positions in congenital cardiac surgery.

Dr. Nath has more than 30 publications, as well as numerous abstract presentations.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • MD, 1999
    New York University School of Medicine
  • BS, Bioengineering, 1995
    University of California-Berkeley
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Dilip Nath, MD

Patient story

Triton's Story

"You may feel like your world is crumbling beneath you, but I am here to tell you that you will find the strength to do anything you have to do for your child."

Patient story

Alex's Story

"He is proud of his scar. He likes to tell people he is special and when they ask him why, he will tell them he had a bad heart and the doctors at Children's National made it all better."

Patient story

Alexis's Story

"She likes to show off her scar and tell whoever listens that Children's National fixed her heart."

Patient story

Athena's Story

"To all the parents out there with a baby with hypoplastic left heart, good days will come. These babies overcome what seems impossible and have so much love to offer."

Owen's Story

"We are so thankful that we chose the remarkable doctors at Children's National to care for our son. The compassion and care that were given not just to Owen, but to our entire family, is something we will forever be grateful for."

Patient story

Sarah's Story

"I know how difficult it is, when you don't have all the answers, and are not getting much sleep in the hospital with your child. I want to assure you that the answers will come."



Invest in future cures for some of life's most devastating diseases

See other ways to give

Run or walk with us on September 13th and help local kids!

Race for Every Child Logo Register now

Brooke's Story

"We could ask as many questions as we wanted, whenever. The doctors and nurses always had an answer!"

Read More of Brooke's Story