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

National Provider ID: 1679539316



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

  • Fellowship Program, Cardiothoracic Surgery, 2010
    Washington University
  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, 2008
    Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
  • Fellowship Program, Cardiac Surgery, 2007
    University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics
  • Fellowship Program, General Surgery, 2005
    University of Minnesota Hospital
  • Residency Program, General Surgery, 2004
    University of Minnesota Hospital
  • Internship Program, General Surgery, 2000
    University of Minnesota Hospital
  • MD, 1999
    New York University School of Medicine
  • BS, Bioengineering, 1995
    University of California Berkeley
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Dilip Nath

Teresa Dejesus

Teresa's Story

Teresa, 2, was diagnosed with cardiomyopathy and waited on the Berlin Heart EXCOR® Pediatric Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) for nine months while she waited for a heart transplant. Her heart arrived on Christmas Day.

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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."


Gino's Story

When Dieana was getting her 19-week obstetrical ultrasound, she got some unsettling news about her son, Gino.



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