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Mark E. Hill, MD, FACS
Mark E. Hill, MD, FACS
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Cardiac Surgery
Heart Institute

Clinic, Maps and Directions
Virginia Mason Hospital & Seattle Medical Center


Hospital & Seattle Medical Center  (206) 223-6198

Cardiothoracic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Board Certifications
American Board of Surgery, 1995, 2004
American Board of Thoracic Surgery, 1997, 2005

Joined Virginia Mason - January 1996

Areas(s) of Expertise
Adult Cardiac Surgery: Aortic and Mitral Valve Surgery, Coronary Bypass, Aortic Repair and Rhythm Surgery
Adult Thoracic Surgery: Mediastinal and Pulmonary Surgeries

Special Interest(s)
Mitral Valve Repair, including minimally invasive techniques; Atrial Fibrillation surgery, including minimally invasive approach

University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, 1989

Surgery, Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1989

General Surgery, Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1994

Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics, Salt Lake City, 1996

Professional Activities and Awards
Member, American Medical Association Member, American College of Surgeons Member, Western Thoracic Surgical Society Member, Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Voted one of Seattle's Top Doctors by both Seattle Metropolitan and Seattle magazines:
Seattle Magazine - Top Doctors 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008
Seattle Metropolitan Magazine - Top Doctors 2014, 2013, 2010, 2009, 2008

Recent Journal Articles and Abstracts

  • Prospective randomized trial of talc slurry vs bleomycin in pleurodesis for symptomatic malignant pleural effusions.
  • Inhibitory action of sphingosine, sphinganine and dexamethasone on glucose uptake: studies with hydrogen peroxide and phorbol ester.