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Gautam R. Velamoor, MD, FACS
Cardiothoracic Surgery
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Areas of Expertise
Adult cardiac surgery
Coronary bypass surgery
Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
Aortic valve replacement
Mitral valve repair and replacement
Aortic surgery
Special Interests
Aortic surgery, aortic valve replacement and mitral valve repair.
Personal Information
When not busy practicing medicine, Dr. Velamoor enjoys spending time with family and friends, playing golf and traveling.
Clinical Experience
Departments
Specialties
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Mitral Valve Repair, Valvuloplasty, Endovascular Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery
Board Certifications
American Board of Surgery American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Education and Professional Achievements
Education
University of Washington, Seattle, 2000
Internship
General Surgery, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, 2001
Residency
General Surgery, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, 2005
Fellowships
Endovascular Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Calif., 2006 Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, 2007
Professional Activities and Awards
Member, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Member, American College of Surgeons
Member, American Medical Association

Seattle Magazine - Top Doctors 2014, 2013
Seattle Metropolitan Magazine - Top Doctors 2014, 2013
Patient Ratings and Comments
Patient Ratings
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June 2017
Dr. Velamoor excellent in all respects.
May 2017
Always great both past & present.
February 2017
This was a totally positive experience.
September 2016
The amount of time he gave us in the effort to communicate clearly was exemplary, beyond what we could have expected.
May 2016
I was impressed and and it was a good experience the information I was given was very helpful and I had no trouble understanding.
May 2016
Knew what to expect for surgery.