Katie Nason, MD, MPH



Leslie Clark
(412) 623-1128


Shadyside Medical Building 5200 Centre Ave. Suite 715 Pittsburgh, PA 15232


Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Associate Director of Cardiothoracic Research
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Education and Training

Masters of Public Health in Epidemiology, University of Washington-2005
MD, Oregon Health Sciences University-1997
BS, Stanford University-1992
General Surgery Internship, University of Washington-1997-1998
General Surgery Residency, University of Washington-1998-2004
Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency, University of Wisconsin-Madison-2005-2007
Fellow in Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh-2007

Professional Activities

American Gastroenterological Association
Esophageal Surgery Club
American Society of Clinical Oncology
Association for Women Surgeons
Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
Society for American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Women in Thoracic Surgery
American College of Chest Physicians
Association for Women Surgeons, Member-in-Training
American College of Surgeons, Candidate Group
Alpha Omega Alpha, Alpha of Oregon Chapter, Oregon Health Sciences University

Journal Reviewing and Editorial Boards

Editorial Board Member, Frontiers in Surgical Oncology
Reviewer, Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
Annals of Thoracic Surgery
Annals of Surgical Oncology
Annals of Surgery
Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Diseases of the Esophagus
Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery
World Journal of Surgery
Journal of the American Medical Association

Research Interests

Benign and malignant diseases of the esophagus with a focus on the epidemiology of esophageal cancer, screening and early diagnosis
Secondary research interests include surgical outcomes


Visit PubMed for a list of Dr. Nason's publications.