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Advanced heart failure, Cardiovascular surgery, Heart and lung transplantation, Mechanical circulatory support, Pediatric cardiology, Thoracic surgery




Jonathan Chen, M.D., is a board certified physician who leads the Congenital Cardiac Surgery Group and co-directs the Heart Center at Seattle Children's Hospital. He is also a UW professor of Surgery and holds the Samuel and Althea Stroum Endowed Chair in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery. 

Dr. Chen treats children and adults with congenital heart disease. He also specializes in newborn and infant congenital heart surgery. He strives to create active partnerships with patients and their families to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Dr. Chen earned his M.D. at Columbia. He is board certified in both Congenital Cardiac Surgery and Thoracic Surgery. His clinical interests include mechanical circulatory support for patients who develop heart failure and may later require heart transplantation. His research interests include congenital heart surgery in newborns, infants, children and adults with congenital heart disease.

Personal Interests

Dr. Chen works with volunteer organizations to extend and improve congenital cardiovascular care to the developing world through humanitarian trips. 
Regional Heart Center at UWMC

Heart Institute at UW Medical Center

1959 NE Pacific St., 3rd Floor Seattle, WA 98195


Adult congenital heart disease, Advanced heart failure, Behavioral healthcare, Cancer care and your heart

Weill Cornell Medical College

Teaching Appointment, 2013

New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia

Fellowship, 2004

Columbia University

Teaching Appointment, 2004

New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia

Fellowship, 2002

New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia

Fellowship, 2002, Cardiothoracic Surgery

New York Presbyterian Hospital

Residency, 2000

New York Presbyterian Hospital

Internship, 1995

Columbia Univ. Medical Center

Medical education, 1994

Robert Wood Johnson Univ. Hosp.

Teaching Appointment


Board Certifications
  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery, 2010, American Board of Thoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery, 2003, American Board of Thoracic Surgery