Creighton W. Don, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Section Chief of Cardiology, Puget Sound Veterans Administration Hospital
Attending Physician, University of Washington Medical Center, VA Puget Sound Health Care System

Faculty Information


Dr. Don is an interventional cardiologist and a UW Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology. He is experienced with percutaneous treatment for valvular heart disease, particularly transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), mitral balloon valvuloplasty, and transcatheter pulmonic valve replacement. He specializes in structural and congenital heart disease including catheter based treatment of atrial and ventricular septal defects, patent ductus arteriosus (PDA), paravaluvlar leaks, and coronary fistulae. He is also experienced in the management of acute coronary syndromes (heart attacks), percutaneous coronary interventions (coronary angioplasty and stenting), and chronic angina. Dr. Don's personal interests include biking, basketball, golf, a friendly game of bridge, and an intense game of chess. His favorite way to relax is playing the guitar and paino. He has a special interest in the history of medicine.