Dilip Nath, MD

Dilip Nath, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery


Specialty Areas

  • Pediatric cardiothoracic surgery
  • Congenital heart conditions
  • Closure of atrial and ventricular septal defects
  • Pediatric heart transplant

Common Procedures

  • Pediatric heart surgery
  • Closure of atrial and ventricular septal defects
  • Mechanical assist devices
  • AV canal repair
  • Repair of tetralogy of Fallot
  • Fontan procedure
  • Glenn shunt procedure
  • Repair of coarctation of the aorta
  • Pediatric heart transplant
  • Single ventricle palliation
  • Norwood procedure
  • Atrial switch procedure
  • Pediatric lung transplant

Common Diagnoses Treated

  • Congenital heart diseases
  • Atrial and ventricular septal defects
  • Pediatric heart & lung failure
  • Coarctation of the aorta
  • Heart valve diseases (aortic, mitral, pulmonary, tricuspid)
  • Hypoplastic left heart syndrome
  • Marfan syndrome
  • Patent ductus arteriosus
  • Pericarditis
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Truncus arteriosus
  • Heart murmur
  • Mechanical circulatory diseases

Board Certifications

General Surgery

Thoracic Surgery

Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

Congenital Heart Surgery


Medical School: New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, 1999


Combined Internship & Surgery Residency, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 2004

Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 2007

Congenital Cardiac Surgery Residency, University of Southern California, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, 2008


Post-doctoral Research Fellowship, Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 2005

Post-doctoral Research Fellowship, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, 2010

Professional Memberships

Southern Thoracic Surgical Association

Society of Thoracic Surgeons

American College of Surgeons


Areas of Research Interest

Transplant immunology, 3D printing/modeling



Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

Patients Seen At

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110
Suite 2A, Floor 2
Fax: 314-454-2381

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To request an appointment with Dr. Nath, please call 314-454-6165.