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Franciscan Cardiothoracic Surgery Associates at St. Joseph

1802 S. Yakima Ave. Suite 102 Tacoma, WA 98405

Phone: 253-272-7777
Fax: 253-426-4142

Franciscan Cardiothoracic Surgery Associates at St. Francis

34509 Ninth Ave. S. Suite 107 Federal Way, WA 98003

Phone: 253-944-4186
Fax: 253-426-4142

Baiya Krishnadasan, MD, FACSParticipates in Pierce County Project Access, which provides no cost medical care to uninsured, low-income citizens in Pierce County

Dr. Krishnadasan is board certified in general and cardiothoracic surgery. A graduate of Haverford College, he received his medical degree from the University of California. Dr. Krishnadasan completed his General Surgery and Cardiothoracic Surgery residencies as well as a Post-Doctoral research fellowship at the University of Washington. Prior to joining Franciscan, Dr. Krishnadasan was an Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of Washington and the Section Chief of Thoracic Surgery at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Dr. Krishnadasan is interested in all aspects of non-cardiac thoracic surgery, including benign and malignant lung disease, pleural disease, esophageal disease and mediastinal disease. He has a particular interest in minimally invasive approaches to chest diseases, including video-assisted thoracic (VATS) lobectomy and robotic-assisted thoracic surgery. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a diplomat of the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.

Specialties: • Thoracic Surgery
• Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
• Cardiac Surgery
• General Surgery
Hospital: • St. Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma
Interests: • Chest Diseases
• da Vinci Robotic Surgery
• Esophageal Disease
• Lung Disease
• Mediastinal Surgery
• Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery
• Non-Invasive Cardiac Surgery
• VATS Lobectomy
• Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery
Medical School: • University Of California
• University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Residencies:University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Fellowships:University of Washington Seattle, WA
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