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Gundars Katlaps MD
Transplant Surgery (Cardiothoracic) ,Cardiothoracic Surgery
Dr. Katlaps received his medical degree from the Medical Academy of Latvia, completed general surgery training at Stanford University Medical Center and his cardiothoracic surgery fellowship at Medical College of Virginia. Dr. Katlaps completed a second fellowship in Europe at the Papworth Hospital, Cambridge, UK, where he gained extensive knowledge in heart and lung transplantation, ventricular assist devices, complex aortic and mitral valve surgery, and minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Katlaps then accepted a position at Medical College of Virginia, now VCUHS, serving as the Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Director of Programs of Heart and Transplantation and Mechanical Assist Devices at McGuire Richmond VAMC. He has served on boards of several professional organizations, including two terms as the Chairman of the Transplant Surgery Advisory Board at the Department of Veteran Affairs National Surgery Office.
USF Division of Cardiothoracic and Transplantation Surgery