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Gregory Trachiotis, MD
Professor of Surgery
Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery
The George Washington University Medical Center
Washington, DC

About Gregory Trachiotis, MD

Dr. Gregory Trachiotis is a board certified Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Professor of Surgery and Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at The George Washington University Medical Center in Washington, DC. Dr. Trachiotis also serves as Chief of Cardiac Surgery at The Veterans Affairs Medical Center/Capitol VISN-5 Network, in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery at the George Washington University Hospital.

Dr. Trachiotis earned his medical degree from The George Washington University. There he completed a cardiovascular and thoracic surgical residency and became chief resident and instructor of surgery. He also served as chief resident of vascular surgery at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Dr. Trachiotis received advanced training by completing a heart and lung transplant surgery fellowship at Emory University and Affiliated Hospitals in Atlanta.

Dr. Trachiotis is a member of many prestigious organizations, including the American College of Surgeons, Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Southern Thoracic Surgical Association, American College of Surgeons, DC Chapter, International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation, International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery, AHA Council on Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, American College of Chest Physicians (Fellow), European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery, and the elite society The American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS). He is the Commission on Cancer Liaison to the America College of Surgery for the Certified Cancer Program at the DC VAMC, and serves on the ETHICS Committee for the AATS.

He has more than 200 publications and presentations on his research findings at both the national and international level, including those published in American Surgeon, Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Chest, Hospital Physician, Journal of Circulatory Support; Innovations, Journal of Heart Lung Transplant, and Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

Case Studies Presented by Gregory Trachiotis, MD

Transthoracic Resection of Thoracic Disc Herniation With Navigation

Presented by: J. Ammerman MD, J. Wind MD, G. Trachiotis MD
An elderly female presenting with bilateral abdominal pain radiating to the umbilicus and progressive bilateral lower extremity weakness had significant difficulty standing and was unable to walk.

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