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Gundars J. Katlaps, M.D.
Medical Academy of Latvia (M.D. 1992)
Stanford University Hospital, General Surgery Residency (1996-2001)
Medical College of Virginia , Cardiothoracic Fellowship(2001-2003)
Transplant Unit, Papworth Hospital, Cambridge, UK; Specialist Registrar, (2003-2004)
Board Certified, ABS October 2002
Board Certified, ABTS July 2004
Assistant professor of Cardiothoracic surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University HS. Since 01/2005
Chief, section of CTS at McGuire VAMC in Richmond. Since 04/2008
Surgical director of Heart Transplantation at McGuire VAMC in Richmond
Director of Lung Transplantation at MCV / VCUHS 01/2005-01/2007
Chairman, Transplant Surgery Advisory Board, National Surgery Office, Department of Veterans Affairs
minimally invasive surgery
heart and lung transplantation
surgery for heart failure
beating heart surgery
mitral valve surgery
ventricular assist devices, total artificial heart