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Dr. Kai Engstad, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 44

Dr. Engstad

Legacy Medical Group Cardiothoracic Surgery

501 N Graham St Bldg 2 Portland, OR 97227

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Dr. Kai Engstad, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Portland, OR and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from St George's University in 2001 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.


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(503) 413-6200

Dr. Engstad accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna
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No malpractice claims found for Oregon
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Dr. Engstad's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Empyema
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Engstad treats Empyema more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Engstad treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Engstad performs Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Engstad performs this procedure more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Thymectomy
Lung Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Engstad performs Lung Surgery more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Engstad performs this procedure more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Engstad's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Esophagostomy
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hernia Repair
  • Impella Device
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Septal Defect
  • Sympathectomy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Kai Engstad, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Portland, OR and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from St George's University in 2001 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

2001
St George's University
Medical School
2001

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Engstad's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Engstad

4.8

Based on 6 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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I had a mitral valve repair with Dr. Engstad in 2012....good surgeon, valve is working fine. Thank you. Had surgery at Salem Hospital....still in pain from surgery...could have done better in that regard. But Dr. E was good
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I am a local firefighter and have been in the medical field for over 25 years. My mom had an urgent open heart double bypass. When I first meet Dr. Kai Engstad I felt a huge sigh of relief she was in awesome hands. Everything about Dr. Engstad superseded my expectations. His personality, knowledge, informative , bedside manner and caring makes Dr. Engstad one of the best !!! He is a great guy and you would be fortunate having him as your Dr. / surgeon. Thank you Dr. Engstad for what you do??
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