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Thomas K. Varghese, Jr., MD

Dr. Varghese is the director of the thoracic surgery program at Harborview Medical Center and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS).

Patient Care Philosophy:

Ideal health care should be focused on the needs of our patients and their families. Our team of health-care professionals is committed to delivering the highest quality health care possible in an environment of service excellence. We practice state-of-the art medicine in combination with old-fashioned personal attention, thus combining the best in expertise with the best in bedside care. Exceptional patient care is our highest priority.

Dr. Varghese, Jr.'s Resume


  • Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Director, Thoracic Surgery Program, Harborview Medical Center

Clinical Expertise

Benign and malignant dieseases of the lungs, esophagus, chest wall, and mediastinum; thoracic trauma; and minimally invasive applications for general thoracic surgery

Education And Training

  • MBBS/MD: Government Medical College – Trivandrum, University of Kerala, India, 1996
  • MS: Clinical Investigation, Northwestern University, Chicago, 2003
  • Residency: General Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, 1998 - 2005
  • Fellowship: Research Fellowship in Transplantation, Northwestern University, 2001-03
  • Fellowship: Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2005-07

More Information

  • Dr. Varghese was recognized as a 2012 and 2014 "Top Doctor" in Seattle Met's annual survey.
  • Languages: English, Malayalam