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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042


Lucas R Collazo, MD

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Lucas Collazo, MD


Board-certified specialties granted by an ABMS Member Board. Learn more about board certification.
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, Congenital Cardiac Surgery

Clinical Interest

Areas of special interest identified by the physician or additional training completed.
Children's Heart, Children's Heart Surgery

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About Lucas Collazo, MD

Dr Collazo is a board-certified cardiac, thoracic and congenital heart surgeon. He joined Inova Medical Group with more than 20 years of clinical experience. He has a special interest in the surgical management of congenital heart disease in children and adults.

Dr. Collazo is the Medical Director of Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac Surgery and serves as the Surgical Director of Inova's Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program. He became interested in congenital cardiac and thoracic surgery during medical school after rotating on the pediatric cardiothoracic surgery service. As a congenital cardiac surgeon, he is able to care for children, teenagers and adults who have congenital heart disease.

A native of New York, Dr. Collazo currently resides in Northern Virginia with his family. In his spare time he enjoys traveling, tennis and shooting sporting clays.


  • Member, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • Top Doctors, Washingtonian, 2020-2022 
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery – Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
  • First Vice President Medical Staff, Inova Fairfax Medical Campus

Blog Posts

Jimmy Kimmel Put Congenital Heart Disease In The Spotlight: At Inova’s Children’s Heart Program, All CHD Kids Are Stars (May 9, 2017)

Celebrating A Decade of Advances in Pediatric Heart Surgery (June 3, 2016)

A Message from Your Doctor about the COVID-19 Vaccine



Medical Education

SUNY - Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences 1989


North Shore University Hospital
Training Specialty: General Surgery
7/1/1989 - 6/30/1990


North Shore University Hospital
Training Specialty: General Surgery
7/1/1990 - 6/30/1994
SUNY - Downstate Medical Center
Training Specialty: Cardiovascular Surgery
7/1/1995 - 6/30/1998


Egleston Children's Hospital
Training Specialty: Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
7/1/1998 - 6/30/1999
North Shore University Hospital
Training Specialty: Critical Care Surgery
6/1/1994 - 7/31/1995

Board Certification

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, Congenital Cardiac Surgery

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