Kai Engstad, MD

Specialist
My Specialties: Cardiothoracic/Vascular Surgery, Board-certified
My Areas of Focus: Pacemakers, Minimally Invasive Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery
Languages: English, Interpreters available for other languages
Gender: Male
Legacy Health Partners

Patient Rating

5.0 out of 5     32 Ratings     18 Comments

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Legacy Medical Group—Cardiothoracic Surgery

501 N. Graham St. Emanuel Medical Office Building 2, Suite 220
Portland, OR 97227
503-413-6200

About Me:

Dr. Engstad is a board-certified general surgeon, specializing in cardiothoracic surgery. He received his medical degree from St. Georges University School of Medicine, Grenada. He completed his residency at St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, New Jersey and completed a thoracic surgery fellowship at Oregon Health & Science University. Dr. Engstad focuses on treating patients who are in need of aortic surgery, including valve sparing procedures, coronary artery surgery, pacemaker implementation and minimally invasive thoracic surgery and other cardiothoracic procedures.

Education:
Fellowship: Oregon Health and Science University
Residency: Saint Barnabas Medical Center
Residency: The Brooklyn Hospital Center
Medical School: St. George’s University School of Medicine
Year I Started Practice: 2006
Hospitals Served: Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center

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5.0 out of 5     32 Ratings     18 Comments

Jul 31, 2018
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It was a excellent visit.

Jul 17, 2018
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Office staff was exceptionally friendly and courteous and proficient. Dr. Engstad knew my history and was thoroughly prepared for my appointment.

Jun 11, 2018
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Dr. Engstad is always great to deal with - confident & caring & capable.

May 29, 2018
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everything went smoothly, great service all around.

May 22, 2018
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Dr. Engstad was very patient and informative and was not in a hurt. He took the time needed to make us comfortable and knowledgeable about the upcoming surgery and recovery.

May 15, 2018
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I my opinion and my family's opinion Dr. Engstad is the best doctor. Knowledgeable, courteous, understanding, sympathetic, compassionate and funny, Kai has given me 3 extra years of life so [details deleted to protect privacy]!! Kai is truly GOD SENT! Alex Morales He believes in healing for the patient and the family also.

May 15, 2018
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We had a nice visit and talked about my health & what he recommended. He will meet with other _____ let me know if and when we should proceed.

May 14, 2018
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Dr. Engstad explained everything including opinions for car in an excellent manner and left me with a thorough understanding of procedures and options. I was very pleased.

May 1, 2018
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These drs. are good. I don't make my appointments they call me & make the date & time.

Mar 6, 2018
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Dr. Engstad was excellent. He clearly explained the process we will follow to address my condition.

Feb 13, 2018
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The visit went well, the dr. is great, but I want to know why my education has anything to to do with this visit -

Feb 6, 2018
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The billing was done wrong and I had to call in even after you made copies of my insurance cards.

Feb 6, 2018
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Dr. Engstad is a great surgeon, he saved my life. Good sense of humor. His medical asst. & the office people are very nice!

Jan 2, 2018
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Was referred to Dr. Engstad from my primary care dr. he was great answered all my questions and handled my surgery wonderfully - great dr.

Oct 23, 2017
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Nursing staff, all, was super! Really very good people!

Oct 23, 2017
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My recent visit was a follow-up after surgery on [date deleted]. Dr. Engstad and Dr. Fein both were amazing, relaxed, made me feel relaxed and both took all the time I needed. Another very important observation on my part: during my hospital stay [date deleted to protect privacy] the care I received from all the nursing staff (Helen, Margaret, Gabrielle and Moriah), assistants (Eric) and nutritionists was outstanding. They all made me feel like I was the only person they had to take care of and rather than feeling like a sick woman, I felt like a special person who deserved special treatment. By the way, I loved it when meals were being delivered and a knock on the door followed by "Room Service" was how it was announced! Thank you all for taking such good care of me.

Oct 17, 2017
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I had all good experiences related to my visit.

Oct 10, 2017
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I was treated as an individual.
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