About Dr. S. Chris Malaisrie, Heart Surgeon
Greetings! I'm Dr. S. Chris Malaisrie, a cardiac surgeon who completed my medical education at the University of Maryland Medical School in 1998. Over the years, I have conducted around 1,500 cardiac surgeries, with a specific focus on heart valve procedures, accounting for 1,000 of those cases. Currently, I am actively practicing at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
One of my core strengths lies in my technical surgical skills, which serve as the foundation for the exceptional patient care I and my dedicated cardiac team deliver. Our commitment extends throughout the treatment process, encompassing preoperative consultations, perioperative care, and postoperative recovery. We are driven to provide comprehensive care of the highest quality to each patient. The consistently outstanding outcomes we achieve, as documented in our regular publications, serve as a testament to our unwavering dedication to excellent patient care.
Please let me know if there's anything specific you would like to learn or discuss.
- Transcatheter aortic valve implantation and minimally-invasive aortic valve replacement
- Valve-sparing aortic root replacement and bicuspid valve repair
- Minimally-invasive mitral valve surgery (port access)
In addition, I have research and clinical interests specific to:
- Marfan Syndrome and related connective tissue disorders
- Bicuspid aortic valve disease
- Aortic aneurysms; Aortic dissections