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S. Chris Malaisrie, MD

Northwestern Medical Group
  • Cardiac Surgery

BIOGRAPHY


Dr. Malaisrie is a cardiac surgeon at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and the co-director of the Thoracic Aortic Surgery program at the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute. He is a member of the Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation and an assistant professor at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine.

Dr. Malaisrie's special interests include the Marfan syndrome and related connective tissue disorders, bicuspid aortic valve, aortic aneurysms, and aortic dissections. In addition to complex aortic surgery encompassing valve-sparing aortic root replacement, aortic arch reconstruction, thoracoabdominal aortic repair, and endovascular stent grafting, Dr. Malaisrie performs the full spectrum of cardiac surgery including coronary artery bypass, valve surgery, heart transplantation, and Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) implantation. Dr. Malaisrie is board certified by both the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.

EDUCATION


  • Medical Education
    University of Maryland School of Medicine - 1998
  • Residency
    Loyola University Medical Center - 2004
  • Fellowship
    Stanford Hospital and Clinics - 2007

BOARD CERTIFICATION


  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Surgery

PRIMARY LOCATION


Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute of Northwestern

675 N. St. Clair

Galter 19-100

Chicago, IL 60611

312-695-4965
Monday
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

CLINICAL INTERESTS


  • Aortic Arch Reconstruction
  • Aortic Valve Replacement (Minimally Invasive)
  • Aortic Valve Replacement (Trans-catheter)
  • Bicuspid Aortic Valve Disease
  • Coronary Bypass Surgery
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Thoracic Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracic Endovascular Stent Grafts
  • Valve Sparing Aortic Root Replacement

ACCEPTED INSURANCE


  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna US Healthcare HMO
  • BCBS Blue Advantage PPO
  • BCBS Classic Blue
  • BCBS PPO
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Choice Supervalu PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West
  • HFN-Healthcares Finest Network
  • HealthLink
  • Humana ChoiceCare PPO
  • Humana HMO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • PNA (Preferred Network Access)
  • Preferred Plan PPO
  • TriCare(US Military Insurance)
  • Unicare PPO
  • Unicare PPO(Wellpoint Network)
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus
  • UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select
  • UnitedHealthcare Select HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select Plus