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 - Northwestern Memorial Hospital - Chicago

S. Chris Malaisrie, MD

Cardiac Surgery

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You may also call Northwestern Memorial's Physician Referral Department at 1.877.926.4NMH(4664) to arrange a new patient appointment.
Office Phone: 312-695-4965
Office Hours:
  • Monday:2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday:2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Clinical Interests

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

Education and Training

Medical Education:

University of Maryland School of Medicine 1998


Loyola University Medical Center 2004


Baylor Affiliated Hospitals 2006

Stanford Hospital and Clinics 2007

Board Certification

Cardiothoracic Surgery, Surgery

Locations and Directions

675 N. St. Clair
Galter 19-100
Chicago, IL 60611 312-695-4965


Northwestern Memorials physicians' works are published in the various professional journals.

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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.


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