Dr. Andrei Churyla, Heart Valve Surgeon

Hello! My name is Dr. Andrei Churyla and I am a cardiac surgeon having graduated from Gomel State Medical University in 2003. To date, I have performed approximately 380 cardiac surgeries, of which 200 involved heart valve procedures. I regularly perform surgery at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Read more...

6 Patient Reviews for Dr. Churyla

"Dr. Churyla and his staff at the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute of Northwestern Medicine were amazing. Not only is he an excellent surgeon and was able to repair my valve, but he truly cared about my recovery and was there everyday, sometimes twice a day!!! I would highly recommend him and his staff!"

-- Amy Goebbert, Mitral Valve, Valve Repair, 11/07/2017

"I am so grateful for Dr. Churyla. I was in bad shape and he saved my life."

-- Valeria Griffin, Mitral Valve, Valve Replacement, 09/01/2017

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My Specialities & Interests

Specific to heart valve surgery, you should know that I have several specialties including:

  • Aortic valve repair and replacement
  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
  • Mitral valve repair

In addition, I have research and clinical interests specific to:

  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
  • Arrhythmia in the setting of mitral valve disease and coronary artery disease

Education, Training & Certificates

Dr. Andrei Churyla, heart surgeon, graduated from Gomel State Medical University in 2003.

After medical school, Dr. Churyla completed a General Surgery Residency at Berkshire Medical Center in 2013 and a Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in 2016.

Dr. Churyla is board-certified by the American Board of Surgery and has received many acknowledgments and awards during his career including:

* 1999: Certificate for the Best Medical Student Research. Gomel State Medical University Gomel
* 2000: Recipient of the Scholarship for Outstanding Students of The Special Fund of the President of The Republic of Belarus
* 2000: Certificate for the Best Student Research. International State Ecologic University.
* 2002: Certificate for the Best Medical Student Research. Gomel State Medical University.
* 1999 – 2003: Medical School Designation as Highest Honors Student
* 2010: Recipient of the 2010 Society of Thoracic Surgeons “Looking to the Future” Scholarship
* 2011: Recipient of the Most Valuable Resident Award
* 2011 Second Place in Massachusetts Chapter of American College of Surgeons Residents
* 2012: Recipient of The Robert J. Tracy Award for Excellence in Vascular Surgery, General
* 2015: Finalist in JCTSE “Cardiothoracic Surgery Resident Jeopardy Competition”
* 2015: Recipient of The Ralph Zupanec Surgical Award, General Surgery Residency Program at Berkshire Medical Center

Dr. Andrei Churyla

Northwestern Memorial Hospital
675 N. St. Clair Street
Chicago, IL 60611
(888) 565-0161

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