About Dr. S. Chris Malaisrie,
Heart Valve Surgeon

Hello! My name is Dr. S. Chris Malaisrie and I am a cardiac surgeon having graduated from University of Maryland Medical School in 1998. To date, I have performed approximately 1,500 cardiac surgeries, of which 1,000 involved heart valve procedures. I regularly perform surgery at Northwestern Medicine. Read more...

33 Patient Reviews for
Dr. Malaisrie

"Nine weeks after surgery, I've come so far. I'm already walking 2 miles and back to my daily life. God, bless my surgeon Dr. S. Chris Malaisrie and the Northwestern team!"

-- Janis Kielbasa, heart valve surgery patient

"I cannot praise him highly enough. I now have what is essentially a second life - by God's grace and the surgeon's hands. And post-op pain and inconvenience have been minimal. "

-- Michael McCambridge, Aortic Valve, Root Replacement, 10/16/2017

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My Specialities &
Clinical Interests

My heart surgery specialties include:

  • 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

Education, Training & Certificates

Dr. S. Chris Malaisrie, heart surgeon, graduated from University of Maryland Medical School in 1998.

After medical school, Dr. Malaisrie completed a residency in Cardiothoracic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in 2006 and a Fellowship in Heart and Lung Transplantation at Stanford University in 2007.

Dr. Malaisrie is board certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

Schedule Appointment
with Dr. Malaisrie

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Malaisrie, you can:

  • Call (888) 535-6197 right now
  • Request an appointment by clicking here.

The office of Dr. Malaisrie is located at 675 N St Clair, Chicago, IL 60611. To get driving directions to this office, please click the map below.



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