Dr S. Chris Malaisrie of Northwestern Memorial Hospital Named 'Featured Heart Valve Surgeon' at HeartValveSurgery.com

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Leading Patient Advocacy Website Celebrates Dr. S. Chris Malaisrie for Cardiac Achievements Including Over 700 Successful Valve Procedures

Chris Malaisrie, MD

Dr. S. Chris Malaisrie

Dr. Malaisrie’s support of our community has been extraordinary,” stated Adam Pick, founder of HeartValveSurgery.com.

HeartValveSurgery.com, the largest educational resource and community of patients with heart valve disease, announced today that Dr. S. Chris Malaisrie has been named its current ‘Featured Heart Valve Surgeon.’ Dr. Malaisrie practices at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, the #12 ranked Cardiology and Heart Surgery program in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

“Dr. Malaisrie’s support of our website has been extraordinary,” stated Adam Pick, founder of HeartValveSurgery.com. “In addition to hosting live webinars and filming educational videos, Dr. Malaisrie has performed successful procedures on many patients in our community including Janis Kielbasa, Jon Peabody and Richard Williamson.”

At Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Dr. Malaisrie is a heart surgeon and associate director for Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute’s Center for Heart Valve Disease and co-director of its Thoracic Aortic Surgery Program. In addition to all types of valve surgeries, Dr. Malaisrie is particularly interested in bicuspid aortic valve, aortic aneurysms, valve-sparing procedures, and transcatheter aortic valve replacement techniques.

Jim Richardson, a former patient of Dr. Malaisrie recently stated, "Dr. Malaisrie did everything perfectly. He explained everything to me in advance. I was taken care of afterwards with expert care. He went above and beyond my expectations during this experience. I highly recommend Dr. Malaisrie." To see several more patient testimonials for Dr. Malaisrie, click here.

With this announcement, Dr. Malaisrie joins an elite group of surgeons who have received ‘Featured Heart Valve Surgeon’ status at HeartValveSurgery.com. To celebrate Dr. Malaisrie, the website will highlight his accomplishments across its interactive platform which includes a surgeon finder, a heart valve clinic directory, educational videos, an interactive blog and a social network.

“Working together, HeartValveSurgery.com and Northwestern Memorial Hospital have elevated patient education and awareness to valvular disorders and treatment options,” stated Dr. Malaisrie, “We look forward to continuing this effort and supporting this special community.”

To see Dr. Malaisrie’s feature post at HeartValveSurgery.com, please click here.

About HeartValveSurgery.com

Founded by Adam Pick in 2006, HeartValveSurgery.com has helped millions of patients, their families and friends better understand the potential challenges and opportunities of heart valve surgery from the patient perspective. This website provides over 10,000 pages of complimentary information to support patients before, during and after a cardiac procedure.

For more, please visit this page.

Contact HeartValveSurgery.com:
Robyn Podell, Director of Communications
robyn(at)heartvalvesurgery(dot)com
(310) 721-0587

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