S. Christopher Malaisrie, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Cardiac Surgery

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Maryland School of Medicine - 1998
Residency:
Loyola University Medical Center - 2003
Fellowships:
Texas Heart Institute/Baylor College of Medicine - 2006
Stanford Health Care-Sponsored Stanford University - 2007

Languages Spoken

  • Thai

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery - Surgery (Certified)
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Alignment Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Central DuPage Hospital
Delnor Hospital
Huntley Hospital
Kishwaukee Hospital
McHenry Hospital
Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Palos Hospital
Woodstock Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

306 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

47 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

47 Reviews

August 28, 2023

5.0

Dr. Malaisrie explained everything and made total sense. Gave us all of the information to help us make our decision.

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August 28, 2023

5.0

Dr. Malasarie is kind and patient. Easy to talk to and takes time to listen.

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July 31, 2023

5.0

He is super talented=the best.

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July 26, 2023

5.0

I was informed perfectly. Thank very much.

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June 25, 2023

5.0

Very kind, took the time to listen to me, was knowlegeable without being egotistical.

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June 20, 2023

5.0

He seems very knowledgeable and is very experienced in this field.

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June 12, 2023

5.0

Straight forward in answering our questions

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June 08, 2023

5.0

I just got a good feel talking with him. Confident.

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June 07, 2023

5.0

Very professional. Explained step by step everything that is involved in the surgery.

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May 26, 2023

5.0

Takes the time to speak to his patience and answer questions

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May 19, 2023

5.0

I just like him. He showed genuine concern and care for me. Even though my news wasn't good he still offered me hope.

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April 30, 2023

5.0

Reputation of Northwestern and infection and survival scores.

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April 27, 2023

5.0

He was extremely friendly, took time for questions. His ability to make pts feel secure and at ease. I could feel his skill and knowledge.

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April 17, 2023

5.0

Competent, caring

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April 04, 2023

5.0

Down to earth. Explains things so we could understand. Reassuring.

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March 25, 2023

5.0

Patient and provided answers

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February 27, 2023

5.0

He was an excellent listener and then made his recommendations.

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February 27, 2023

5.0

Very knowledgeable and professional.

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February 22, 2023

5.0

Professional, friendly, informative.

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February 21, 2023

5.0

Initial meeting very positive and informative

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February 19, 2023

5.0

Always caring, explaining what is going on and fees he always has my best interest in mind

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February 06, 2023

5.0

He’s good

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February 01, 2023

5.0

Very knowledgeable. Able to answer questions without me asking. Very kind and patient with me

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January 30, 2023

5.0

Very knowlageable and professional/

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January 30, 2023

5.0

He was clear, concise and completely anticipated everything I needed or wanted to know. Inspires great confidence.

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January 30, 2023

5.0

Relieved my mind about coming procedure.

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January 29, 2023

5.0

He is the ultimate expert in his field and knows exactly what his patients need. His confidence and expertise gives us confidence and comfort.

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January 25, 2023

5.0

Knowledge, attentiveness, took time to answer all questions. Clear communicator and cordial.

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January 17, 2023

5.0

Down to earth and made my condition relatively easy to understand

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January 10, 2023

5.0

Took ample time and answered all questions I asked

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December 12, 2022

5.0

Dr Malaisrie was very personable, knowledgeable and answered all my questions.

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December 11, 2022

5.0

He is one of the top rated doctors in his field. He made me very comfortable during my visit.

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December 05, 2022

4.0

it was informative and especially caring for the news of my loss

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December 05, 2022

5.0

Professional, sympathetic and patient

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November 15, 2022

5.0

I loved that Dr. Malaisrie came into the room with a surgical plan and answered all my questions with expertise.

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November 13, 2022

5.0

Very professional

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November 07, 2022

5.0

Dr. Malaisrie was very kind and patient. Took his time and explained anything that I wanted to know. He made me feel at ease and didn't rush through the appointment

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November 03, 2022

5.0

Seems to have a lot of knowledge about his profession

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October 28, 2022

5.0

Excellent. He explained all of my options.

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October 13, 2022

5.0

Excellent Surgeon

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October 11, 2022

5.0

he seems to be a good listener

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September 16, 2022

5.0

Empathy and clear expertise

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September 16, 2022

5.0

Highly skilled and professional and easy to work with.

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September 15, 2022

5.0

Detailed. Confident. Great communicator.

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September 12, 2022

5.0

He has got communication skills and is well reviewed by other patients

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September 12, 2022

5.0

Dr Malaisrie explained the surgery I’m going to have in detail and made me feel comfortable.

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September 06, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable, listened to my questions and communicates well.

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Disclosures

Industry Relationships

Consulting / Related Activities

Faculty member engaged in activities such as speaking, advising, consulting, or providing educational programs for the following companies or other entities

  • CryoLife, Inc.
  • Edwards Lifesciences, LLC
  • Medtronic, Inc.
  • Terumo Medical Corporation

Service on Board of Directors

Faculty member served in a fiduciary capacity, such as a board member/director, officer, or trustee, for the following companies or other entities

  • Thai Physicians Association of America Foundation (TPAAF)

External Professional Relationships

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