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Cardiac Surgery


The Division of Cardiac Surgery at the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute of Northwestern at the Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation (NMFF) functions as a collaborative team that utilizes highly skilled physicians, physician assistants and advanced practice nurses. Together this group offers highly sophisticated cardiac surgeries that include valve repair, valve replacement, percutaneous aortic valve replacement, heart transplantation, ventricular-assist devices, Maze procedure, Dor procedure, thoracic aortic aneurysm repair and coronary artery bypass surgery. Research to improve cardiac surgery is offered through the Clinical Trials Unit of Northwestern, Feinberg Cardiovascular Research Institute, and the Program in Cardiovascular Regenerative Medicine.

Cardiac Surgery, along with Cardiology, Cardiac Behavioral Medicine and Vascular Surgery, cares for patients in an outstanding healing environment as part of the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute.

Clinical Centers and Research Programs
The Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute of Northwestern at NMFF is comprised of six clinical centers and research programs specific to cardiovascular disease.

Clinical Centers

Cardiovascular Research

Phone Numbers
Practice Number: (312) 695-4965
Fax: (312) 695-5774

Practice Information
Office Location:
Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation
Galter Pavilion
675 North St Clair
Suite 19-100
Chicago, Illinois 60611

Office Hours:

8 am - 5 pm
8 am - 5 pm
8 am - 5 pm
8 am - 5 pm
8 am - 5 pm

Department Chair(s):  Nathaniel J. Soper, MD
Division Chief(s):  Patrick M. McCarthy, MD

Physicians in the Practice

Travis O Abicht, MDS. Chris Malaisrie, MD
Patrick M McCarthy, MDEdwin C McGee, MD
Hyde M Russell, MD
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