Simon Maltais, M.D., Ph.D.

  1. Cardiovascular Surgeon
  2. Cardiovascular Surgeon

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

EnglishFrench
  1. Aortic disorder
  2. Heart failure
  3. Mitral valve regurgitation
  1. Coronary bypass surgery
  2. Heart transplant
  3. Mechanical circulatory support device implantation
  4. Mitral valve repair and replacement
  5. Pericardiectomy
  6. Pulmonary thromboendarterectomy
  7. Robotic heart surgery
  8. Transcatheter aortic valve replacement
  9. Ventricular assist device implantation
  • Heart failure surgery
  • Heart and lung transplantation
  • Mechanical circulatory support
  • Minimally invasive valve interventions
  • Robotic heart surgery
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • Adult cardiac surgery clinical outcomes
  • Translational-based research
  • Cardiac-based stem cell therapy
  1. 2011
    Clinical FellowshipMayo Clinic School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic Education Services
  2. 2010
    Research FellowshipMontreal Heart Institute
  3. 2010
    Research FellowshipBuffalo University
  4. 2010
    Ph.D.Montreal Heart Institute
  5. 2009
    Residency - Adult Cardiac SurgeryMontreal Heart Institute
  6. 2003
    MScSherbrooke University
  7. 2003
    MDSherbrooke University
  8. 1998
    BS - Health ScienceBois-de-Boulogne College
  9. 1996
    Research FellowshipCentre Hospitalier Universitaire de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke

Certifications

  1. 2009
    Cardiovascular SurgeryRoyal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    100 Best Doctors "Best in Medicine" American Health Council
  2. 2014
    5-Star National Patient Satisfaction AwardVanderbilt University Medical Center
  3. 2012
    HRSA Transplant Program AwardHealth Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
  4. 2010
    Travelling FellowshipThe Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  5. 2010
    Heart Transplantation and Circulatory Support Devices Scholarship, ThoratecMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  6. 2009
    Continuous Medical Education DistinctionAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
  7. 2009
    Fonds des Professionnels Scholarship, Academic ExcellenceMontreal University
  8. 2009
    Doctoral Scholarship, Biomedical SciencesMontreal University
  9. 2009
    Post-doctoral Scholarship (2 years), Department of SurgeryMontreal University
  10. 2009
    Detweiler Travelling Fellowship The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  11. 2008
    Merck Frosst Schering Plough Distinction, Teaching DistinctionMontreal Heart Institute
  12. 2008
    Best Oral PresentationQuebec Clinical Research Club
  13. 2008
    Hans-Selye Distinction, Excellence in Clinical ResearchQuebec Clinical Research Club
  14. 2008
    Bristol-Myers Squibb Distinction, 2nd Place for Clinic Research ExcellenceMontreal Heart Institute
  15. 2008
    Best Oral PresentationQuebec Vascular Society
  16. 2008
    Best Oral PresentationQuebec Cardiac Team Meeting
  17. 2007
    Excellence Scholarship, Doctoral Degree in Biomedical SciencesMontreal Heart Institute
  18. 2007
    1st Place Scholarshipal, de Montre, Universite
  19. 2007
    Best Oral Presentation, Surgical and Anesthesiology DepartmentMontreal University Annual Scientific Meeting
  20. 2006
    Best Oral Presentation, Annual Scientific Meeting, Surgical and Anesthesiology DepartmentMontreal Heart Institute
  21. 2006
    Best Poster Presentation, Surgery Department Day Montral University Admission Commmittee Resident, Department of Surgery
  22. 2006
    Best Oral Presentational, de Montre, Universite
  23. 2006
    Prix du Gouverveur de FranceBordeaux, France
  24. 2003
    Master Degree Scholarship in Physiologydu Quebec (FRSQ), Fonds de Recherche de Sante
  25. 2003
    Dean's Honor List Master Degree in PhysiologySherbrooke University
  26. 2000
    Avenir Peronnalité Distinction AwardSherbrooke University
  27. 2000
    Bristol-Myers Squibb Distinction AwardUniversity of Sherbrooke

Professional memberships

  1. 2017 - present
    Co-EditorAmerican Society for Artificial Internal Organs
  2. 2017 - 2018
    Board of Trustees, Board MemberASAIO Journal
  3. 2017
    Chair/Co-ChairAmerican Society for Artificial Internal Organs
  4. 2017 - present
    RepresentativeAATS
  5. 2016 - present
    MemberTask Force on Robotic Surgery Education (Robotic STS)
  6. 2016
    FacultyInternational Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation
  7. 2016
    Co-Chair2016 Masters Academy
  8. 2013
    ChairmanVanderbilt University Medical Center, Comprehensive Advanced Heart Failure Summitt
  9. 2013
    ChairmanAmerican Transplant Congress Annual Meeting, Mechanical Circulatory Support Session
  10. 2013
    ChairmanAmerican Society for Artificial Internal Organs Annual Meeting, Cardiac Surgery Session
  11. 2013
    MemberSouthern Thoracic Surgical Association
  12. 2012 - 2015
    ChairmanScientific Committee (Comprehensive Advanced Heart Failure), Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  13. 2012 - 2015
    Ideas-2-Innovations, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  14. 2012 - 2015
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  15. 2011 - 2015
    MemberResident Admission Committee, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Cardiac Surgery
  16. 2011 - 2015
    DirectorMechanical Circulatory Support Program, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  17. 2011 - 2015
    DirectorVanderbilt University Medical Center, Heart Transplantation Program
  18. 2011 - 2015
    MemberCardiovascular ICU Council, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  19. 2011 - 2015
    Co-DirectorECMO Shock Team Working Group, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  20. 2011 - 2015
    Invited ParticipantHeart Advisory Board, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  21. 2011 - 2015
    MemberCardiac Surgery Admission Committee, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  22. 2011 - 2015
    DirectorLVAD Central Committee, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  23. 2011 - 2015
    MemberHeart Transplantation Quality Council, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  24. 2011 - 2015
    MemberLVAD Quality Council, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  25. 2011 - 2015
    DirectorLVAD Destination Therapy working Group Committee, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  26. 2011 - 2015
    DirectorDepartment of Cardiac Surgery Research Committee, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  27. 2011
    MemberAmerican Heart Association
  28. 2011
    MemberAlumni and Friends of the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  29. 2011
    MemberAmerican Society of CardiacEchocardiography
  30. 2011
    MemberAmerican Society for Artificial Internal Organs
  31. 2011
    MemberNashville Academy of Medicine
  32. 2011
    MemberVanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute Scientific Review Committee
  33. 2010
    Memberal, de Montre, Resident Admissions Committee, Department of Surgery, Universite
  34. 2010
    InstructorIntegration Phase Instructor, Montreal University, Department of Surgery
  35. 2010
    MemberCanadian Cardiovascular Society
  36. 2010
    MemberSociety of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)
  37. 2010
    MemberSociety of Cardiac Surgeons
  38. 2010
    MemberAdvanced Trauma Life Support
  39. 2009
    Resident Representativeal, de Montre, Scientific Committee, Department of Cardiac Surgery, Universite
  40. 2009
    Resident RepresentativeMontreal University, Department of Cardiac Surgery, Scientific Commnittee
  41. 2009
    MemberQuebec Medical Association
  42. 2009
    MemberCanadian Medical Association
  43. 2009
    MemberCanadian Association of Cardiac Surgeons
  44. 2009
    MemberQuebec Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons
  45. 2009 - present
    MemberFellow, International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT)
  46. 2008 - 2010
    MemberMontral University Admission Commmittee Resident, Department of Surgery
  47. 2008 - 2009
    Resident RepresentativeCentral Trainee Day Committee, Canadian Cardiovascular Society
  48. 2007 - 2009
    Resident Representativeal, de Montre, Pedagogical Committee, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Universite
  49. 2007 - 2009
    Resident RepresentativeCardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Program, Montreal University Pedagogic Committee
  50. 2007 - 2008
    Resident RepresentativeTrainee Committee, Canadian Cardiovascular Society
  51. 2007 - 2008
    Resident Team LeadCardiac Surgery Department Committee, Montreal University
  52. 2007 - 2008
    Resident RepresentativePedagogic Committee Care Surgery Program, Montreal University
  53. 2006 - 2008
    Resident Team LeadMontreal Heart Institute
  54. 2005
    MemberQuebec Vascular Society
  55. 2003
    MemberAssociation des medecins de Langue Francaise du Canada
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Research activities

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