Dr. Simon Maltais, MD

Dr. Simon Maltais, MD

Cardiovascular Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
39 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Simon Maltais, MD is a cardiovascular surgery specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 7 years. He specializes in cardiovascular surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.Read his story

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200 1st St SW

Rochester, MN 55905
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Mitral Valve Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Heart Defect Repair
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Maltais' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Maltais "Interests Heart failure surgery Heart and lung transplantation Mechanical circulatory support Minimally invasive valve interventions Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy Adult cardiac surgery clinical outcomes Translational-based research Cardiac-based stem cell therapy "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Maltais "Cardiovascular and cardiothoracic surgeons at Mayo Clinic are part of an integrated, multidisciplinary team of doctors and health care professionals who provide individualized care for each patient. Having all this expertise in a single place, focused on you, means that you're not just getting one opinion — your care is discussed among the team, your test results are available quickly and appointments are scheduled in coordination. Specialists work together to provide exactly the care you need."

3  Specialties

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Maltais does not have any board certifications listed.

44  Conditions Treated

  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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38  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Research Fellowship Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • BS - Health Science Bois-de-Boulogne College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • MD Sherbrooke University
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • MSc Sherbrooke University
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Residency - Adult Cardiac Surgery Montreal Heart Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Ph.D. Montreal Heart Institute
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • Research Fellowship Buffalo University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Research Fellowship Montreal Heart Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Clinical Fellowship Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic Education Services
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • 2009Detweiler Travelling Fellowship The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, 2009
  • 5-Star National Patient Satisfaction Award Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2014
  • Post-doctoral Scholarship (2 years), Department of Surgery Montreal University, 2009
  • Continuous Medical Education Distinction Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 2009
  • Travelling Fellowship The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, 2010
  • HRSA Transplant Program Award Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), 2012
  • Doctoral Scholarship, Biomedical Sciences Montreal University, 2009
  • Fonds des Professionnels Scholarship, Academic Excellence Montreal University, 2009
  • Detweiler Traveling Fellowship The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, 2009
  • Heart Transplantation and Circulatory Support Devices Scholarship, Thoratec Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration, 2010
  • 100 Best Doctors "Best in Medicine" American Health Council, 2017
Media & Publications
  • Early intervention for lactate dehydrogenase elevation improves clinical outcomes in patients with the HeartMate II left ventricular assist device: Insights from the PREVENT study.,
  • Functional Mitral Regurgitation: Imaging Insights, Clinical Outcomes and Surgical Principles.,

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • 2016 Masters Academy, Co-Chairman
  • American Society for Artificial Internal Organs, Co-Chairman
  • American Society for Artificial Internal Organs Annual Meeting Cardiac Surgery Session, Chair
  • American Transplant Congress Annual Meeting Mechanical Circulatory Support Session, Chair
  • ASAIO Journal, Board Member
  • Task Force on Robotic Surgery Education Robotic STS, Member
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center Comprehensive Advanced Heart Failure Summitt, Chair
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What People Say About Dr. Simon Maltais, MD
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I am so grateful for Dr. Maltais. I truly believe he is the reason my dad is here today. On July 24, 2017 my dad suffered a major heart attack Drs. giving him almost a 0% to survive. We asked for a second opinion and out the blue Dr. Maltais walked in On August 7, 2017 Dr Maltais performed a...Read More
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This is an amazing surgeon he perforned a miracle surgery in 2012 black friday i had a disective aortic he replaced with a mechanical valve i awoke 2days later ready to go home but took 7days ..i recomend him and Vanderbuilt hospital to anyone amazing man and hospital THANK U DR.MALTAIS for my GOD...Read More
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