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Alain Heroux
M.D.
Professor
Medical Director, Heart Failure and Heart Transplantation
Cardiology
Specialties
Heart Failure
Heart Transplant
Left Ventricular Assist Devices
Locations
Loyola Center for Health at Oakbrook Terrace North
Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine
Loyola Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine at Park Ridge
Board Certifications
Cardiovascular Disease - Subspecialty Cert: The Royal College of Surgeons of England
Internal Medicine - General Cert: The Royal College of Surgeons of England
Publications
Hariman,A.; Alex,C.; Heroux,A.; Camacho,P.Incidence of fractures after cardiac and lung transplantation: a single center experience Journal of osteoporosis 2014 ;2014:573041
Van Bakel,A. B.; Brown,R. N.; Nikolaidis,L. A.; Heroux,A.; Law,K.; Naftel,D. C.; Cardiac Transplant Research Database GroupVariations in institutional staffing and clinical practice are predictive of center-specific 1-year survival post-transplant The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation 2013 ;32(12):1196-1204
Ashbrook,M.; Walenga,J. M.; Schwartz,J.; Heroux,A.; Jeske,W. P.; Escalante,V.; Bakhos,M.Left ventricular assist device-induced coagulation and platelet activation and effect of the current anticoagulant therapy regimen Clinical and applied thrombosis/hemostasis : official journal of the International Academy of Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis 2013 ;19(3):249-255
Koshman,Y. E.; Patel,N.; Chu,M.; Iyengar,R.; Kim,T.; Ersahin,C.; Lewis,W.; Heroux,A.; Samarel,A. M.Regulation of connective tissue growth factor gene expression and fibrosis in human heart failure Journal of cardiac failure 2013 ;19(4):283-294
Dasari,T. W.; Pavlovic-Surjancev,B.; Patel,N.; Williams,A. A.; Ezidinma,P.; Rupani,A.; Sinacore,J. L.; Heroux,A. L.Incidence, risk factors, and clinical outcomes of atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter after heart transplantation. American Journal of Cardiology 2010 ;106(5):737-741
Al Chekakie,M. O.; Heroux,A.; Montpetit,M.; Nemeh,H.Gemella morbillorum prosthetic valve endocarditis. Congestive Heart Failure 2009 ;15(6):291-292
Grady,K. L.; Wang,E.; Higgins,R.; Heroux,A.; Rybarczyk,B.; Young,J. B.; Pelegrin,D.; Czerr,J.; Kobashigawa,J.; Chait,J.; Naftel,D. C.; White-Williams,C.; Myers,S.; Kirklin,J. K.Symptom frequency and distress from 5 to 10 years after heart transplantation. Journal of Heart & Lung Transplantation 2009 ;28(8):759-768
Pamboukian,S. V.; Nisar,I.; Patel,S.; Gu,L.; McLeod,M.; Costanzo,M. R.; Heroux,A.Factors associated with non-adherence to therapy with warfarin in a population of chronic heart failure patients. Clinical cardiology 2008 ;31(1):30-34
Reddy,P. R.; Gulati,A.; Steen,L.; Sinacore,J.; Leya,F.; Heroux,A.Outcomes of bare metal versus drug-eluting stents in allograft vasculopathy. Journal of Heart & Lung Transplantation 2008 ;27(11):1222-1228
Grady,K. L.; Naftel,D. C.; Young,J. B.; Pelegrin,D.; Czerr,J.; Higgins,R.; Heroux,A.; Rybarczyk,B.; McLeod,M.; Kobashigawa,J.; Chait,J.; White-Williams,C.; Myers,S.; Kirklin,J. K.Patterns and predictors of physical functional disability at 5 to 10 years after heart transplantation. Journal of Heart & Lung Transplantation 2007 ;26(11):1182-1191
Education
Medical School
Faculte du Medicin de l'Universite Laval
Residency
Royal Victoria Hospital, Cardiology
Universite Laval, Internal Medicine: General
Fellowship
Medical College of Virginia Hospitals, Heart Transplantation
Montreal Heart Institute, Hemodynamics and Angioplasty
Interests & Hobbies
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