Cardiologist: Alain Heroux, MD | Loyola Medicine

Alain Heroux, MD

Alain Heroux, MD


Co-Director of the Stritch School of Medicine Cardiovascular Research Institute,Medical Director, Heart Failure and Heart Transplantation

Languages Spoken

English, French
Patient Ratings
4.9 / 5 (109 Ratings)

Clinical Expertise

  • Heart Transplant
  • Left Ventricular Assist Devices (LVAD)

About Dr. Heroux


Medical Education

Medical School
Faculte du Medicin de l'Universite Laval, Canada
Universite Laval
Canada - Internal Medicine: General
Royal Victoria Hospital
Canada - Cardiology
  • Montreal Heart Institute, Canada - Hemodynamics and Angioplasty
  • Medical College of Virginia Hospitals - Heart Transplantation

Board Certification

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Cardiology


  • The value of psychosocial factors in patient selection and outcomes after heart transplantation Coglianese, E. E.; Samsi, M.; Liebo, M. J.; Heroux, A. L., Current heart failure reports
  • Incidence of fractures after cardiac and lung transplantation: a single center experience Hariman, A.; Alex, C.; Heroux, A.; Camacho, P., Journal of osteoporosis
  • Left ventricular assist device-induced coagulation and platelet activation and effect of the current anticoagulant therapy regimen Ashbrook, M.; Walenga, J. M.; Schwartz, J.; Heroux, A.; Jeske, W. P.; Escalante, V.; Bakhos, M., Clinical and applied thrombosis/hemostasis : official journal of the International Academy of Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis
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  • Regulation of connective tissue growth factor gene expression and fibrosis in human heart failure Koshman, Y. E.; Patel, N.; Chu, M.; Iyengar, R.; Kim, T.; Ersahin, C.; Lewis, W.; Heroux, A.; Samarel, A. M., Journal of cardiac failure
  • Variations in institutional staffing and clinical practice are predictive of center-specific 1-year survival post-transplant Van Bakel, A. B.; Brown, R. N.; Nikolaidis, L. A.; Heroux, A.; Law, K.; Naftel, D. C.; Cardiac Transplant Research Database Group, The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation
  • Single photon emission computed tomography myocardial perfusion imaging to detect cardiac allograft vasculopathy Thompson, D.; Koster, M. J.; Wagner, R. H.; Heroux, A.; Barron, J. T., European heart journal cardiovascular Imaging
  • Incidence risk factors, and clinical outcomes of atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter after heart transplantation., Dasari, T. W.; Pavlovic-Surjancev, B.; Patel, N.; Williams, A. A.; Ezidinma, P.; Rupani, A.; Sinacore, J. L.; Heroux, A. L., American Journal of Cardiology
  • Gemella morbillorum prosthetic valve endocarditis. Al Chekakie, M. O.; Heroux, A.; Montpetit, M.; Nemeh, H., Congestive Heart Failure
  • Symptom frequency and distress from 5 to 10 years after heart transplantation. 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., Journal of Heart & Lung Transplantation
  • Outcomes of bare metal versus drug-eluting stents in allograft vasculopathy. Reddy, P. R.; Gulati, A.; Steen, L.; Sinacore, J.; Leya, F.; Heroux, A., Journal of Heart & Lung Transplantation
  • Patterns and predictors of physical functional disability at 5 to 10 years after heart transplantation. 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., Journal of Heart & Lung Transplantation