Harold G. Roberts, Jr., MD

Harold G. Roberts, Jr., MD

Associate Professor of Surgery


Specialty Areas

  • Complex mitral reconstructions
  • Surgical ablation for atrial fibrillation
  • Coronary revascularization
  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement

Common Procedures

  • Mitral repair or replacement
  • Aortic valve replacement
  • Tricuspid valve repair or replacement
  • CABG
  • Cox-Maze IV
  • TAVR

Common Diagnoses Treated

  • Coronary artery disease
  • Aortic valve disorders
  • Mitral valve disorders
  • Tricuspid valve disorders
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Endocarditis

Board Certifications

American Board of Thoracic Surgery

American Board of Surgery


Medical School: University of Arkansas College of Medicine, Little Rock, AR


1981-1986, General Surgery Residency, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

1986-1988, Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, IL


1989-1990, Adult Cardiac Surgery, Beth Israel Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Professional Memberships

American College of Surgeons

American Association of Thoracic Surgeons

Society of Thoracic Surgeons

International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery

Awards and Honors

1984 Baltimore Academy of Surgery, Surgical Research Award

1999 Miami Metro Magazine, “”Top Docs in South Florida”

2014-2015 “Top Attending Surgeon” – Selected by general surgery residents at University of South Florida at Aventura Hospital, Aventura, FL


Areas of Research Interest

Clinical and basic research in managing atrial fibrillation, outcomes research in endocarditis, transcatheter solutions for valve disease


Dr. Roberts was the first to publish a modification of the Cox-Maze III lesion set that is now adopted worldwide.



Hospital Affiliations

Memorial Hospital Belleville

Patients Seen At

Memorial Hospital Belleville
4500 Memorial Dr,
Belleville, IL 62226
(618) 233-7750


To request an appointment with Dr. Roberts, please call 314-362-7260.