Marc R. Moon, MD

Section Chief of Cardiac Surgery

John M. Shoenberg Chair in Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiac Surgery Director, Center for Diseases of the Thoracic Aorta

Expertise


Specialty Areas


  • Aortic Surgery
  • Complex valve repair and replacement
  • Reoperative surgery
  • Multidiagnosis complex cardiac disease
  • Nonoperative approach to chronic cardiac anomalies

Common procedures


  • Thoracic aortic aneurysm repair
  • Mitral valve repair/replacement
  • Reoperative surgery

Common Diagnoses


  • Valvular disease
  • Aortic aneurysms
Education


Board Certifications


  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Degrees


  • MD

Residency


  • Medical College of Wisconsin (General Surgery)
  • Oxford University (Vascular Surgery)

Fellowship


  • Stanford University (Cardiothoracic Surgery)

Professional Memberships


  • American Heart Association
  • Southern Thoracic Surgical Association
  • American College of Cardiology
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • American Association for Thoracic Surgery
  • Society of University Surgeons
  • American Surgical Association
  • Society for CT Surgery in Great Britain & Ireland (Honorary Fellow)
  • Indian Association of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgeons (Honorary Fellow)

Activities, Honors, Awards


  • Editorial board – Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Editorial board – Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Leadership positions on multiple hospital and university committees
  • Program Director of the Cardiothoracic Surgery residency for 17 years (2003 – 2020)
  • President of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery (2020 – 2021)
  • Executive Board, American Association for Thoracic Surgery
Research


Areas of Research Interest


  • Diversity in medicine
  • Guidelines for clinical surgery
  • Aortic surgery

Innovations


  • Novel operative and nonoperative therapies for aortic disease

Financial Disclosures


Advisory Board, Medtronic
Consultant, Edwards

Publications

  • Moon MR.  #WeAllNeedToChange.  Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Apr;109(4):996-998.  PMID: 31830439
  • Randhawa S, Moon MR.  Comment on gender parity in cardiothoracic surgery training:  Significant strides but miles to go.  Ann Surg. 2020 Nov 17.  Online ahead of print.  PMID: 32977971
  • Mehta CK, Malaisrie SC, Budd AN, Okita Y, Matsuda H, Fleishman F, Ueda Y, Bavaria JE, Moon MR.  Triage and management of aortic emergencies during the COVID-19 pandemic:  A consensus statement supported by AATS and ASCVTS.  J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2020 Oct 28;161(1):48-53.  PMID: 33139061
  • Moon MR.  Equal means equal:  Cardiothoracic surgery in its second century.  J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2021 Apr; 161(4):1381-1389.  PMID: 33487415
Locations

Hospital Affiliations


  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Clinical Office Locations


  • Center for Advanced Medicine
Contact


Academic Office Mailing Address


Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
660 South Euclid Ave, CB 8234
St. Louis, MO 63110

Phone Number


314-362-0993

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