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CHI St. Luke’s Health - Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center

Hari R. Mallidi, MD, FRCSC

Mallidi_web_color_150pxAssociate Chief of Transplant Service, and Surgical Director of Lung and Heart-Lung Transplant Programs at CHI St. Luke’s Health - Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center

Director of Clinical Outcomes Research at the Center for Cardiac Support, and Co-Director of the Center for Congenital and Familial Cardiovascular Disease at Texas Heart Institute at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center

Associate Professor of Surgery and Chief of the Division of Transplant & Assist Devices at
Baylor College of Medicine




A noted cardiothoracic surgeon and research scholar, Dr. Mallidi is associate chief of transplant service and surgical director of the Lung and Heart-Lung Transplant Programs at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, as well as director of clinical outcomes research at Texas Heart Institute's Center for Cardiac Support. At Baylor College of Medicine, he is chief of the Division of Transplant & Assist Devices and an associate professor of surgery. His interests include cardiothoracic transplantation, ventricular assist devices, complex coronary artery surgery, aortic and mitral valve repair/replacement and adult congenital heart surgery.

Dr. Mallidi graduated with honors from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine, with a Doctor of Medicine degree in 1997. He subsequently completed a cardiac surgical residency at the University of Toronto where he was chief surgical resident. Continuing his advanced training, he transitioned to Stanford University's School of Medicine where he completed a cardiothoracic transplant and mechanical circulatory support device fellowship. He then remained on faculty at Stanford as an assistant professor of cardiothoracic surgery and was later appointed director of Stanford’s Ventricular Assist Device Program. He served as director of cardiothoracic surgery at the Regional Medical Center of San Jose in 2007, as well as the interim director of cardiothoracic surgery at the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in 2010.

Dr. Mallidi is board certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and holds memberships in a number of scientific societies including: the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the Society of Transplant Surgeons, the American Society of Transplantation and the Western Thoracic Surgical Association.

An invited lecturer at many national and international conferences, Dr. Mallidi’s presentations include topics ranging from transplantation to hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. He is an extensively published expert on transplantation and assist devices. Among his more than 50 published works are book chapters, journal articles, abstracts and scientific papers on a variety of topics related to his specialty interests.


Located at the Heart and Lung Treatment and Transplant Center at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center

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Updated July 2014
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