Marc Moon, MD

Dr. Marc Moon is an expert, and pioneer in the most advanced forms of cardiac surgery. He serves as the Chief of Adult Cardiac Surgery at Texas Heart Institute, Chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, and Chief of Adult Cardiac Surgery section at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center. He specializes in aortic and valve surgery and sees some of the most complex cardiac surgery cases, including performing cardiac procedures in pregnant women. He also has been a leading advocate for diversity in the field of cardiac surgery. Show full bio

Dr. Marc Moon is a renowned cardiac surgeon and comes to Houston from Washington University School of Medicine, where he served as chief of cardiac surgery, director of the Center for Diseases of the Thoracic Aorta, co-director of the heart and vascular center, and surgical lead of the Center for Women’s Heart Disease.

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Texas Heart Institute Positions

  • Chief, Adult Cardiac Surgery, Texas Heart Institute

Current Projects

  • Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Editorial Board
  • Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery, Editorial Board

Education

  • Undergraduate:

    B.S., Computer Science, University of Michigan, Summa Cum Laude
    (Ann Arbor, Michigan)

  • Postgraduate:

    Program for Chiefs of Clinical Services
    Harvard School of Public Health
    (Boston, Massachusetts)

    Academic Medical Leadership Program
    Olin Business School, Washington University
    (St. Louis, Missouri)

  • Medical School:

    M.D. Wayne State University School of Medicine
    (Detroit, Michigan)

  • Residency:

    Junior Resident, General Surgery
    Medical College of Wisconsin
    (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)

    Resident in Cardiothoracic Surgery
    (Stanford, California)

    Registrar in General and Vascular Surgery
    University of Oxford
    (Oxford, England)

    Senior Resident, General Surgery
    Medical College of Wisconsin
    (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)

    Resident in Cardiothoracic Surgery
    1997 - 1998 Chief Resident in Cardiopulmonary Transplantation
    Stanford University
    (Stanford, California)

  • Fellowships:

    Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Cardiovascular Surgery
    Stanford University School
    (Stanford, California)

    Registrar in General and Vascular Surgery
    University of Oxford
    (Oxford, England)

Academic & Clinical Affiliations

  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center

Certifications

  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery

Honors, Awards and Memberships

  • Best Doctors in America
  • America’s Top Doctors Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.
  • Marquis “Who’s Who in America
  • America's Top Physicians
  • America’s Top Surgeons | Consumers’ Research Council of America, Guide to America’s Top Surgeons
  • Top Ten Board Reviewer Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Top 10% Medical School Faculty, Patient Satisfaction Washington University School of Medicine
  • Honorary Fellow, Society for CT Surgery in Great Britain & Ireland
  • Honorary Fellow, Indian Association of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgeons
  • Cambridge Who’s Who Among Executives, Professionals and Entrepreneurs
  • “Hero with a Heart” National Marfan Foundation, Saint Louis Chapter
  • Finalist, Socrates Teaching Award Thoracic Surgery Residents Association
  • History of Thoracic Surgery at Washington University” Instillation, John M. Schoenberg Chair in Cardiovascular Disease
  • Honorary Fellow, Indian Association of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgeons
  • University of Michigan, Phi Beta Kappa
  • University of Michigan, James B. Angell Scholar

Publications

Recent News

Dr. Marc Moon to lead cardiothoracic surgery at Texas Heart Institute, Baylor and St. Luke’s

Renowned cardiac surgeon selected to lead cardiothoracic surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, and Texas...