Scott LeMaire

Scott LeMaire M.D. ‘88
lemaireScott LeMaire is a professor of surgery and molecular physiology and biophysics and the director of research in the division of cardiothoracic surgery at Baylor College of Medicine.  In addition, he is a member of the cardiovascular surgery service at the Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital in Houston, Texas.   Dr. LeMaire specializes in adult cardiac surgery and currently serves as president of the Association for Academic Surgery.
Upon receiving his undergraduate degree in biological sciences from Quincy College in 1988, LeMaire attended medical school at Northwestern University.  In the years to follow, he served general and cardiothoracic surgery residencies at Baylor.

In his nineteen years in the medical profession, LeMaire has delivered more than 100 presentations to professional audiences worldwide and has authored or co-authored over 100 articles for scholarly medical publications.  In addition, he’s contributed chapters to more than 30 books and recently served as co-editor for the textbook Aortic Arch Surgery: Principles, Strategies and Outcomes.  He has also served as a member of the editorial board for the Journal of Surgical Research.

LeMaire currently resides in Houston with Brenda, his wife of 19 years (and 1987 Quincy alumna) and their two children.

(Originally published in August 2011 QUniverse)