Scott Lemaire, MD

Scott Lemaire, MD

Thoracic Surgery Houston, TX

Professor of Surgery

Office Address

  • One Baylor Plaza
    BCM 390
    Houston, TX 77030
    Phone: (832) 355-9910
    Fax: (832) 355-9948

Scott Lemaire, MD

Thoracic Surgery Houston, TX

Professor of Surgery

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Thoracic Surgery: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery
  • Clinical Interests: Aortic Diseases; Aortic Aneurysm; Thoracic Aorta; Dissection; Marfan Syndrome; Connective Tissue Diseases; Hyperhidrosis; Operative Surgical Procedures

Education & Training

  • Baylor College of MedicineBaylor College of Medicine
  • Quincy University
  • Baylor College of MedicineBaylor College of Medicine
  • Northwestern University Feinberg School of MedicineNorthwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical LicenseTX State Medical License1999 - 2016
  • MI State Medical LicenseMI State Medical License1997 - 2016
  • American Board of Thoracic SurgeryThoracic & Cardiac Surgery

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Regional Top DoctorCastle Connolly, 2014
    • St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital 2011 Distinguished Scientist Award2011
    • Elected President-Elect of the Association for Academic Surgery2010

    Clinical Trials

    Publications & Presentations


    Journal Articles

    • Human prolyl-4-hydroxylase ?(I) transcription is mediated by upstream stimulatory factors.  Chen L, Shen YH, Wang X, Wang J, Gan Y, Chen N, Wang J, LeMaire SA, Coselli JS, Wang XL, J Biol Chem
    • The elephant trunk technique for staged repair of complex aneurysms of the entire thoracic aorta.  LeMaire SA, Carter SA, Coselli JS, Ann Thorac Surg
    • HCMV infection attenuates hydrogen peroxide induced endothelial apoptosis: involvement of ERK pathway.  Wang J, Shen YH, Utama B, Wang J, LeMaire SA, Coselli JS, Vercellotti GM, Wang XL, FEBS Letters

    Books/Book Chapters

    • Current Diagnosis & Treatment in Vascular Surgery. Chapter: Diseases of the thoracic aorta 
      Coselli JS, LeMaire SA
      Editors: Dean RH, Yao JST, Brewster DC.Appleton & Lange
    • Advanced Therapy in Thoracic Surgery. Chapter: Advances in the management of thoracic trauma 
      Mattox KL, Wall MJ Jr, LeMaire SA
      Editors: Franco KL, Putnam JB Jr.B.C. Decker
    • Cardiothoracic Trauma. Chapter: Fluid resuscitation in the patient with chest trauma 
      Mattox KL, Wall MJ Jr, LeMaire SA
      Editors: Westaby S, Odell JA.Arnold


    • Aortic matrix metalloproteinase-12 levels are elevated in patients with chronic thoracic aortic dissection but not in patients with acute aortic dissection. LeMaire SA, Bartsch HR, Carter SA, Bozinovski J, Wang XL, Coselli JS, Academic Surgical Congress, Phoenix, Arizona
    • Thoracoabdominal aortic dissections: optimal timing of repair. Ochoa LN, LeMaire SA, Schmittling ZC, Coselli JS, Proceedings of the 15th Congress of the Michael E. DeBakey International Surgical Society
    • Thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair in patients with left internal thoracic artery grafts. LeMaire S, Akay M, Murariu D, Coselli J, Summit on Acute Aortic Diseases, Lux et Veritas, New Haven, Connecticut


    • Association for Academic Surgery Presidential Address: Toward self-actualization in academic surgery. Academic Surgical Congress, Las Vegas, Nevada
    • Giving effective research presentations. Surgery Residents’ Conference, Baylor College of Medicine
    • Open repair of the aortic arch. Cardiovascular Anesthesiology Fellowship Lecture Series, Baylor College of Medicine

    Grant Support

    • National Registry Of Genetically Triggered Thoracic Aortic AneurysmsNational Center For Research Resources
      2011 - 2011
    • Extracellular Matrix Metabolism In Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm And DissectionNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute
      2010 - 2011
    • Matrix Metalloproteinases In Thoracic Aortic DissectionNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute
      2005 - 2009

    Professional Memberships

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Anthem Blue Access Choice PPO
    • Anthem Blue Access PPO
    • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
    • Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
    • Anthem Blue Preferred Select
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • BCBS Illinois PPO
    • Blue Shield California HMO
    • Blue Shield California PPO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
    • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
    • Empire BCBS HMO
    • Empire BCBS PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • Health Net California Large Group PPO
    • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
    • HealthLink PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Multiplan PPO
    • Pacificare HMO
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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