Luis Guillermo Quinonez MD BSc

Luis Guillermo Quinonez, MD, FRCS(C)

Assistant in Cardiac Surgery

Instructor in Surgery, Harvard Medical School

    Contact: 617-355-7932
  • Fax: 617-730-0214

Medical Services


  • Cardiac Surgery


  • English
  • French
  • Spanish


  • Cardiovascular Surgery
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-7932 or Request an Appointment

Experience and Education


Undergraduate Degree

University of Manitoba, 1989

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Medical School

University of Manitoba, 1993

Winnipeg, Manitoba

General Surgery Residency

McMaster University, 1999

Hamilton, Ontario

Thoracic Surgery Residency

Université de Montréal, 2001

Montréal, Québec

Cardiac Surgery Residency,

University of Manitoba, 2004

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Fellowship in Advanced Adult Cardiovascular Surgery

Mayo Clinic, 2006

Rochester, MN

Fellowship in Cardiac Transplantation and Assist Devices

Cleveland Clinic, 2007

Cleveland, OH

Fellowship in Congenital Heart Surgery

University of Alberta, 2008

Edmonton, Alberta

Fellowship in Congenital Heart Surgery

Boston Children's Hospital, 2013

Boston, MA


  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery


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  1. Mehrotra P, Quinonez LG, Surana NK, Pollock N, Sandora TJ. Clinical Utility of Preimplantation Homograft Cultures in Patients Undergoing Congenital Cardiac Surgery. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2017 Jun 01; 6(2):202-204.
  2. Jochman JD, Atkinson DB, Quinonez LG, Brown ML. Twenty Years of Anesthetic and Perioperative Management of Patients With Tetralogy of Fallot With Absent Pulmonary Valve. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2017 Jun; 31(3):918-921.
  3. Mills KI, Kaza AK, Walsh BK, Bond HC, Ford M, Wypij D, Thiagarajan RR, Almodovar MC, Quinonez LG, Baird CW, Emani SE, Pigula FA, DiNardo JA, Kheir JN. Phosphodiesterase Inhibitor-Based Vasodilation Improves Oxygen Delivery and Clinical Outcomes Following Stage 1 Palliation. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 Nov 02; 5(11).
  4. Moses ZB, Ozpinar A, Abd-El-Barr MM, Quinonez LG, Emani SM, Goumnerova LC. Direct heart shunt placement for CSF diversion: technical note. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2016 Dec; 25(6):663-666.
  5. Roberts EG, Quinonez L, Piekarski B, Baird CW, Emani SM. Expandable Valve for Pediatric Application Constructed From Human Venous Valved Conduit Within a Stent. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Dec; 100(6):2320-4.
  6. Ghelani SJ, Quinonez LG, Rathod RH. Prenatal Diagnosis and Management of Berry Syndrome, a Rare Conotruncal Anatomy. Circulation. 2015 Oct 20; 132(16):1593-4.
  7. Quinonez LG, Gauvreau K, Borisuk M, Ireland C, Marshall AM, Mayer JE, Jenkins KJ, Fynn-Thompson FE, Baird CW. Outcomes of surgery for young children with multivessel pulmonary vein stenosis. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Oct; 150(4):911-7.
  8. Quinonez LG, Del Nido PJ. Valve reconstruction for congenital mitral valve disease. Multimed Man Cardiothorac Surg. 2015; 2015.
  9. Raju V, Myers PO, Quinonez LG, Emani SM, Mayer JE, Pigula FA, del Nido PJ, Baird CW. Aortic root translocation (Nikaidoh procedure): Intermediate follow-up and impact of conduit type. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 May; 149(5):1349-55.
  10. Raju V, Rathod R, Quinonez LG, Baird CW. Transposition of the great arteries and sinus venosus defect with partially anomalous pulmonary venous return: physiological and anatomic considerations. Cardiol Young. 2015 Apr; 25(4):787-9.
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  12. Vijarnsorn C, Rutledge JM, Tham EB, Coe JY, Quinonez L, Patton DJ, Noga M. Which cardiovascular magnetic resonance planes and sequences provide accurate measurements of branch pulmonary artery size in children with right ventricular outflow tract obstruction? Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Feb; 30(2):329-38.
  13. Dhillon SS, Khoo NS, Quinonez L, Buchholz H. Spontaneous endogenous microbubbles in a child with Berlin heart ventricular assist device. ASAIO J. 2013 Mar-Apr; 59(2):181-2.
  14. Bowman ME, Rebeyka IM, Ross DB, Quinonez LG, Forgie SE. Risk factors for surgical site infection after delayed sternal closure. Am J Infect Control. 2013 May; 41(5):464-5.
  15. Dehghani P, Atallah J, Rebeyka I, Ross D, Quinonez L, Kantoch M, Heggie P, Taylor D, Alvarez N, Human D, Pausjenssen E, Tam JW, Vonder Muhll I. Management of adults with congenital heart disease using videoconferencing across Western Canada: a 3-year experience. Can J Cardiol. 2013 Jul; 29(7):873-8.
  16. Gill RS, Cheung PY, Yu X, Aklabi MA, Nagendran J, Quinonez LG, Li YQ, Miller J, Ross DB, Rebeyka IM, Li J. ß(3)-Adrenoceptor Antagonist SR59230A Attenuates the Imbalance of Systemic and Myocardial Oxygen Transport Induced by Dopamine in Newborn Lambs. Clin Med Insights Cardiol. 2012; 6:45-51.
  17. Brown ML, Quinonez LG, Schaff HV, Sundt TM. What are patients really telling us? Comparison of survey responses and the medical record in cardiovascular surgical patients. Ann Thorac Surg. 2008 Dec; 86(6):1888-96.
  18. Lee PW, Ritter MJ, Quinonez LG, Glockner JF, Oh JK. Aberrant right subclavian artery from an aneurysmal diverticulum of Kommerell in an 84-year-old man. Am J Cardiol. 2007 Aug 01; 100(3):556-8.
  19. Quinonez LG, Dearani JA, Puga FJ, O'Leary PW, Driscoll DJ, Connolly HM, Danielson GK. Results of the 1.5-ventricle repair for Ebstein anomaly and the failing right ventricle. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2007 May; 133(5):1303-10.
  20. Miller JD, Stubbing D, Higgins D, Cox G, Quinonez L, Tkaczyk A. Volume reduction surgery. How selective should we be? Chest. 1996 Apr; 109(4):1129-30.
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