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Bellot Chris Cardiothoracic

Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest
adult cardiac surgery, surgical critical care, ECMO


Dr. Scott (Chris) Bellot joined UAB's Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery as an Assistant Professor in 2012. A Board Certified physician, Dr. Bellot has practiced in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. He received his medical degree from the University of Alabama School of Medicine.

Dr. Bellot has extensive training in surgical critical care and oversees the care of patients in the CICU.

Selected Publications

Holman WL, Pamboukian SV, Bellot SC, Blood PS, Tallaj JA, Sharpton JL, Kirklin JK. Use of an intraperitoneal ventricular assist device with a polytetrafluoroethylene barrier decreases infections. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2008 Mar;27(3):268-71. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2007.12.004. PMID: 18342747

Wille KM, Kulkarni T, Sharma N, Lammi MR, Barney JB, Bellot SC, Cantor RS, Naftel DC, Diaz-Guzman E, McGiffin DC. Characteristics of Patients with Pulmonary Veno-occlusive Disease Awaiting Transplantation. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2014 Oct 8. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25296345

Wille KM, Bellot SC, Acharya D, Madani MM, Singh SP, McGiffin DC. Thromboendarterectomy for chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension in hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2014 Jan 1;189(1):112-4. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201310-1839LE. PMID: 24381995

Sharma NS, Wille KM, Bellot SC, Diaz-Guzman E. Modern Use of Extracorporeal Life Support in Pregnancy and Post-Partum. ASAIO J. 2014 Sep 22. [Epub ahead of print]


Medical School
University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of South Alabama Medical Center

Ochsner Foundation Hospital
Chief Resident, Thoracic Surgery

University of Alabama at Birmingham


Campus Address
THT 760