Expert Heart Care South of the River

UMPM - Content - Heart - Ridges SM ImageResponding to the needs of patients in the south metro, University of Minnesota Heart Care has expanded the number of cardiologists and range of services at Fairview Ridges Hospital. Our Heart Center offers inpatient services seven days a week and our outpatient/clinic center sees patients five days a week for general and subspecialty cardiology consultation, diagnosis and care.

Hospital Address:
201 E. Nicollet Blvd.
Burnsville, MN 55337

Clinic Address:
14101 Fairview Drive, Suite 140
Burnsville, MN 55337
 

Appointments and Assistance:
612-365-5000 or
Toll-free 877-650-1555


Our Heart Center Services

Diagnostic imaging and Catheterization lab services at Fairview Ridges Hospital include:
  • BioZ® testing
  • Cardiac ultrasound (echocardiography)
  • Cardiopulmonary stress tests
  • Coronary artery flow studies
  • Cardiac catheterization services for scheduled treatment of coronary artery disease, cardiomyopathy, pulmonary hypertension and peripheral vascular disease
  • Holter and heart rhythm event monitoring
  • Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS)
  • Nuclear cardiology
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Stress testing
  • Transesophageal echocardiography
In addition to advanced electronic health record sharing between Fairview Ridges Hospital and other Fairview hospital and clinic sites, we offer an expanded range of heart services for patients, including:
  • Prevention, consultation and evaluation
  • Women's heart care
  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Heart rhythm center
  • Device clinic (pacemaker and defibrillator)
  • Heart attack diagnosis and emergent treatment
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Syncope (passing out)
  • Peripheral vascular disease

Find a Heart Care Provider at Fairview Ridges Hospital

  • Clinical Interests:

    Coronary artery disease; Acute myocardial infarction; Stress echocardiography; Preventive cardiology

  • Clinical Interests:

    Exercise physiology, Heart failure, Angioplasty, Echocardiography, Stress echo, Transesophageal echocardigraphy, Non-surgical PFO/Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) closures, Valvular heart disease

  • Clinical Interests:

    Cardiovascular CT; Interventional cardiology; Angiogenesis for collateral vessel development; Advances in structural heart disease treatment, ballon valvuloplasty, atrial septal defect closure

  • Clinical Interests:

    Risk factor modification including lipid management, smoking cessation, obesity and hypertension

  • Clinical Interests:

    Metabolic Syndrome, Premature / Family History of Coronary Disease, Hyperlipidemia, Resistant Hypertension, Vascular Medicine, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Preventive Cardiology, Echocardiography, Vascular Imaging

  • Konat, Tara, P.A.-C, MHS
    Certified Physician Assistant

    Clinical Interests:

    Clinical Cardiology, Cardiovascular Risk Reduction, Electrophysiology

  • Laxson, David, MD
    Cardiologist

    Clinical Interests:

    Clinical cardiology research

    Interventional cardiology

  • Clinical Interests:

    Cardiovascular Imaging, Pulmonary Hypertension, Onco-Cardiology, Hemodynamic Assessment: Invasive and Non invasive Approach, Valvular Heart Disease, Cardiovascular Prevention