Nationally Recognized Patient Care and Quality

UMPM - Content - Heart - Southdale SMImageYou can access some of the area's most advanced heart services at Fairview Southdale Hospital. These include a nationally recognized emergency heart attack program, state-of-the-art imaging services, a women’s heart program, and our CORE program for heart failure and vascular disease management.

University of Minnesota Heart Care cardiologists and specialists see patients seven days a week at Fairview Southdale Hospital and five days a week in the University of Minnesota Physicians Heart Center in Edina.
 

Hospital Address:
6401 France Ave. S.
Edina, MN 55435-2199

Clinic Address:
6405 France Ave. S.
Outpatient Clinic Suite W200
Imaging Center Suite W300
Edina, MN 55435
 

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

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Our Heart Center Services

Our Heart Center diagnostic imaging and catheterization laboratory services include:
  • Cardiac ultrasound (echocardiography)
  • Cardiopulmonary stress tests
  • Cardio-oncology
  • Coronary artery flow studies
  • Diagnosis and treatment of coronary artery disease, cardiomyopathy, valvular heart disease, pulmonary hypertension and peripheral vascular disease
  • Holter and heart rhythm event monitoring
  • Nuclear cardiology
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Stress testing
  • Transesophageal echocardiography
  • Electrophysiology laboratory for the diagnosis and treatment of heart rhythm disorders
  • Advanced Imaging Center
The advanced Cardiovascular Imaging Center program includes:
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • CT angiography
  • Coronary calcium screening
  • Advanced Cardiac Echocardiography
  • Intra-cardiac echo (ICE)
  • Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS)
  • Nuclear cardiology (SPECT)
  • Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) 
  • Valvular heart disease program
In addition to general cardiac evaluation, management and treatment, and advanced electronic health record sharing between Fairview Southdale Hospital and other Fairview hospital and clinic sites, we offer an expansive range of heart services for patients, including:
  • Prevention and evaluation of heart disease
  • Thrombolytic therapy
  • Follow-up care for cardiac surgery and interventional procedures
  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Pulmonary hypertension program
  • Care for heart rhythm disorders
  • Women's heart care
  • Vascular care diagnosis , intervention and treatment
  • Heart attack diagnosis and emergent treatment
  • Cardiac surgery, including bypass, valvular and minimally invasive and robotic assisted surgery
  • Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Integrated multispecialty Valvular Heart Disease program and clinic
  • Syncope (passing out)
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Adult congenital heart disease
  • Heart rhythm center
  • Device clinic (pacemaker and defibrillator)
  • Advanced cardiac imaging center (CT, MRI, advanced echocardiography)
  • CORE congestive heart failure program
  • Complete cardiac catheterization laboratory diagnostic and treatment services
  • Complete electrophysiology laboratory for the diagnosis and treatment of heart rhythm disorders

 

  • Eckman, Peter M, MD
    Cardiologist

    Clinical Interests:

    Heart failure; Mechanical circulatory support; Ventricular assist device; Cardiac resynchronization therapy; Cell therapy; Heart transplantation; Exercise in heart failure; Vascular biology

  • Clinical Interests:

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

  • Clinical Interests:

    Nuclear cardiology, Echocardiography, Heart failure, Valvular heart disease

  • 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:

    Peripheral artery disease, including claudication and critical limb ischemia; Acute and chronic venous thromboembolism; Carotid artery disease; Aortic and branch artery aneurysmal disease; Secondary prevention of cardiovascular risk; Arteritis, digital ischemia, fibromuscular disease

  • John, Ranjit, MD
    Cardiovascular Surgeon
    Thoracic Surgeon

    Clinical Interests:

    • Valvular heart disease
    • Ventricular assist devices
    • Heart transplantation
    • Heart failure surgery

  • 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

  • March, Shamane, MD
    Cardiologist

    Clinical Interests:

    General Cardiology

    Adult Congenital Cardiology

    Interventional Cardiology

    Women's Health

  • Pham, Quan, MD, FACC
    Cardiologist

    Clinical Interests:

    Interventional electrophysiology, T-wave alternans, Mechanisms of cardiac arrhythmias

  • Plucinski, Dominic A, MD, FACC
    Cardiovascular Medical and Imaging Specialist

    Clinical Interests:

    • Cardiovascular risk assessment
    • Early detection of cardiovascular disease
    • Lifestyle modifications including diet and exercise to achieve ideal cardiovascular health
    • Consultative clinical cardiology
    • Preventive cardiology
    • The medical treatment of vascular diseases
    • Cardiovascular Imaging, including echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, and vascular ultrasound


       

     

  • Clinical Interests:

    Complex heart disease and disease management; Heart failure; Non-healing wounds; Pulmonary artery hypertension; Heart transplantation and regeneration; Endothelial dysfunction (blood vessel disease); Electrophysiology

  • Smith, Susan, MSN, ANP
    Adult Nurse Practitioner

    Clinical Interests:

    Prevention, Lipid Management, Arrhythmias, Heart Failure

  • Clinical Interests:

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