University of Minnesota Physicians Heart at Fairview

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Even common heart conditions deserve uncommon care. University of Minnesota Physicians Heart at Fairview offers a full range of the world’s finest heart services, from prevention and early diagnosis to treatment and transplants. Our unique cardiovascular program – a partnership of UMPhysicians, Minnesota Heart Clinic and Fairview Health Services – brings together an expert team of 50 heart doctors at 13 locations in the Minneapolis St. Paul area and greater Minnesota.

Whatever your heart condition, you can be sure you’re getting knowledgeable, experienced care that’s grounded in research. Our cardiology specialists have been pioneering heart care, research and innovation for more than 60 years. We’ve transformed countless lives with major advances in transplants, biomedical devices and other techniques for treating cardiovascular disease. We continue to move forward on the path to a cure for heart disease.


Conditions we treat

  • Acquired heart diseases
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Endocarditis
    • Kawasaki disease
    • Myocarditis
    • Rheumatic fever
    • Valve diseases (mitral, tricuspid)
  • Acute coronary syndrome (ACS)
  • Adult congenital heart disease
  • Angina
  • Aorta
  • Aortic aneurysm
  • Aortic valve disease
  • Arrhythmia
  • Arterial and vascular disease
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Cardiovascular health
  • Chest pain
  • Claudication
  • Congenital heart defects in newborns and children
    • Anomalous coronary artery
    • Atrial septal defect
    • Aortic disease
    • Aortic regurgitation
    • Atrioventricular septal defect
    • Coarctation of the aorta
    • Coronary artery anomalies (ALCAPA)
    • Cor triatriatum
    • Ebstein’s anomaly
    • Hypoplastic left heart syndrome
    • Interrupted aortic arch ductus 
    • Mitral disease
    • Mitral regurgitation
    • Patent ductus arteriosus
    • Persistent truncus arteriosus
    • Pulmonary disease
    • Pulmonary regurgitation
    • Scimitar syndrome
    • Stenosis (aortic, mitral, pulmonary, subaortic, tricuspid)
    • Tetralogy of Fallot
    • Total anomalous pulmonary venous connection
    • Transposition of the great arteries
    • Tricuspid atresia
      Tricuspid regurgitation
    • Vascular rings
    • Ventricular septal defect
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Fainting
  • Genetic heart conditions, including Noonan, DiGeorge, Marfan, and Williams syndromes, Trisomy 21 (Down syndrome)
  • Heart attack
  • Heart disease
  • Heart failure
  • Heart murmur
  • Heart rhythm disorders
    • Bradycardia
    • Heart block
    • Palpitations
    • Prolonged Q-T syndrome
    • Tachycardia
    • Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome
  • Heart valve disorders
  • Heart transplants
  • High cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Inherited/familial cardiomyopathies (including muscular dystrophy)
  • Metabolic and storage disorders -- Carnitine deficiency, Fabry disease, Pompe disease
  • Myocardial infarction
  • Pacemakers
  • Palpitations
  • Passing out
  • Peripheral vascular disease (PAD)
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Sleep disorders
  • Stroke
  • Supraventricular tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • Vascular disease

Services we provide

  • Adult congenital and cardiovascular genetics
  • Advanced cardiac rehabilitation
  • Cardiac catheterization
  • Cardiac rhythm therapy (pacemakers, ICDs)
  • Cardiovascular surgery
  • Coronary angioplasty and stenting
  • Coronary bypass surgery
  • Consults and second opinions
  • Coumadin or anticoagulation care
  • Diagnostic testing, including stress testing, echocardiograms, CT imaging and nuclear imaging
  • Electrophysiology studies and testing
  • Genetic counseling and testing
  • Heart transplantation
  • Heart valves care
  • Interventional cardiology 
  • Minimally invasive heart surgery
  • Prenatal diagnosis and screening (including fetal echocardiograms)
  • Preventive cardiology
  • Robotic heart surgery
  • Vascular services
  • Ventricular assist device (VAD)
  • Women’s heart care

Clinics & Providers

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Specialty highlights

Nationally recognized programs in heart failure, heart rhythm problems and heart transplantation
For patients with heart failure or heart rhythm irregularities, we offer specialized clinics and world-class experts in these conditions. We’re also one of largest and most experienced heart transplantation centers in the United States.

Unique focus on prevention
The Rasmussen Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention offers the nation’s most thorough assessment to identify early cardiovascular problems.

Specialized care for women and for adults with congenital heart defects
The Women's Heart Clinic unites research and technology with personalized, compassionate care for female patients, including diagnostic imaging techniques specifically designed to identify problems in women. At the Adult Congenital and Cardiovascular Genetics Clinic, pediatric cardiologists and adult cardiologists work together to provide ongoing evaluation and treatment for adults who were born with heart defects or conditions.

Team approach
Your care team might include cardiologists, surgeons, intensivists, physical and occupational therapists, nurses and other medical specialists.

Extensive range of services
You’ll have access to a variety of state-of-the-art services, including:

  • Ablation
  • Catheterization
  • Minimally invasive and robotic cardiac surgery
  • Pacemaker and defibrillator implants
  • Advanced cardiac rehabilitation
  • Diagnostic testing
  • Ventricular assist devices

Convenient locations throughout Minnesota
UMPhysicians cardiovascular specialists provide a comprehensive heart services at 13 locations in the Twin Cities area and greater Minnesota. View a list and map of our locations.


Central Scheduling: 612.672.7422

Provider Referrals: 612.672.7000

Administrative Offices: 612.884.0600

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