Heart & Vascular

763-581-5402

Healthcare After Your Own Heart

The North Memorial Health Heart & Vascular team boasts excellence at every level: Led by top-rated cardiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons, we are also one of the top-rated hospitals in the nation for cardiovascular care. We partner with you in the hospitals and clinics to provide comprehensive, incomparable care crafted especially for you. It’s safe to say: We love what we do, and we think you’ll love our approach.

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The North Memorial Health Advantage

  • We are a hospital of firsts: We’re not only the first hospital in Minnesota to receive full Heart Failure Accreditation from the American College of Cardiology for excellence in the care and management of heart failure, we’re also the first and only hospital in Minnesota (8th nationwide) to earn Chest Pain Center (CPC) with Primary PCI accreditation. We’re the only hospital to have both accreditations.
  • We have one of the fastest response times in the nation when it comes to treating a heart attack: In 2016, our door-to-balloon time was 57 minutes, as compared to a national goal of 90 minutes.
  • We’re also great at long-term care: We combine our diagnostic, rehabilitative, and comprehensive care programs with personalized education within our clinics. You leave with the tools, empowerment, and support you need for lasting success.
  • We create custom care plans: Because vein conditions can arise from systemic cardiovascular issues, board-certified cardiologists perform vein procedures at North Memorial Health. Our cardiologists know that it’s important to evaluate your entire cardiovascular system to determine the best treatment options for you.

We offer free screenings for people who are concerned about symptoms of varicose veins or peripheral artery disease (PAD).

  • To learn more, and to schedule your free PAD screening call 763- 581-6736
  • To learn more, and to schedule your free varicose vein screening call 763-581-5423
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Meet Your Healthcare Co-Pilots

Our highly trained experts empower you with the knowledge and the support you need to get the healthcare you want.

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Rita Healy, ANP

Heart & Vascular
I enjoy working as part of the cardiology care team to deliver optimal, timely care for customers.
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Jess Wageman, MPAS, PA-C

Heart & Vascular
I believe in person-centered care and emphasizing partnership between customers and health care providers.
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Douglas D. Hodgkin, MD, PhD

Heart & Vascular
I work to deliver exceptional service and compassionate care to all our customers.
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Brett Carlson, MD, FACC, FASE, FSCCT

Heart & Vascular
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Marlon A. Lee, MD

Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
I try to provide state-of-the-art comprehensive vascular care in a compassionate manner.
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Alok Maheshwari, MD

Heart & Vascular
I strive to provide care that is appropriate and meaningful to the unique circumstances of each individual.
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Jody Rowland, MD, FACC

Heart & Vascular
I’m focused on advanced imaging and customer care in clinical cardiology.
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Osama A. Ibrahim, MD, FACC

Heart & Vascular
I treat every customer as I would treat my own family members.
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Lisa Hoepner, PA

Heart & Vascular
I enjoy helping customers who have been told they have limited or no treatment options.
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William D. McMillan, MD

Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
I’m committed to treating your vascular disease by providing the best and most up-to-date care.
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Andrew G. L. McGinn, MD, FACC

Heart & Vascular
I work to deliver exceptional service and compassionate care to all our customers.
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Ethan M. Fruechte, MD, MS

Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
I believe that effective and compassionate cardiac care needs to include an understanding of the whole person.
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Charlie Dorn Smith III, MD

Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery
I take my customer’s trust and faith very seriously.
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Kelly Rabe, MS, PA-C

Cardiology, Electrophysiology
I listen to each customer's needs and goals and build a trusting relationship where we can make decisions together.
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Kareem Rizk, PA-C, MPH

Heart & Vascular
I approach care for my customers with great humility and earnestness.
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Richard D. Taylor, MD

Heart & Vascular
I provide compassionate, customer-centered care.
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Review

My husband has always raved about how wonderful his doctor is; now I know why! He is understanding, compassionate and competent.

- North Memorial Health Customer
Heart & Vascular
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One of the best and most thorough doctors I have ever had. Answers all questions. Listens carefully. Goes beyond simple par of the fix (a prescription refill) to talk about details of diet. I cannot say enough.

- North Memorial Health Customer
Heart & Vascular
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I have found the North Memorial Health Heart & Vascular Clinic to be exceptional. Everyone had been polite, knowledgeable & very patient with questions, etc. From the front desk to the cardiovascular surgeon and everyone in between.

- North Memorial Health Customer
Heart & Vascular
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Excellent in all ways possible. Nurses, techs, PA’s, and office support were all compassionate, knowledgeable, and helpful. Everyone helped lower our stress during this difficult journey. Thanks to all. Would recommend to anyone!

- North Memorial Health Customer
Heart & Vascular
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An experience that was pleasant due to the welcoming and professional ambiance. We had an excellent doctor and I appreciate the remarkable and compassionate care given to me.

- North Memorial Health Customer
Heart & Vascular
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North Memorial Health is by far the best in the Minneapolis area – totally excellent and highly recommended.

- North Memorial Health Customer
Heart & Vascular
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The finest care, and excellent service by very nice, courteous & respectful people.

- North Memorial Health Customer
Heart & Vascular

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Heart Club: Heart Diseases Prevention Program

The purpose of the Heart Club is to educate members about heart disease through monthly informational meetings. Informal social activities following the meeting also provide the opportunity to share concerns…

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