Heart & Vascular

763-581-5400
763-581-5400

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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If you need a referral, we recommend meeting with one of our primary care providers.

List of Surgeries

Aortic, Mitral and Tricuspid Valve Replacement

Carotid Endarterectomy

Coronary Bypass Surgery

Endoscopic Vessel Harvesting

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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Ashley Ann Mays, MD, FACC

Heart & Vascular
I want my customers to feel at the forefront of their care and autonomous when making decisions.
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Lori Miller, RN, CNOR, CRNFA

Cardiac Surgery
I provide outstanding care.
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Robert Michael King, MD

Cardiovascular Surgery
The customer comes first.
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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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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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Tina Allenburg, APRN, CNP

Heart & Vascular
I enjoy working with a variety of people, helping them learn about their diagnoses and improve their overall health.
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Nizar N. Saleh

Heart & Vascular
I believe the best health outcomes are achieved when the customer is involved in the decision-making after a thorough, straight-forward and honest discussion.
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Lucy Esberg, MD, FACC

Heart & Vascular
My approach to customer care allows customers to be their own advocates.
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Bobbi Hoppe, MD, FACC, FHRS

Heart & Vascular
I encourage every customer to make his or her own personal medical decisions.
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Ashley M. Fruechte, APRN, CNP

Heart & Vascular
I aim to establish a connection with customers to provide excellent and thorough care.
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Lisa Hoepner, PA-C

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

Heart & Vascular
I take the time to explain so my customers can be an active participant in their healthcare.
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Joseph Van Camp, MD

Cardiac Surgery
I approach customers as individuals and try to listen to their concerns and how a disease affects their lives.
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Cassandra G. Parker, DNP, APRN, CNP

Heart & Vascular
I partner with my customers to help them reach their goals and enhance their quality of life.
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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