Cardiovascular Division

Providing outstanding, innovative clinical care to every patient is our guiding principle. It is the foundation for everything we do and the driving force behind our Lillehei Heart Institute/University of Minnesota Physicians Cardiovascular Program. We are pleased to share with you the scope of our program for service to you, your patients, family members, and friends.

  • February is National Heart Month!

    Activities all month, including:
    Photo Booth • Yoga • 3D Heart Model Painting
    Step Challenge • Heart Healthy Recipes
    Sign up for activities now!

  • Kurt Prins, MD, PhD, a recent CV Fellow, has been awarded a K08 Grant for his work on Right Ventricular Dysfunction in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension from the NHLBI. He has been selected for the NHLBI Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award with a $800k grant to span 5 years.

  • Demetri Yannopoulos, M.D. publishes research demonstrating significant impact on survival rates for cardiac arrest.

    Read the article >

  • Drs. Ganesh Raveendran and Scott Sakaguchi have been named among the Top Doctors of 2017 by Mpls/StPaul Magazine.

  • Bache named 2017 Diehl Award Recipient

    Dr. Robert Bache, recently honored for his 41 years of service to the University of Minnesota, will receive the 2017 Harold S. Diehl Award.   Learn more >