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.
Mpls/StPaul Mag 2017 Rising Stars
Mpls/StPaul Magazine has named Rebecca Cogswell, MD and Henri Roukoz, MD "Rising Stars" in its Top Doctors listing for 2017.
Jop van Berlo Awarded King Asst. Professorship
Jop van Berlo, M.D., Ph.D has been awarded the Lois and Richard King Assistant Professorship in the Department of Medicine. This position is awarded based on scholarly inquiry and academic success in basic science research. The award is $50k/yr until the holder is promoted to associate professor.
February is National Heart Month!
The Cardiovascular Division and the Lillehei Heart Institute have events planned throughout the month.
Dr. Gary Francis co-authors 2 AHA Scientific Statements
“Contributory Risk and Management of Comorbidities of Hypertension, Obesity, Diabetes Mellitus, Hyperlipidemia, and Metabolic Syndrome in Chronic Heart Failure.” Read Article
“Current Diagnostic and Treatment Strategies for Specific Dilated Cardiomyopathies” Read Article
Editor-in-Chief of JACC Imaging
Dr. Y.S. Chandreshekar has been appointed Editor-in-Chief of JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. His term is expected to commence on March 1st, 2017.
In the News
- Dr. Demetris Yannopolous recognized at AHA 21st Anniversary event Nov. 7, 2015.
- Accomplishments of UofM-sponsored aspirin program highlighted in Star Tribune article .
- Star Tribune article features work by Dr. Alan Hirsch and U of M Vascular Medicine.
- New device helps prolong CPR, giving doctors more time to save patients.