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Abbott Northwestern Hospital

Cardiac, thoracic & transplant surgery

Minneapolis Heart Institute is one of the world's leading heart institutes, making a difference in the lives people we serve at locations in the Minneapolis area, Greater Minnesota and western Wisconsin.

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When surgery is required to repair a lung, heart or blood vessel issue, Minneapolis Heart Institute® is here to offer the highest level of care no matter how complex the situation. In fact, it is one of only a few centers in the Midwest to offer heart transplants and LVADs and transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI).

Minneapolis Heart Institute® at Abbott Northwestern Hospital offers patients resources to services like The Penny George Institute for Health and Healing and the LiveWell Fitness Center as well as access and referrals to experts in any medical specialty the patient may require.

Did you know?

The 1-year survival rate for heart transplant patients at Abbott Northwestern is 94.3 percent – higher than the national average of 90.2 percent? Learn about the Center for Advanced Heart Failure Treatment.

Heart failure research

The Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation supports research in the area of heart failure. Learn more.

Did you know?

Minneapolis Heart Institute® works with more than 30 hospitals throughout Minnesota and Western Wisconsin to facilitate fast and accurate treatments for cardiovascular emergencies? Learn more.

Minneapolis Heart Institute® at Abbott Northwestern Hospital offers the following cardiac, thoracic & transplant surgery related services.