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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Call 320-631-5000

Clinic hours

Second Thursday of every month: 
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Minneapolis Heart Institute® — Little Falls

Services

The number one killer in the United States, cardiovascular disease affects the heart and blood vessels. Our experts can identify, treat and help you manage cardiac conditions.
An echocardiogram is a test that uses sound waves to create a moving picture of the heart.
An exercise stress test is a screening tool to test the effect of exercise on your heart. It provides an overall look at the health of your heart.
This type of monitor will record your heart rhythm during your everyday activities. For this test, you will wear a portable EKG machine. You will have the monitor for 24 or 48 hours.
If a pacemaker or ICD (implantable cardioverter defibrillator) helps to regulate your heartbeat, we can help you make sure your cardiac device is working properly. Our experts can evaluate your cardiac device and adjust settings so that you benefit the most.
Stress echocardiography is a test that uses ultrasound imaging to determine how the heart muscles respond to stress. It is mainly used to diagnose and evaluate coronary artery disease.

Provider

Tim Dirks, MD 

Directions

Directions from North: From 1st street SE, turn left onto 7th Ave SE. Go 2 blocks and turn right on 3rd Street SE. The clinic entrance is in the center of the building and is called 'Unity Specialty Center'. Once inside, go down the ramp and turn to the right. The clinic is on the left by the tan seating bench.

Directions from South: From 1st Street SE, turn right onto 7th Avenue SE. Go 2 blocks and turn right on 3rd Street SE. The clinic entrance is in the center of the building and is called 'Unity Specialty Center'. Once inside, go down the ramp and turn to the right. The clinic is on the left by the tan seating bench.