Complex coronary interventions



Allina Health Minneapolis Heart Institute® provides state-of-the-art treatment for patients with complex coronary artery disease. Complex Coronary Interventions team features an experienced, world-class care team that has access to advanced equipment and cutting-edge techniques. 

The team offers:

  • Coronary Artery Disease and Therapy (CADT) Clinic
  • Refractory Angina (OPTIMIST) Clinic
  • Treatment for chronic coronary total occlusions
  • Complex, high-risk coronary interventions
  • Calcific coronary artery disease treatments including rotational, orbital, laser atherectomy, and intravascular lithotripsy
  • Coronary bifurcation PCI
  • Coronary stent restenosis treatment program including brachytherapy and drug coated balloons
  • CT-guided PCI
  • Advanced coronary physiology and intracoronary imaging
  • Coronary microvascular dysfunction evaluation and spasm provocation
  • External enhanced counterpulsation (EECP)
  • Multi-disciplinary heart team approach with cardiac surgery

Care team

Brilakis Manos

Emmanouil S. Brilakis, MD, PhD
Director, Center for Complex Coronary Interventions

Burke Nicholas

M. Nicholas Burke, MD
Co-director, Center for Complex Coronary Interventions

Chavez Ivan
Ivan J. Chavez, MD
Interventional Cardiologist

Michael R. Mooney, MD
Director, Coronary Therapeutics

Poulose Anil
Anil Poulose, MD
Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, Minneapolis Heart Institute, Allina Health

Yader Sandoval, MD, FACC
Co-Director, Center for Complex Coronary Interventions

Jay Traverse, MD
Interventional cardiologist
Konstantinos Voudris
Konstantinos Voudris, MD, PhD
Interventional cardiologist
Wang Yale
Yale L. Wang, MD
Interventional cardiologist

Marilyn Bye, RN

Allison Agbamu, RN

Sarah Strand, RN

Mari Meyer, CADT Clinic Coordinator