Allina Health Minneapolis Heart Institute

Our goal is to make it easier for you to get the care you need in one place, delivered by nationally recognized heart and vascular specialists. Your current health care provider will continue to support your heart and vascular care.

How to access the hospital and where to park

Construction at the Abbott Northwestern Hospital campus will affect your arrival and access points:


Valet parking & drop-off/pick-up

Use the temporary main entrance at the Main Hospital West Building. To reach it, turn left from E. 28th St., just east of Chicago Ave.



Park in the Purple Ramp by entering from Chicago Ave. or eastbound E. 28th St. Find the ramp lobby on Level 3 to access the skyway. You may walk to the hospital campus or catch a free ride through the skyway via our electric cart service, available 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekdays.


Emergency care

Turn in to the Emergency Department entrance from 10th Ave. S. between E. 26th St. and E. 28th St.


Section of 10th Avenue closing Sept. 25

A section of southbound 10th Avenue will be closed from (26th Street to 28th Street) on Sept. 25 to accommodate construction equipment. Northbound traffic on 10th Avenue will not be impacted. The Emergency Department and Orange Parking Ramp entrances will remain accessible from the northbound lane.

Expert heart care navigation

Your unique needs are at the heart of everything we do because cardiovascular health impacts everything about you. Allina Health Minneapolis Heart Institute is there to help you stay on the beat for every moment that matters most.  

Allina Health Minneapolis Heart Institute gives compassionate guidance connected to advanced medical approaches for every moment of your heart treatment plan—all in one place. We’ll help navigate your heart care plan and get you back to where you need to be. 

Find a location near you to partner with a top-ranked heart and vascular care team today. 

Innovative approaches and cardiovascular research

Allina Health Minneapolis Heart Institute’s experienced researchers perform clinical trials and partner with research institutions to advance heart care. Our goal is to help prevent all types of cardiovascular diseases. Our physician-researchers are dedicated to discovering and advancing breakthrough treatments to improve heart care for all.

Community-focused heart care 

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. We want to change those numbers for Minnesotans and everyone who chooses Allina Health Minneapolis Heart Institute for nationally sought-after heart care. We expand access to heart care in underserved communities with virtual care and address barriers to health equity.

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Allina Health Minneapolis Heart Institute: Newsweek’s World’s Best

Allina Health’s Abbott Northwestern Hospital is ranked highly in nine out of 10 specialties in Newsweek magazine’s list of the World’s Best Specialized Hospitals 2022 including a 20th ranking worldwide in Cardiology.

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Top-ranked in the Twin Cities

Abbott Northwestern Hospital is ranked #1 in the Twin Cities and #2 (tie) in Minnesota by US News & World Report for 2023-24. We’re also ranked high performing in 15 types of care, including aortic valve surgery, heart attack, heart bypass surgery, and heart failure.