Cardiothoracic Surgery

Sections & subspecialties

  • Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • Heart Transplant Program
  • Lung Transplant Program
  • VAD Program
  • Thoracic and Foregut Surgery
  • Congenital Heart Surgery  

Fellowship

Our division provides the ideal environment to facilitate training cardiovascular and thoracic surgery residents, general surgery residents, and medical students in the discipline of cardiovascular and thoracic surgical sciences. Read about our Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship program.

Our History

The Cardiothoracic Surgery division has a storied history of leading the way into new surgical techniques to repair the heart. 

Contact us

Phone: 612-625-3902
Fax: 612-625-1683

University of Minnesota
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
420 Delaware St. SE, MMC 207
Minneapolis, MN 55455

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Our Faculty

Professor & Chief: 
Rosemary F. Kelly, M.D.

Professors:
John E. Foker, M.D., Ph.D.
Ranjit John, M.D.
Sara J. Shumway, M.D.
Herbert B. Ward, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professors:
Stephen Huddleston, M.D., Ph.D.
Andrew W. Shaffer, M.D., M.S.
Matthew R. Soule, M.D.
Rochus Voeller, M.D.

Administrative Contacts
  • Danette Oien
    Division Administrator
    612-625-8698
    Oienx003@umn.edu
    Supporting:
    Rosemary Kelly MD
    Herbert Ward MD, PhD

  • Rick Castillo
    Executive Office and Administrative Specialist
    612-625-3904
    Casti020@umn.edu
    Supporting:
    Stephen Huddleston MD, PhD
    Rochus Voeller MD
    John Foker MD, PhD

  • Mary Macauley
    Veterans Affairs Administrator
    612-725-2148
    Macau002@umn.edu
    Supporting:
    Matthew R. Soule MD

  • Tina Russell
    Executive Office and Administrative Specialist
    612-625-1096
    russe041@umn.edu
    Supporting:
    Kenneth Liao MD, PhD
    Sara Shumway MD

  • Jeanne Traaseth
    Executive Office and Administrative Specialist
    612-624-5464
    Traas007@umn.edu
    Supporting:
    Ranjit John MD
    Andrew R Shaffer, MD, MS