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John R. Lesser, MD, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI, FSCCT
Researcher, Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation
Clinical Cardiologist, Minneapolis Heart Institute® at Abbott Northwestern Hospital
Director of Cardiovascular MRI and CT, Minneapolis Heart Institute® at Abbott Northwestern Hospital
Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota.
- Cardiovascular MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
- Coronary CT angiography
- Electron beam CT
- Interventional cardiology
Studies Currently Participating in:
- CSI Database
- CT Perfusion
- Global CR0001
To learn more, please click here to view Dr. Lesser’s PubMed research.
Dr. Lesser has published more than 50 articles, abstracts, CDs and books. He is the Vice President of the Society of Cardiovascular CT’s (SCCT) Board of Directors where he serves as Chairman of the Accreditation, Certification, and Guidelines Committee. He holds professional memberships as a fellow with the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and as a member of the American Heart Association (AHA), the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Intervention (SCAI) and the Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR). He is on the Board of Directors with the Intersocietal Commission for CT Accreditation of Laboratories as well as the Credentialing and Certification Board for Cardiovascular CT.
Education and Training
University of Florida, Gainesville
University of Wisconsin Teaching Hospitals
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1984
Cardiovascular Diseases, 1989
Interventional Cardiology, 1999
Cardiac MRI: Level III trainer
To view Dr. Lesser’s CV, please click here.