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Contact Information

Phone:
For clinical appointments (612) 863-3900
For research studies (612)863-3833
Address:
Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation
920 East 28th St.
Ste. 100
Minneapolis, MN 55407
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John R. Lesser, MD, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI, FSCCT

General Information

 

Title:

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.

 

Research Interests:

  • 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.

 

Other:

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

Medical School:

University of Florida, Gainesville

 

Residency:

University of Wisconsin Teaching Hospitals

 

Fellowship:

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

 

Certifications:

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.