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Johannes Brechtken, MD

Johannes Brechtken, MD
  • Practicing Specialty: Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
  • Doctor
  • Secondary Language: German

My goal is to provide the best care possible for my patients, with a focus on preventing disease progression and improving quality of life. My specialization includes the treatment of acute myocardial infarction and coronary interventions. I am very excited about our structural heart disease program that includes trans catheter aortic valve replacement since 2012. I also have a strong interest in vascular medicine and perform endovascular procedures for peripheral arterial disease.

Outside of work, I love to spend time with my wife and three wonderful daughters, traveling, literature and scuba diving.



  • Medical School: Philipps University Marburg- Germany 1997
  • Residency in Internal Medicine: Cleveland Clinic Foundation 2003
  • Fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease: University of Minnesota Hospitals and Clinics 2006
  • Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology: University of Minnesota Hospitals and Clinics 2007
  • Certification: Am Bd of Internal Medicine-Cardiovascular Disease
  • Certification: Am Bd of Internal Medicine-Interventional Cardiology
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