Dr. Robert James Bache MD Cardiologist

Dr. Robert Bache is a cardiologist in Minneapolis, Minnesota and is affiliated with University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in practice for 50 years. Dr. Bache accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 44 doctors at University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology

Clinical Interests: Medical Imaging, Cardiac imaging

Hospital Affiliation

University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview
High performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

University of Minnesota at Fairview
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1964–1970

University of Minnesota
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1967

Duke University Hospital
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1970

Harvard Medical School
Class of 1964

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 41 years in Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 41 years in Internal Medicine

MN State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Elected Member, The American Society for Clinical Investigation

Publications & Presentations

Metformin Protects Against Systolic Overload-Induced Heart Failure Independent of AMP-Activated Protein Kinase α2.
Xu, X.,Lu, Z.,Fassett, J.,Zhang, P.,Hu, X.,Liu, X.,Kwak, D.,Li, J.,Zhu, G.,Tao, Y.,Hou, M.,Wang, H.,Guo, H.,Viollet, B.,McFalls, E. O.,Bache, R. J.,Chen, Y.

NOX2 induced myocardial fibrosis and diastolic dysfunction Role of the endothelium.
Bache, R. J.,Chen, Y.

Double Stranded RNA-Dependent Protein Kinase Deficiency Protects the Heart from Systolic Overload-Induced Congestive Heart Failure.
Wang, H.,Xu, X.,Fassett, J.,Kwak, D.,Liu, X.,Hu, X.,Falls, T. J.,Bell, J. C.,Li, H.,Bitterman, P.,Bache, R. J.,Chen, Y.

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Insurances Accepted

  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente

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