Dr. Robert A Van Tassel MD Cardiologist

Dr. Robert Van Tassel is a cardiologist in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Abbott Northwestern Hospital and Ridgeview Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Minnesota Medical School and has been in practice for 50 years. He is one of 47 doctors at Abbott Northwestern Hospital and one of 7 at Ridgeview Medical Center who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology, Interventional

Clinical Interests: Device Based Treatment Of Structural Heart Disease

Hospital Affiliation

Abbott Northwestern Hospital
Ranked #22 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Ridgeview Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

University of Minnesota at Fairview
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1965 - 1965

Hennepin County Medical Center
Internship, Transitional Year, 1964 - 1965

University of Minnesota Medical School
Class of 1964

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 39 years in Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 39 years in Internal Medicine

MN State Medical License

Publications & Presentations

Left atrial appendage obliteration: mechanisms of healing and intracardiac integration.
Schwartz, R.S., Holmes, D.R., Van Tassel, R.A., Hauser, R., Henry, T.D., Mooney, M., Matthews, R., Doshi, S., Jones, R.M., Virmani, R.

Is the left atrial appendage more than a simple appendage?
Hara, H., Virmani, R., Holmes, D.R., Buchbinder, M., Lesser, J.R., Van Tassel, R.A., Mooney, M.R., Schwartz, R.S.

Patent foramen ovale closure by radiofrequency thermal coaptation: first experience in the porcine model and healing mechanisms over time.
Hara, H., Jones, T.K., Ladich, E.R., Virmani, R., Auth, D.C., Eichinger, J.E., Sommer, R.J., Van Tassel, R.A., Schwartz, R.S.

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