Dr. Uma Shankar Venkata Valeti MD Cardiologist

Dr. Uma Valeti is a cardiologist in Minneapolis, Minnesota and is affiliated with University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview. He received his medical degree from Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research and has been in practice for 19 years. Dr. Valeti 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: Interventional, Cardiothoracic Imaging

Hospital Affiliation

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

Education & Medical Training

Wayne State University School of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1996–1998

University At Buffalo
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1998–2000

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 2001–2004

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Fellowship, Interventional Cardiology, 2004–2005

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research
Class of 1995

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 14 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 10 years in Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 9 years in Interventional Cardiology

MN State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACC), American College of Cardiology

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Guideline for minimizing radiation exposure during acquisition of coronary artery calcium scans with the use of multidetector computed tomography A report by the Society for Atherosclerosis Imaging and Prevention Tomographic Imaging and Prevention Council

Very rapid treatment of ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction: utilizing prehospital electrocardiograms to bypass the emergency department.
Baran, K.W., Kamrowski, K.A., Westwater, J.J., Tschida, V.H., Alexander, C.F., Beahrs, M.M., Biggs, T.A., Koller, P.T., Mahoney, B.D., Murray, S.T., Raya, T.E., Rusterholz, P.K., Valeti, U.S., Wiberg, T.A.

Characteristics and clinical significance of late gadolinium enhancement by contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
Rubinshtein, R., Glockner, J.F., Ommen, S.R., Araoz, P.A., Ackerman, M.J., Sorajja, P., Bos, J.M., Tajik, A.J., Valeti, U.S., Nishimura, R.A., Gersh, B.J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Oregon CommunityCare
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • PacificSource Preferred PSN
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref

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