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Cardiology 2017-05-28T14:08:20+00:00
WE ARE PROUD TO OFFER THE FOLLOWING CENTRACARE HEART & VASCULAR CENTER SPECIALISTS SERVICES AT SCBHS.

Richard Aplin, MD

Richard Aplin, MD

Richard Aplin, M.D. CentraCare Heart & Vascular Center

Service Line:
Heart and Vascular Care

Education and Training:

Medical School: University of Minnesota Medical School

Residency: Internal Medicine, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Hanover, NH

Fellow: American College of Cardiology

Fellowship: Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Hanover, NH

Certifications: Internal Medicine and Cardiology

Professional Associations and Activities: American Medical Association, American Heart Association, American Society Echocardiography, American College of Cardiology, and Stearns-Benton County Medical Society.

Scope of Practice: Interventional cardiology, transesophageal echocardiography, data acquisition, and quality assurance

Richard Backes, MD

Richard Backes, MD

Richard Backes, M.D. CentraCare Heart & Vascular Center

Service Line:
Heart and Vascular Care

Education and Training:

Medical School: Mayo Medical School, Rochester, MN

Residency: Internal Medicine, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester

Fellow: American College of Cardiology

Fellowship: Cardiovascular Disease, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester, MN

Certification: Cardiology, Internal Medicine

Scope of Practice: Heart disease prevention, congestive heart failure and cardiac disease in the elderly

Thom G. Dahle, MD

Thom G. Dahle, MD

Thom G. Dahle, M.D. CentraCare Heart & Vascular Center

Service Line:
Heart and Vascular Care

Specialties:
Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology

Education and Training:

Medical School: University of Minnesota Medical School

Residency: University of Minnesota – Graduate Medical Education

Fellowship: Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, University of Minnesota – Graduate Medical Education

Certifications: Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine

Jacob Dutcher, MD

Jacob Dutcher, MD

Jacob Dutcher, M.D. CentraCare Heart & Vascular Center

Service Line:
Heart and Vascular Care

Education and Training:

Medical School: University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN

Residency: Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Fellowship: Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI

Certifications: Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology

Scope of Practice: Interventional cardiology, adult congenital heart disease, cardiac imaging, peripheral vascular disease.

Bernard R. Erickson, MD

Bernard R. Erickson, MD

Bernard R. Erickson, M.D. CentraCare Heart & Vascular Center

Service Line:
Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology

Education and Training:

Medical School: University of Minnesota Medical School

Residency: Fairview University Hospital

Fellowship: Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City, Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Certifications: Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine

Professional Associations and Activities: American Medical Association, American Academy of Family Physicians, American Osteopathic Association, Minnesota Medical Association, Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians, Minnesota Osteopathic Medical Society

Richard E. Jolkovsky, MD

Richard E. Jolkovsky, MD

Richard E. Jolkovsky, M.D. CentraCare Heart & Vascular Center

Service Line:
Heart and Vascular Care

Education and Training:

Medical School: University of Florida, Gainsville

Residency: Internal Medicine, University of Alabama Medical Center, Birmingham

Fellowship: Cardiovascular Disease, Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis

Certification: Internal Medicine and Cardiology

Professional Associations and Activities: American College of Cardiology, American College of Physicians, American College of Echocardiography, Society of Air Force Physicians, American Society Echocardiography, American Society Nuclear Cardiology

Special Clinical Interest: Echocardiography

John Mahowald, MD

John Mahowald, MD

John Mahowald, M.D. CentraCare Heart & Vascular Center

Service Line:
Heart and Vascular Care

Education and Training:

Medical School: University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN

Residency: Internal Medicine, Highland General Hospital, Oakland, CA

Fellow: American College of Cardiology

Fellowship: Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Minnesota Hospital, Minneapolis, MN

Certifications: Cardiology, Internal Medicine

Professional Associations and Activities: Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, American College of Cardiology and American College of Physicians

Mark J. Martone, MD

Mark J. Martone, MD

Mark J. Martone, M.D. CentraCare Heart & Vascular Center

Service Line:
Heart and Vascular Care

Education and Training:

Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Residency: Internal Medicine, St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Boston MA

Fellowship: Cardiovascular Medicine, VAMC/Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA; Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Certifications: Internal Medicine and Cardiology

Professional Associations and Activities: American Medical Association, American College of Cardiology, American Society Nuclear Cardiology

Special Clinical Interest: Nuclear cardiology

Joe Nguyen, MD

Joe Nguyen, MD

Joe Nguyen, M.D. CentraCare Heart & Vascular Center

Service Line:
Heart and Vascular Care

Education and Training:

Medical School: University of Nebraska College of Medicine, Omaha, NE

Residency: Internal Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Fellowship: Cardiology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Certifications: Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine

Scope of Practice: Diagnostic cardiac catheterization, transthoracic echo and nuclear

James Pelzel, MD

James Pelzel, MD

James Pelzel, M.D. CentraCare Heart & Vascular Center

Service Line:
Heart and Vascular Care

Education and Training:

Medical School: University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis

Residency: Internal Medicine, Abbott Northwestern, Minneapolis, MN

Fellowship: Cardiovascular Disease, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

Certification: Internal Medicine

Board Eligible: Cardiology

Professional Associations and Activities: American College of Cardiology, American Medical Association

Scope of Practice: Critical care cardiology, CT angiography, Transesophogeal echocardiography

Wade Schmidt, MD

Wade Schmidt, MD

Wade Schmidt, M.D. CentraCare Heart & Vascular Center

Service Line:
Heart and Vascular Care

Education and Training:

Medical School: University of North Dakota School of Medicine, Grand Forks, ND

Residency: Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Fellowship: Cardiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Certifications: Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology

Professional Associations and Activities: American Medical Association, American College of Cardiology

Scope of Practice: Coronary artery disease, peripheral vascular disease, interventional cardiovascular medicine.

Timothy Schuchard, MD

Timothy Schuchard, MD

Timothy Schuchard, M.D. CentraCare Heart & Vascular Center

Service Line:
Heart and Vascular Care

Education and Training:

Medical School: University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis

Residency: Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Fellowship: Cardiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Certifications: Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease

Scope of Practice: Echocardiography and permanent pacemaker placement

Daniel Tiede, MD

Daniel Tiede, MD

Daniel Tiede, M.D. CentraCare Heart & Vascular Center

Service Line:
Heart and Vascular Care

Education and Training:

Medical School: University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis

Residency: Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MNFellow:American College of Cardiology

Fellowship: Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Certifications: Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology

Professional Associations and Activities: American Heart Association, Society for Cardiac Angiography and Intervention

Scope of Practice: Acute coronary syndromes

Howard Zimring, MD

Howard Zimring, MD

Howard Zimring, M.D. CentraCare Heart & Vascular Center

Service Line:
Heart and Vascular Care

Education and Training:

Medical School: Tufts Medical School, Boston, MA

Residency: Internal Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA Fellow: American College of Cardiology

Fellowship: Cardiology, University of California, San Diego

Certifications: Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology

Professional Associations and Activities: American College of Cardiology, American Medical Association, Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention

Scope of Practice: Angioplasty