Six Research Physician Partners Named as Rising Stars

April 15, 2021

Congratulations to six Minneapolis Heart Institute® physicians who were recently named Rising Stars by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine:

Dr. Said Alsidawi, general cardiologist
Dr. Joseph Karam, vascular surgeon
Dr. Matt Olson, electrophysiologist
Dr. Manjuath Pai, electrophysiologist
Dr. Robert Steffen, cardiac surgeon
Dr. Ashenafi Tamene, general cardiologist

The Top Doctors: Rising Stars recognizes exceptional physicians who have been practicing for 10 years or less. Candidates were nominated by their peers and evaluated on peer recognition, expert panel reviews, professional achievements and other factors.

We are so proud of these physicians and all our partners at Minneapolis Heart Institute®, which is recognized internationally as one of the world’s leading providers of heart and vascular care. The innovative groundbreaking cardiovascular research these physicians conduct through the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation continues to improve and save lives for patients across the world.


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