Benjamin Sun, MD

Benjamin Sun, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Dr. Benjamin Sun is a cardiac surgeon and researcher at Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® and surgical director of heart failure at Minneapolis Heart Institute®. He specializes in complex aortic and mitral valve surgery, heart transplantation, aortic root and aortic arch surgery, mechanical support, artificial heart and congestive heart failure surgery.

Minneapolis Heart Institute® at Abbott Northwestern Hospital is recognized internationally as one of the world’s leading providers of heart and vascular care, offering an Integrated Cardiovascular Care Model, involving premier medical care with top-ranked physicians throughout the Midwest.

Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® (MHIF) is an independent, nonprofit organization that partners with world-renowned physicians to lead world-class cardiovascular research and education to benefit patients around the world. All of this work is guided by the MHIF vision - to create a world without heart and vascular disease.

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Benjamin Sun, MD
Give the Gift of Hope
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The Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® (MHIF) strives to create a world without heart and vascular disease. To achieve this bold vision, we are dedicated to improving the cardiovascular health of individuals and communities through innovative research and education.

Thanks to the generosity of donors like you, we can continue this life-saving work. Please make a gift to support the area of greatest need.

All Gifts Matched! Educating the Next Generation of Heart Heroes

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Since 2002, MHIF's Clinical Research Internship Program has hosted 235+ students for a unique physician-mentored cardiovascular research internship for undergraduate students. Interns not only gain exceptional experience that helps them prepare for medical school, they also help move MHIF research forward.

Community support is key to our ability to enlist the highest level of talent with annual internship costs exceeding $25,000 per intern. Build new opportunities for the next generation of world-class physician researchers by making a MATCHED gift by May 31st!