Dr. Scott Sharkey

Scott Sharkey, MD

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Scott Sharkey is the chief medical officer for Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation as well as a practicing cardiologist at Minneapolis Heart Institute® at Abbott Northwestern Hospital and Minneapolis Heart Institute® at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia.

Dr. Sharkey completed medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine followed by a residency at Maine Medical Center and a fellowship at the University of Minnesota.

Dr. Scott Sharkey

Professional Interests:

  • Acute takotsubo (stress)
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Ventricular fibrillation complicating acute myocardial infarction
  • Acute myocardial
  • Infarction in the absence of significant coronary artery disease
  • Appropriate use of troponin testing