Robert Farivar, MD

Robert Farivar, MD

Thoracic Surgery Minneapolis, MN

Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery Abbott Northwestern Hospital


Office Address

  • 920 E 28th Street
    Suite 400
    Minneapolis, MN 55407
    Phone: (612) 863-6900
    Fax: (612) 863-6899

Robert Farivar, MD

Thoracic Surgery Minneapolis, MN

Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery Abbott Northwestern Hospital

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Thoracic Surgery: Adult Cardiac Surgery, Aortic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Clinical Interests: Mitral Valve; Aortic Valve; Reoperation; Coronary Artery Bypass; Coronary Angiography

Education & Training

  • Brigham and Women's HospitalBrigham and Women's Hospital
  • Brigham and Women's HospitalBrigham and Women's Hospital
  • Yale-New Haven HospitalYale-New Haven Hospital
  • Boston University School of MedicineBoston University School of Medicine

Certifications & Licensure

  • MN State Medical LicenseMN State Medical License2014 - 2015
  • PA State Medical LicensePA State Medical License2012 - 2014
  • IA State Medical LicenseIA State Medical License2008 - 2014
  • American Board of Thoracic SurgeryThoracic & Cardiac Surgery

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Regional Top DoctorCastle Connolly, 2014
    • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 CertificationEpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2011, 2012, 2013
    • Most Compassionate DoctorAmerican Registry

    Publications & Presentations

    PubMed

    Grant Support

    • Role Of Nitric Oxide In Xenotransplant Cardiac RejectionNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute
      2001 - 2002

    Hospital Affiliations

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • BCBS Illinois PPO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • CIGNA PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • Health Alliance PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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