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  • Overview
  • Heart Disease Facts
  • Better Breathers Support Group
  • Cardiology overview

    St. Francis partners with the Minneapolis Heart Institute® and Park Nicollet Health Services to provide comprehensive cardiovascular services to our patients with heart-related conditions close to home.

    Both are nationally recognized leaders in cardiac care. Services include invasive and noninvasive diagnostic testing, interventional and surgical treatment, education, community outreach, and preventive cardiology.

    For more information:

    Minneapolis Heart Institute
    1601 Medical Office Building

    Park Nicollet Heart and Vascular Center

    • Coronary artery disease is the leading cause of death in men and women in the United States.

    • Every minute 1 person in America dies from a heart attack.

    • More Americans die of heart disease than all types of cancer combined.

    • 30 percent of men and women in the United States will experience a heart attack during their lives.

    • 45 percent of all heart attacks occur between the ages of 45 and 65.

    • For approximately 80 percent of people under age 65 in the United States who died from heart disease, it was their first heart attack.

    • More than 50 percent of those who die suddenly from heart disease had no previous symptoms.

  • Cardiology breathers club

    When: First Tuesday of the month from 1 to 2:30 p.m.
    Where: St. Francis Regional Medical Center Conference Center, free of charge.

    This is a support group offered in partnership with the American Lung Association in Minnesota and St. Francis Regional Medical Center. This free monthly support group will help you learn ways to manage your condition, and find your potential for a more active life.

    Better Breathers Club is a partnership for our patients by the American Lung Association in Minnesota and St. Francis Regional Medical Center.

    If you live with chronic lung diseases like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), lung cancer or others, join us for the Better Breathers Club, a free monthly support group for you, your family and friends.

    For more information, click here.

    Contact Us

    For more information, call 952.428.2377.