Dr. Brian Tell, MD

Dr. Brian Tell, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
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Age 67
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Dr. Brian Tell, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Minneapolis, MN and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Faculte De Medecine De Creteil, Universite Paris Val De Marne (Paris Xii); Creteil in 1980 and specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery.

4040 Coon Rapids Blvd NW Ste 120

Minneapolis, MN 55433

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Tell's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tell treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Tell treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Heart Disease
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tell treats Heart Disease more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Tell treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Carotid Artery Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tell treats Carotid Artery Disease more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Tell treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Carotid Artery Stenosis

Dr. Tell's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
Aneurysm
Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Carotid Surgery
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Heart Valve Replacement
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Repair
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Off-Pump Coronary Surgery
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Tell was inspired to go into medicine by his father, who was a family physician in New York City. As a young boy, Dr. Tell would go with his dad on house calls, and the appreciation that the patients and their families showed made an impressio...

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

  • 1987
    Hopital La Pitie Salpetriere
    Fellowship Hospital
    1987
  • 1987
    Long Island Jewish Hillside Medical Center Lt
    Residency Hospital
    1987
  • 1985
    Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1985
  • 1981
    Beth Israel Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    1981
  • 1980
    Faculte De Medecine De Creteil, Universite Paris Val De Marne (Paris Xii); Creteil
    Medical School
    1980
  • 1973
    University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School
    1973

Languages

  • French
  • English

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He doesn't screw around and gets the job done and gives you the feeling of confidence that your in good hands I had a torn mitral valve and he repaired it ! I thank God and him for being there when I needed help!
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HAD HEART BYPASS (5) AT MERCY IN 2001.
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AvMed
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO

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