Dr. Brian Tell, MD

Cardiothoracic SurgeryMaleAge 70

Dr. Tell
Accepting new patients

Metropolitan Heart/Vasculr Inst

4040 Coon Rapids Blvd Nw Ste 120 Minneapolis, MN 55433

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(763) 427-9980

Dr. Brian Tell, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Minneapolis, MN and has over 42 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Faculte De Medecine De Creteil, Universite Paris Val De Marne (Paris Xii); Creteil medical school in 1980. He is affiliated with medical facilities Mercy Hospital and United Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Tell to book an appointment.

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Dr. Tell's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Carotid Artery Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tell treats Carotid Artery Disease more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Tell treats this condition more than 76% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tell performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 68% of his peers

Dr. Tell performs this procedure more than 68% of his peers

Aortic Valve Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tell treats Aortic Valve Disease more than 63% of his peers

Dr. Tell treats this condition more than 63% of his peers

Dr. Tell's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • 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 Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Impella Device
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • 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
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Septic Embolism
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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Dr. Tell's Reviews

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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!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Ron Edmonson in Maple lake mn – Feb 15, 2016
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HAD HEART BYPASS (5) AT MERCY IN 2001.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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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...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

2007
Physician Leadership Program, St.Thomas School Of Business, Minneapolis
1987
Hopital La Pitie Salpetriere
Fellowship Hospital
1987
Long Island Jewish Hillside Medical Center Lt
Residency Hospital
1985
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1981
Beth Israel Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1980
Faculte De Medecine De Creteil, Universite Paris Val De Marne (Paris Xii); Creteil
Medical School
1973
University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
Undergraduate School
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Languages

  • English
  • French

Awards

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What are Dr. Brian Tell, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Tell frequently treats Carotid Artery Disease, Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs), and Aortic Valve Disease. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Tell treats.

Where is Dr. Brian Tell, MD's office located?

Dr. Tell's office is located at 4040 Coon Rapids Blvd Nw Ste 120, Minneapolis, MN 55433. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Brian Tell, MD speak?

Dr. Tell speaks French and English. View profile to see all.

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Locations

Metropolitan Heart/Vasculr Inst

Metropolitan Heart/Vasculr Inst4040 Coon Rapids Blvd Nw Ste 120 Minneapolis, MN 55433
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Tell is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Mercy Hospital

Coon Rapids, MN

72% Patient Experience Rating, 3% higher than the national average

24 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2021)

United Hospital

Saint Paul, MN

74% Patient Experience Rating, 5% higher than the national average

19 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2021)