Dr. John Stulak, MD

Dr. John Stulak, MD

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Dr. John Stulak, MD is a cardiovascular surgery specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 8 years. He specializes in cardiovascular surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, and more.Read his story

Mayo Clinic - Minnesota

200 FIRST ST SW

Rochester, MN 55905
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Stulak's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Tricuspid Valve Surgery
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stulak performs Tricuspid Valve Surgery more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Stulak performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stulak performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Stulak performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stulak treats Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Stulak treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Stulak's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • 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 Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries (CCTGA)
  • 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
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagostomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Impella Device
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Thymectomy
  • 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
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Ventricular Assist Device
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Cardiovascular and cardiothoracic surgeons at Mayo Clinic are part of an integrated, multidisciplinary team of doctors and health care professionals who provide individualized care for each patient. Having all this expertise in a single place, focuse...

Specialties

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

2011
Cardiac Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support University of Michigan
Fellowship Hospital
2010
Chief Resident - Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
Residency Hospital
2009
Resident - Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
Residency Hospital
2006
Chief Resident - General Surgery Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
Residency Hospital
2006
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
Residency Hospital
2005
Resident - General Surgery Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
Residency Hospital
2001
Temple University School of Medicine
Medical School
2011
2010
2009
2006
2006
2005
2001

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • 2005Jonathon van Heerden Award for Meticulous Patient Care Division of Subspecialty General Surgery, Department of Surgery, 2005
  • Kaare K. Nygaard Travel Award for Clinical Research Division of Subspecialty General Surgery, Department of Surgery, 2005
  • Who's Who in American Universities, West Chester University, 1996
  • 2013 Teacher of the Year, Department of Surgery, 2013
  • Fellow Teacher of the Year Division of Subspecialty General Surgery, Department of Surgery, 2010
  • O.T. Clagett Travel Award Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, 2008
  • Priestly Society Research Competition, Inlow Award Priestley Society, Mayo Clinic Rochester Societies, 2003
  • McGoon Award AATS/TSRA, 2017
  • Excellent Teacher Recognition Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration, 2002
  • 2005Best Scientific Presentation, Resident Competition Minnesota Surgical Association, 2005
  • Teamwork Above and Beyond Recognition Program, 2014
  • Making a Difference Award University of Michigan Health System, 2010
  • Jonathon van Heerden Award for Meticulous Patient Care Division of Subspecialty General Surgery, Department of Surgery, 2005
  • Castle Connolly Top Surgeons, The New York Times, 2014

Media & Publications

  • Impact of Diabetes Mellitus on Outcomes in Patients Supported With Left Ventricular Assist Devices: A Single Institutional 9-Year Experience.,
  • Early intervention for lactate dehydrogenase elevation improves clinical outcomes in patients with the HeartMate II left ventricular assist device: Insights from the PREVENT study.,

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Association of Thoracic Surgery, Member
  • Department of Surgery Clerkship Committee, Project Director
  • Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Member
  • Divisions of Cardiovascular Surgery and General Thoracic Surgery, Member
  • Enterprise Cardiac Services Demand Generation Subcommittee, Member
  • Heart Practice Marketing and Communications Subcommitee Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Member
  • Mayo Midwest Ethics Committee, Member
  • Mechanical Circulatory Support and Cardiac Transplantation Fellowship Department of Surgery, Project Director

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He did my open heart surgery and did an amazing job removing a tumor from my mitral valve!! Thank you so much
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Very patient and compassionate. Explains well and takes time with patients. Appears to be a very competent surgeon with an excellent reputation
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    • Mon: 7:00am - 6:00pm
    • Tue: 7:00am - 6:00pm
    • Wed: 7:00am - 6:00pm
    • Thu: 7:00am - 6:00pm
    • Fri: 7:00am - 6:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Cigna
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