Dr. John Stulak, MD

Dr. John Stulak, MD

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45 y/o
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Dr. John Stulak, MD is a cardiovascular surgery specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 7 years. He specializes in cardiovascular surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.Read his story

Mayo Clinic - Minnesota

200 1st St SW

Rochester, MN 55905
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Port Placements or Replacements
very high
more than 97% of peers
Pericardial Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Stulak's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Stulak "Interests Cardiac transplantation Mechanical circulatory support Arrhythmia surgery Valvular heart disease Coronary artery disease "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Stulak "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, focused on you, means that you're not just getting one opinion — your care is discussed among the team, your test results are available quickly and appointments are scheduled in coordination. Specialists work together to provide exactly the care you need."

3  Specialties

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiology

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

47  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Minnesota.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • 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
  • Excellent Teacher Recognition Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration, 2001
  • Mayo Brothers Distinguished Fellowship Award Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration, 2005
  • Emergency Medical Technician, Volunteer of the Year Good Fellowship Ambulance Club, 2001
  • Southern Thoracic Surgical Association President's Award - Best Scientific Paper, 2007
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.,

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional 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
  • Minnesota Surgical Society, Member
  • Post-Doctoral Program Executive Committee Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Member
  • PREVENT II Steering Committee Member, Member
  • Priestley Society Mayo Clinic Alumni Association Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Secretary and Treasurer
  • Priestley Society Mayo Clinic Rochester Societies, Member
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Member
  • SPRRC Department of Surgery, Chair
  • Surgical Core Clerkship Department of Surgery, Director
  • Surgical Peer Review Research Committee Department of Surgery, Director
  • Tech-Con Task Force 2016-2017, Member
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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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