Dr. John Stulak, MD

Cardiovascular Surgery •  Male • Age 47

  
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Dr. John Stulak, MD is a Cardiovascular Surgery Specialist in Rochester, MN and has over 19 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Stulak has more experience with Cardiac Surgery, Congenital Cardiac Disorders, and Cardiac Care than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Temple University School of Medicine medical school in 2001. He is affiliated with Mayo Clinic Hospital - Saint Mary's Campus. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Stulak to book an appointment.


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Mayo Clinic - Minnesota200 1st St Sw Rochester, MN 55905
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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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(507) 218-8044

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Practice Areas

Cardiac Surgery

Cardiac surgery, or heart surgery, is performed to treat issues related to the heart, including congenital defects or damage caused by other conditions, such as blocked arteries or arrhythmias.

Typically treats 89% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

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

Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stulak performs Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Stulak performs this procedure more than 96% of their peers

Congenital Cardiac Disorders

Congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as septal defections and Ebstein's anomaly, that are present from birth.

Typically treats 65% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Septal Defect
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stulak treats Septal Defect more than 85% of their peers

Dr. Stulak treats this condition more than 85% of their peers

Congenital Heart Defects
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stulak treats Congenital Heart Defects more than 46% of their peers

Dr. Stulak treats this condition more than 46% of their peers

Cardiac Care

Cardiac care specialists diagnose and treat general cardiac conditions such as high blood pressure, angina, and arrhythmias through procedures including cardiovascular stress tests, ablation therapy, and heart valve surgery.

Typically treats 53% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 20 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Hypotension
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stulak treats Hypotension more than 87% of their peers

Dr. Stulak treats this condition more than 87% of their peers

Hypertensive Heart Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stulak treats Hypertensive Heart Disease more than 86% of their peers

Dr. Stulak treats this condition more than 86% of their peers

Pericardial Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stulak treats Pericardial Disease more than 86% of their peers

Dr. Stulak treats this condition more than 86% of their peers

Implantable Cardiac Devices

Typically treats 46% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stulak performs Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair more than 55% of their peers

Dr. Stulak performs this procedure more than 55% of their peers

Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stulak performs Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement more than 37% of their peers

Dr. Stulak performs this procedure more than 37% of their peers

Ventricular Assist Device
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stulak performs Ventricular Assist Device more than 26% of their peers

Dr. Stulak performs this procedure more than 26% of their peers

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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
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

Mayo Grad School Med/mayo Fndn
Residency Hospital
2001
Temple University School of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Who's Who in American Universities, West Chester University, 1996
  • Emergency Medical Technician, Volunteer of the Year Good Fellowship Ambulance Club, 2001
  • O.T. Clagett Travel Award Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, 2008
  • Fellow Teacher of the Year Division of Subspecialty General Surgery, Department of Surgery, 2010
  • Teamwork Above and Beyond Recognition Program, 2014
  • 2005Jonathon van Heerden Award for Meticulous Patient Care Division of Subspecialty General Surgery, Department of Surgery, 2005
  • Mayo Brothers Distinguished Fellowship Award Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration, 2005
  • Excellent Teacher Recognition Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration, 2001
  • Excellent Teacher Recognition Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration, 2002
  • McGoon Award AATS/TSRA, 2017
  • Making a Difference Award University of Michigan Health System, 2010
  • 2013 Teacher of the Year, Department of Surgery, 2013
  • Castle Connolly Top Surgeons, The New York Times, 2014
  • Jonathon van Heerden Award for Meticulous Patient Care Division of Subspecialty General Surgery, Department of Surgery, 2005

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Media & Publications

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

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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Mayo Clinic Hospital - Saint Mary's Campus

Rochester, MN

86% Patient experience rating, 17% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)