Dr. John Stulak, MD

Dr. John Stulak, MD

Cardiovascular SurgeryMaleAge 48

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Dr. John Stulak, MD is a Cardiovascular Surgery Specialist in Rochester, MN. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Mayo Clinic - Rochester and Mayo Clinic - Rochester. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Stulak to book an appointment.

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Rochester - Cardiology200 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
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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Dickinson, ND – Jun 08, 2017
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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  • 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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Dr. Stulak's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stulak treats Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Stulak treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Congenital Heart Disease
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stulak treats Congenital Heart Disease more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Stulak treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
  • Congenital Cardiovascular Malformations
  • Congenital Heart Block
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Adult
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Fetal
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Pediatric
  • Congenital Mitral Malformation
  • Congenital Mitral Stenosis
  • Congenital Septal Defect
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Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stulak performs Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Stulak performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic (Heart) Aneurysm Repair
  • Cardiac Shunting Procedures With or Without Aortic Repair or Coronary Anomaly Repair

Dr. Stulak's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Ablation
  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Amyloidosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Diseases
  • 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
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bradycardia
  • Brugada Syndrome
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiac Tamponade
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Restrictive
  • Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
  • 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
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Complex Single Ventricle Transposition of the Great Arteries
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Connective Tissue Disorders
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Coronary Heart Disease, Susceptibility to, 1
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
  • Double Outlet Right Ventricle
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • Echocardiography
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Hand and Wrist Osteoarthrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Transplant
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
  • Hypotension
  • Ileus
  • Impella Device
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Ligament Repair
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipomas
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • 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
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
  • Myocarditis
  • Needle Aponeurotomy
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
  • Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Second Degree Heart Block
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Septal Defect
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin-Sparing Mastectomy
  • Stress Test
  • Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Treadmill Stress Test
  • Tricuspid Valve Atresia
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Truncus Arteriosus
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Vascular Rings
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Ventricular Assist Device
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern
  • Wound Repair

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About Me

Care Philosophy

Cardiovascular and cardiothoracic surgeons at Mayo Clinic are part of an integrated, multidisciplinary team of doctors and health care professionals who...Read more

Biography

Interests Cardiac transplantation Mechanical circulatory support Arrhythmia surgery Valvular heart disease Coronary artery disease

Specialties

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

Mayo Grad School Med/mayo Fndn
Residency Hospital

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • 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
  • Kaare K. Nygaard Travel Award for Clinical Research Division of Subspecialty General Surgery, Department of Surgery, 2005
  • Southern Thoracic Surgical Association President's Award - Best Scientific Paper, 2007
  • Priestly Society Research Competition, Inlow Award Priestley Society, Mayo Clinic Rochester Societies, 2003
  • Teamwork Above and Beyond Recognition Program, 2014
  • Who's Who in American Universities, West Chester University, 1996
  • McGoon Award AATS/TSRA, 2017
  • Mayo Brothers Distinguished Fellowship Award Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration, 2005
  • 2005Jonathon van Heerden Award for Meticulous Patient Care Division of Subspecialty General Surgery, Department of Surgery, 2005
  • O.T. Clagett Travel Award Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, 2008
  • Making a Difference Award University of Michigan Health System, 2010
  • 2013 Teacher of the Year, Department of Surgery, 2013
  • Excellent Teacher Recognition Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration, 2001
  • 2005Best Scientific Presentation, Resident Competition Minnesota Surgical Association, 2005
  • Excellent Teacher Recognition Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration, 2002
  • Emergency Medical Technician, Volunteer of the Year Good Fellowship Ambulance Club, 2001
  • Fellow Teacher of the Year Division of Subspecialty General Surgery, Department of Surgery, 2010
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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
  • 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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What are Dr. John Stulak, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Stulak frequently treats Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders, Congenital Heart Disease, and Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Stulak treats.

Where is Dr. John Stulak, MD's office located?

Dr. Stulak's office is located at 200 1st St Sw, Rochester, MN 55905. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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89% Patient Experience Rating, 20% higher than the national average

41 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)