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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Dr. Stulak's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
very high
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

Care Philosophy

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, foc...

Specialties

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiology

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

Dr. Stulak's Reviews

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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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PHCS Network PPO

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