Providing Care to Patient Across the Midwest

CentraCare Heart & Vascular Center specializes in the management of heart rhythm disorders.

Why Choose Us?

Electrophysiology Labs

  • Our program has three specialized electrophysiology labs with the newest imaging and mapping systems.
  • Electrophysiologists perform complex mapping, ablations and pacemaker, defibrillator, heart failure device and loop recorder placement.
  • The electrophysiology lab at CentraCare Heart & Vascular Center has received accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC), making it the first in Minnesota and seventh in the world to earn this recognition.

Pacemaker & ICD Clinic

  • Our program is one of the largest in Minnesota. The clinic team monitors 4,500 patients with implanted devices per year.
  • They assure devices work correctly, optimize device settings to best meet your needs and assess the life of devices.
  • They perform more than 22,000 device-monitoring evaluations through remote (home) or in-clinic (in person) visits per year.
  • The clinic provides services to 16 outreach sites.

Atrial Fibrillation Management Program

  • This program helps you manage atrial fibrillation (AFib) symptoms and prevent stroke and heart failure.
  • A care team evaluates and develops a treatment plan to control patient heart rhythm and rate. The team will then monitor the effectiveness of the treatment plan.
  • They will educate and support you and your family.


  • We actively take part in research studies. If you tried standard care without success, our research program gives you access to new drugs and treatments.
  • Through this research program, we were an early user of the Medtronic Micra™ Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS), the world’s smallest pacemaker. The device was implanted as part of a global clinical trial. We were one of only 70 sites worldwide to be chosen to participate.

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Bryant B's Story Electrophysiology Patient Story
"Running a half marathon is challenging. Running it after experiencing a near-fatal heart condition and being placed on a heart transplant list is a whole different story."
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