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Dr. Johannes Brechtken Is this you?


Dr. Johannes Brechtken, MD, BS, MBBS is a Doctor primarily located in Saint Paul, MN, with other offices in Saint Croix Falls, WI and New Richmond, WI (and 1 other location). He has 20 years of experience. His specialties include Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease and Cardiology. Dr. Brechtken is affiliated with Regions Hospital, Abbott Northwestern Hospital and St John's Hospital. He speaks English.


Dr. Johannes Brechtken has the following 3 specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology

    An interventional cardiologist has the same training as a cardiologist and they're well-versed in all types of heart disease and how to diagnose heart problems. The difference is that interventional cardiologists have additional expertise and training on specific interventional treatments for heart disease, such as angioplasties and stents. These methods use catheterization, which reduces recovery time as well as scarring after surgery.

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardiology

    Cardiologists are doctors who specialize in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of conditions related to the heart and blood vessels.
    A patient may be referred to a cardiologist if he experiences symptoms like chest pains, shortness of breath, dizziness, or high blood pressure. The physician will then evaluate your symptoms, take your health and family history and your weight. The cardiologist may order additional diagnostic tests, such as an echocardiogram, X-ray or blood tests. If necessary, the cardiologist may also call for a cardiac catheterization - a procedure in which a small tube is inserted into or near the heart that can take pictures of the heart's activity, or relieve blockage.
    Once determining whether there is a heart condition, a cardiologist will treat a patient through cholesterol management, cardiac rehabilitation, and fitness. If surgical intervention is required, like open-heart surgery, a cardiologist will make that determination, but a cardiothoracic surgeon will perform the procedure.

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  • Expertise

    6 Expertise

  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Coronary Disease
  • Heart Block
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
  • Unstable Angina
  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Brechtken is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Regions Hospital

    640 Jackson St
    Saint Paul, MN 55101

  • Abbott Northwestern Hospital

    800 E 28th St
    Minneapolis, MN 55407

  • St John's Hospital

    1575 Beam Ave
    Saint Paul, MN 55109

  • Mercy Hospital

    4050 Coon Rapids Blvd NW
    Minneapolis, MN 55433

  • St Croix Regional Medical Center

    235 E State St
    Saint Croix Falls, WI 54024

  • Mercy Hospital An Allina Facility
  • Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital

    6500 Excelsior Blvd
    Minneapolis, MN 55426

  • University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview

    2450 Riverside Ave
    Minneapolis, MN 55454

  • Children's Hospitals & Clinics

    2525 Chicago Ave
    Minneapolis, MN 55404

  • Westfields Hospital

    535 Hospital Rd
    New Richmond, WI 54017

  • Childrens Hospital Minneapolis
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