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Surgical Specialist, Cardiothoracic Surgeon
48 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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Specialties & Research

Dr. John Foker, MD, PHD is board certified in Surgery and Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 9 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CPB)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Coronary Disease
  • Kidney Transplant (Renal Transplant)
  • Tracheoesophageal Fistula
  • Ventricular Septal Defects
  • Yeast Infection (Candidiasis)

Education & Awards

Dr. Foker graduated from Harvard University , Boston.


Dr. Foker has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview 
  • Childrens Health Care-Minneapolis 


  • German

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Additional Information
Dr. John E Foker MD and PHD is a male Surgeon, has 48 years of experience and practices in Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. John E. Foker practice?
Dr. John Foker has 1 office location.
Dr. John Foker practices Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Minneapolis, MN.
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