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Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
30 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Theodore Lillehei, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery is Excellent. Dr. Lillehei has been reviewed by 11 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.9
Promptness 4.8
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Theodore Lillehei, MD is board certified in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Coronary Disease
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse

Education & Awards

Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Twin Cities
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Lillehei has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Healtheast Woodwinds Hospital 
  • Healtheast St Joseph's Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Theodore J Lillehei MD is a male Surgeon, has 30 years of experience and practices in Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Theodore J. Lillehei practice?
Dr. Theodore Lillehei has 3 office locations.
Dr. Theodore Lillehei practices Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Saint Paul, MN.
Additional practice locations include: Saint Cloud, MN and Minneapolis, MN.
See Saint Paul Surgeons and Saint Paul Cardiothoracic Surgeons.