Luis A. Pagan-Carlo, MD, FACC, a Cardiologist with AllinaHealth Lakeville Clinic and Minneapolis Heart Institute

Get to know Cardiologist, Dr. Luis A. Pagan-Carlo, who serves patients in Minnesota

Dr. Pagan-Carlo is a board-certified cardiologist who practices at AllinaHealth Lakeville Clinic in lakeville, Minnesota, and the Minneapolis Heart Institute at its locations in Hutchinson, Morris, and New Ulm, Minnesota. Dr. Pagan-Carlo has special interests in echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, general cardiology, and transesophageal echocardiography. He maintains a hospital affiliation with Abbott Northwestern Hospital and  is on staff at Lake Country Medical Group. Moreover, Dr. Pagan-Carlo is the Founder of Avyscoer Freelance in Savage, Minnesota, a startup company that offers digital cardiac consultation and remote Imaging interpretation, as well as production, distribution, and marketing of sonic Boost, among others. 

“The Minneapolis Heart Institute® at Abbott Northwestern Hospital is recognized internationally as one of the world’s leading providers of heart and vascular care. We have developed an Integrated Cardiovascular Care Model, involving groundbreaking clinical research, scientific innovation, and premier medical care with top-ranked physicians throughout the Midwest, that are blurring the lines between today’s advanced clinical practices and tomorrow’s possibilities”, states the official website of The Minneapolis Heart Institute.

Dr. Pagan-Carlo earned his medical degree at Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1991. He then served an internal medicine residency at the University of Minnesota School of Medicine in Minneapolis, Minnesota (1991-1994). Dr. Pagan-Carlo pursued a cardiovascular fellowship at the University of Iowa, which he completed in 1997. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering acquired in 1985 at Boston University, as well as a e Master of Science degree in Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering received in 1990 at Penn State University

Subsequent to his education, the doctor attained board certification in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease medicine through the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The American Board of Internal Medicine is a 501 nonprofit, self-appointed physician-evaluation organization that certifies physicians practicing internal medicine and its subspecialties.

Cardiology is a branch of medicine that deals with the disorders of the heart as well as some parts of the circulatory system. The field includes medical diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease and electrophysiology.

Dr. Pagan-Carlo has published several articles in peer-reviewed journals and has successfully lectured at a number of medical symposia. a member of the American Heart Association and the American Medical Association, he attained the coveted title of Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC).

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