Stephen Battista, MD, FACC

Stephen Battista, MD, FACC

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Specialties and Services

Health Networks

  • University of Minnesota Physicians

Languages I Speak

  • English

Hospital Privileges

  • Fairview Northland Medical Center
  • Fairview Ridges Hospital
  • Fairview Southdale Hospital
  • University of Minnesota Medical Center

Care Philosophy

I think all patients are unique and need to be evaluated and tested in a sensitive and caring manner. The best care results from the appropriate blend of science and compassion.

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Preventative cardiology

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • University of Texas Medical School, Houston


  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas (Internal Medicine)


  • University of Massachusetts (Cardiology)
  • University of Minnesota (Interventional Cardiology)

Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease

Recognition and Leadership


  • Minnesota Monthly Magazine “Top Doctors” (2014-2018)
  • Mpls.St.Paul Magazine "Top Doctor" (2003-2009, 2011-2019)
  • Minnesota Monthly Magazine "Best Doctors for Women" (2011, 2013, 2014)
  • Physician of the Year 2012, Fairview Southdale Hospital
  • Outstanding Student in Internal Medicine (1985)
  • Gold-Headed Cane Award


  • Cardiovascular Committee Member, Fairview Southdale Hospital (1994-present)
  • Member Executive Committee, University of Minnesota Health Heart Care (1997-present)
  • Chair, Board of Trustees, Fairview Southdale Hospital (2013-2015)
  • Chief of Credential Committee, Fairview Southdale Hospital (2011-2012)
  • Chief of Staff, Fairview Southdale Hospital (2010-2011)