David G. Benditt, MD, FACC, FRCPC, FHRS

David G. Benditt, MD, FACC, FRCPC, FHRS

Cardiac Electrophysiologist

Specialties and Services

Health Networks

  • University of Minnesota Physicians

Languages I Speak

  • French
  • English

Hospital Privileges

  • Fairview Lakes Medical Center
  • Maple Grove Hospital
  • Fairview Ridges Hospital
  • Fairview Southdale Hospital
  • University of Minnesota Medical Center

Care Philosophy

Dr. Benditt works with many companies to provide the newest drugs and devices for treating arrhythmia and fainting spells. He collaborates with each patient's family physician.

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Autonomic dysfunction
  • Defibrillator therapy
  • Heart rhythm disturbances
  • Subcutaneous cardiac monitoring

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba


  • University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba


  • Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

Board Certifications

  • North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology
  • Certificate of Special Competency in Cardiac Pacing

Recognition and Leadership


  • Best Doctors in America (2011-2013)
  • Pioneer in Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology, Heart Rhythm Society (2007)
  • Clinical Excellence Award, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota (2010)
  • American Heart Association Heart and Stroke Hero (2011)


  • Former President, Heart Rhythm Society
  • Former President, Minnesota Heart Association

Academic Information


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