Amit Bhargava, MD

Thoracic Surgeon

Health Networks

  • University of Minnesota Physicians

Languages I Speak

  • English
  • Spanish

Hospital Privileges

  • University of Minnesota Medical Center
  • Fairview Ridges Hospital

Care Philosophy

My patients are often dealing with serious and life-changing conditions. I am committed to providing the best care for each of my patients, with compassion and appropriate, state-of-the-art therapies.

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Access to health care
  • Endobronchial valves
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Lung cancer

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI


  • New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens, Flushing, NY (1999-2001); NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY (2003-2007)


  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA . Cardiothoracic Surgery; University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA. Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery fellowship

Other Education

  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY - Surgical Oncology Research Fellowship

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery; American Board of Surgery

Academic Information

Assistant Professor