Ranjit John, MD

Ranjit John, MD

Cardiovascular Surgeon
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Health Networks

  • University of Minnesota Physicians

Languages I Speak

  • English

Hospital Privileges

  • University of Minnesota Medical Center

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • Christian Medical College, Vellore, India


  • New York Medical College, Bronx, NY


  • New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Recognition and Leadership


  • Mpls.St.Paul Magazine "Top Doctor" (2016-2019)
  • Minnesota Monthly Magazine "Best Doctors" (2016, 2018)
  • U.S. News & World Report - Top Doctor (2012)
  • Inaugural W. Gerald Austen Young Investigator Award, Society of Thoracic Surgeons (2008)
  • Young Investigator Award, American Society of Transplant Surgeons (1999)
  • Sommervell Prize in Clinical Surgery (1989)
  • Mary Israel Prize in Medicine (1989)
  • John S. Carman Prize in Surgery (1989)
  • Edward Gault Prize in Pathology (1986)


  • Director, Ventricular Assist Device Program (2009-present)
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Member, Society of University Surgeons
  • Director, National Training Site for HeartMate II and CentriMag Devices
  • Past Medical Director, Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit
  • Surgical Director, ECMO Program

Academic Information

Associate Professor

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