Cindy M. Martin, MD

Cindy M. Martin, MD

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Specialties and Services

Health Networks

  • University of Minnesota Physicians

Languages I Speak

  • English

Hospital Privileges

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

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Advanced Heart Failure
  • Inherited/Genetic Cardiomyopathies
  • Mechanical Circulatory Support

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • Louisiana State University Medical Center, Shreveport, LA


  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas TX


  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Cardiology
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease certification from the American Board of Internal Medicine

Recognition and Leadership


  • Mpls.St.Paul Magazine "Top Doctor" (2018, 2019)
  • Minnesota Monthly Magazine “Top Doctors” (2016, 2017)
  • Bacaner Research Award in Basic Medical Sciences (2009)
  • Keystone Symposia Scholarship (2007)
  • Diplomat in Cardiology, American Board of Internal Medicine (2007)
  • GlaxoSmithKline International Young Investigators Award (2006)
  • Matthew Gregory Frank Memorial Award (2006)


  • Co-Director, Adult Congenital and Cardiovascular Genetics Center, University of Minnesota
  • Director, Lillehei Heart Institute Stem Cell Flow Facility, University of Minnesota
  • Lillehei Heart Institute-Endowed Scholar, University of Minnesota
  • Medical Director of the Heart Failure Program

Academic Information

Assistant Professor

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