Emil Missov, MD, PhD

Emil Missov, MD, PhD


Specialties and Services

Languages I Speak

  • English

Hospital Privileges

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

Care Philosophy

I have a strong commitment to patient care delivered in a compassionate and supportive environment. I involve patients in the decision-making process, as I believe that successful treatment can only be achieved in a strong patient physician partnership.

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Techniques
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Echocardiography
  • Mechanical Circulatory Support
  • Non-Invasive Imaging of the Heart
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair (TMVR)

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • University of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria


  • University of Montpellier, France


  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
  • University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Other Education

  • University of Montpellier, France (PhD, Cardiovascular Disease)

Recognition and Leadership


  • Teacher of the Year (2007, 2010)


  • Medical Director, Lillehei Clinical Research Unit Laboratory, University of Minnesota
  • Director, Echocardiography Laboratory, University of Minnesota Medical Center

Academic Information

Associate Professor

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