Herbert B. Ward, MD, PhD

Herbert B. Ward, MD, PhD

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Specialties and Services

Languages I Speak

  • English

Hospital Privileges

  • Fairview Southdale Hospital
  • University of Minnesota Medical Center

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Great Vessel and Valve Repair
  • Prophylactic Coronary Revascularization Before Peripheral Vascular Surgery
  • Surgery for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN


  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN


  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery

Recognition and Leadership


  • NIH Traineeship Award
  • Minnesota Heart Association Young Investigator Award
  • Resident's Research Prize


  • Associate Director, Fellowship Program, Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Minnesota (1996-2003)
  • C. Walton and Richard C. Lillehei Professor and Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Minnesota
  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology
  • Member, Americaon Association for Thoracic Surgery
  • Member, Lillehei Surgical Society

Academic Information


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