Rufino Festin - MD, FACC

Rufino Festin - MD, FACC

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My Areas of Practice
Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging, Cardiovasular computed tomography, Echocardiography, Nuclear cardiology, Heart failure

General Information

Gender: Male

Accepting New Patients: Yes

Additional Languages
  • Tagalog

Practices at

Maple Grove Clinic and Specialty Center
9555 Upland Lane N
Maple Grove, MN 55369

Methodist Hospital
6500 Excelsior Blvd.
St. Louis Park, MN 55426

Heart and Vascular Center
6500 Excelsior Blvd.

Floors 1-3
St. Louis Park, MN 55426

Education & Certifications

Fellowship: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Cardiovascular Diseases
Iowa City, IA

Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine
Cardiovascular Diseases

Certification: Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology
Nuclear cardiology

Certification: National Board of Echocardiography

Certification: Certification Board of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
Cardiac CT

Residency: University of Illinois Chicago/Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Chicago, IL

Residency: University of the Philippines/Philippine General Hospital Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Manila, Philippines

Medical School: University of the Philippines College of Medicine
Manila, Philippines

Professional Associations & Awards

American College of Cardiology; Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance; Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography; American Society of Echocardiography; American Society of Nuclear Cardiology; Heart Failure Society of America


My patients always come first. I value their trust in me and it is important that I uphold such trust. Prior to becoming a cardiologist, I spent 5 years working as an internist at Tulane University. I completed my cardiology training at the University of Iowa where I also stayed on faculty for 1 year. I enjoy caring for patients with heart failure, coronary artery disease and valvular heart conditions. I have a particular interest in echocardiography, nuclear cardiology and more recently, cardiac MRI and CT. I have a very sweet wife and two wonderful kids whom I enjoy spending time with.