Charles Pinkerman - DO, FACC

Charles Pinkerman - DO, FACC

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My Areas of Practice
Pulmonary hypertension, Congestive heart failure, Nuclear cardiology

General Information

Gender: Male

Accepting New Patients: Yes


Practices at

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

1415 St. Francis Ave.
Shakopee, MN 55379

Heart and Vascular Center
6500 Excelsior Blvd.

Ground floor and floor 3
St. Louis Park, MN 55426

Education & Certifications

Internal Medicine Residency: University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

Certification: Subspecialty Board of Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiology Fellowship: University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

Certification: Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology

Chief, Internal Medicine Resident: University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine
2001, 2012

Internship: Genesys Regional Medical Center
Grand Blanc, MI

BS: University of Wisconsin
Madison, WI

DO  (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine): Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI

MHA (Masters in Healthcare Administration): University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

Professional Associations & Awards

American College of Cardiology; American Society of Nuclear Cardiology; American Society of Echocardiography; Pulmonary Hypertension Association


My profession as a cardiologist gives me the privilege of caring for patients with heart disease. Although I treat adult patients with all forms of heart disease, I have a particular interest in congestive heart failure and pulmonary hypertension. I also spend a large portion of my time interpreting cardiac imaging tests that help evaluate the structure and function of the heart. I strongly believe that a physician should be a teacher. I make it a priority to educate my patients about their medical concerns to the best of my ability. The decision to accept various treatments for a disease is often complicated and I believe it is important to form a partnership with my patients to best achieve this. Forming and maintaining these enduring partnerships with my patients has been the most rewarding aspect of my career.