Matthew R. Soule, MD

Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery

Matthew R. Soule

Contact Info

Office Phone 612-725-2148

Fax 612-467-4933

Office Address:
Minneapolis VA Health Care System
One Veterans Drive (112)
Minneapolis, MN 55417

Administrative Assistant Name
Caroline Orth

Administrative Phone

Administrative Email

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Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery

Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Minneapolis VA Health Care System

MD, University of North Dakota School of Medicine, Grand Forks, ND

Residency, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH

Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN



  • Adult cardiothoracic surgery
  • Lung transplantation

Awards & Recognition

  • 2017 - 2019 Mpls. St. Paul Magazine’s Top Doctors-Rising Stars
  • 2017 - Coleman Connolly Award, University of Minnesota Department of Surgery
  • 2009 - North Dakota Medical Association Student Award
  • 2009 - UND School of Medicine Department of Surgery Senior Award
  • 2007 - Gustave Golseth & Wesley Morrish Medical Scholarship
  • 2007 - AMA Foundation Scholar’s Award

Professional Associations

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association


Research Summary/Interests

  • Optimization of organ donor selection
  • Use of mechanical circulatory support perioperatively in transplant recipients
  • Transcatheter heart valve therapies


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery

Clinical Interests

Myocardial revascularization; Valve repair and replacement; Lung transplantation