Jason Bartos, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division

Jason Bartos

Contact Info

Mailing Address:
420 Delaware Street SE
MMC 508 Mayo
8508A (Campus Delivery Code)
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Administrative Assistant Name
Kathy Vang

Administrative Email

Additional Locations

MHealth Clinics and Surgery Center

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division


Medical School, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA

Residency, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Fellowship, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

PhD, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Bachelor's, St. John's University, Collegeville, MN


Dr. Jason Bartos was born and raised in Maple Plain, MN. He completed his undergraduate work in Chemistry and Psychology at St. John’s University and went on to earn his PhD in Pharmacology from the University of Iowa. He then moved to Stanford University School of Medicine where he earned his MD and completed Internal Medicine residency. He moved to the University of Minnesota in 2012 where he completed fellowships in Cardiovascular Medicine, Critical Care Cardiology, and Interventional Cardiology.

Dr. Bartos is board-certified in internal medicine, cardiology, critical care medicine, and interventional cardiology. His clinical interests include cardiac critical care, resuscitation, advanced hemodynamic support, pulmonary embolus, and coronary artery disease and intervention. He is the Medical Director of the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit.

Dr. Bartos’s research interests include resuscitation, advanced hemodynamic support, and recovery from cardiac arrest. He has performed research in the field of ischemia and reperfusion injury for 20 years describing the molecular pathways of injury in models of cerebral ischemia and investigating potential therapies to mitigate the effects of reperfusion injury in heart transplantation, myocardial infarction, and refractory cardiac arrest. Dr. Bartos is the Associate Medical Director of the Center for Resuscitation Medicine at the University of Minnesota and the President of the Minnesota Mobile Resuscitation Consortium where he works to improve survival for patients suffering cardiac arrest. This work has resulted in the development of protocols utilizing rapid transport from the field, peripherally placed veno-arterial ECMO, coronary reperfusion, and subsequent cardiac intensive care to improve outcomes for patients with refractory VT/VF cardiac arrest.

Awards & Recognition

  • Mpls.St.Paul Magazine “Top Doctors: Rising Star” (2020)
  • Minnesota Monthly’s “Top Doctor” (2018, 2019)
  • University of Minnesota Medical Center Cardiovascular Fellowship Teacher of the Year Award. (2018, 2019)
  • American Heart Association/Resuscitation Science Symposium: Young Investigator Award. (2015, 2017, 2018)
  • Lillehei Scholar; Cardiovascular Division, University of Minnesota. (2012-2015)
  • Arnold P. Gold Foundation’s Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award; Stanford Medical School. (2011)
  • American Medical Association Physicians of Tomorrow Scholarship. (2009)


Research Summary/Interests

  • Resuscitation
  • CPR
  • Reperfusion injury
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Advanced Hemodynamic Support (ECMO)


  1. Bartos, J.A., Frascone, R.J., Conterato, M., Wesley, K., Lick, C., Sipprell, K., Vuljaj, N., Burnett, A., Peterson, B.K., Simpson, N., Ham, K., Bruen, C., Woster, C., Haley, K.B., Moore, J., Trigger, B., Hodgson, L., Harkins, K., Kosmopoulos, M., Aufderheide, T.P., Tolar, J., Yannopoulos, D. The Minnesota Mobile Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Consortium for treatment of out-of-hospital refractory ventricular fibrillation: Program description, performance, and outcomes. EClinicalMedicine. 29-30, 2020. PMID 33437949.
  2. Yannopoulos, D, Bartos, J., Raveendran, G., Walser, E., Connett, J., Murray, T.A., Collins, G., Zhang, L., Kalra, R., Kosmopoulos, M., John, R., Shaffer, A., Frascone, R.J., Wesley, K., Conterato, M., Biros, M., Aufderheide, T.P. Advanced reperfusion strategies for refractory ventricular fibrillation out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: The ARREST trial. A single center, open label, randomized control trial. The Lancet. 396(10265): 1807-1816, 2020. PMID 33197396.
  3. Bartos, J.A., Grunau, B., Carlson, C., Duval, S., Ripeckyj, A., Kalra, R., Raveendran, G., John, R., Conterato, M., Frascone, R.J., Trembley, A., Aufderheide, T.P., Yannopoulos, D. Improved survival with extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation despite progressive metabolic derangement associated with prolonged resuscitation. Circulation. 141(11): 887-890, 2020. PMID 31896278.
  4. Bartos, J.A., Carlson, K., Carlson, C., Raveendran, G., John, R., Aufderheide, T.P., Yannopoulos, D. Surviving refractory out-of-hospital ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest: Critical Care and Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Management. Resuscitation. 132: 47-55, 2018. PMID 30171974.
  5. Bartos, J.A., Voicu, S., Matsuura, T.R., Tsangaris, A., Sideris, G., Oestreich, B.A., George, S.A., Olson, M., Chandra Shekar, K., Rees, J.N., Carlson, K., Sebastian, P., McKnite, S., Raveendran, G., Aufderheide, T.P., Yannopoulos, D. Role of epinephrine and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in the management of ischemic refractory ventricular fibrillation – a randomized trial in pigs. J Am Coll Cardiol Basic Trans Sci. 2(3): 244-253, 2017. PMID 29152600.



University of Minnesota Medical Center;University of Minnesota Physicians Heart at Fairview

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

Clinical Interests

Advanced hemodynamic support, Cardiac critical care, Coronary artery disease and intervention, Pulmonary embolus, Resuscitation

Hospital Privileges

M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center