Robert Bache, MD

Professor of Medicine (Emeritus), Cardiovascular Division

Robert Bache

Contact Info

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

Administrative Assistant Name
Rosie Robinson

Administrative Email

Professor of Medicine (Emeritus), Cardiovascular Division


Medical School, Harvard University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Residency, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Fellowship, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC


A Minnesota native born in Red Lake Falls, Dr. Robert Bache obtained his undergraduate degree and an M.S. in physiology from the University of North Dakota, and his M.D. at Harvard Medical School. After internal medicine training at the University of Minnesota and a cardiology fellowship at Duke University, Dr. Bache joined the faculty of the Duke University Medical Center, where he attained the rank of associate professor. In 1976, Dr. Bache became a faculty member in the University of Minnesota Cardiovascular Division where he is a Professor in the Department of Medicine.

Awards & Recognition

  • Hero Award for Research Achievement, American Heart Association (2008)
  • George E. Brown Memorial Lecturer, American Heart Association (2001)
  • Scientific Councils Distinguished Achievement Award, American Heart Association (1995)
  • Merit Award, National Institutes of Health (1995)
  • Career Development Award, U.S. Public Health Service (1995)


Research Summary/Interests

  • Coronary Circulation
  • Energy Production


Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiology

Clinical Interests

Cardiology; Noninvasive cardiac imaging; Echocardiography; Internal medicine

Hospital Privileges

University of Minnesota Health Maple Grove Clinics; Fairview Northland Medical Center; Fairview Ridges Hospital; Fairview Southdale Hospital; University of Minnesota Medical Center