Ryan Knoper, MD

Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery,

Ryan Knoper

Contact Info

rknoper@umn.edu

Fax 612-625-1683

Mailing Address:
Cardiothoracic Surgery
420 Delaware Street SE
Mayo Mail Code 207
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Administrative Assistant Name
Tina Russell

Administrative Phone
612-625-1096

Administrative Email
russe041@umn.edu

Administrative Fax Number
612-625-1683

Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery


Cardiothoracic Surgeon


MD, University of Arizona College of Medicine Tucson, Arizona

Residency, Rush University Medical Center/Cook County Hospital

Thoracic Surgery Fellowship, University of Minnesota

Summary

Expertise

  • Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Heart Transplantation

Awards & Recognition

  • Coleman Connolly Award in Thoracic Surgery, 2019
  • Trauma Surgery Resident of the Year, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL, 2016
  • Chief Resident of the Year, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, 2016

Professional Associations

  • American College of Surgeons, Associate Fellow
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Candidate Member
  • American Medical Association, Resident Member
  • International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation

Research

Research Summary/Interests

  • Genetic therapies of inherited myocardial diseases 
  • Expansion of cardiothoracic organ donor pool via novel technologies and expanded criteria 
  • Total arterial revascularization for coronary ischemia

Clinical

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery 

Clinical Interests

Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension, Surgical management of end stage heart disease, Cardiac transplantation, Mechanical circulatory support, ECMO, Coronary artery disease, Valvular heart disease, Transcatheter aortic valve replacement.