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Brian Butkus, PA-C, AACC

(218) 249-3057
Brian Butkus PA-C, AACC
Primary Specialties
  • Cardiology
  • St. Luke's Cardiology Associates
    1001 East Superior Street, Suite 201
    Duluth, MN 55802
    (218) 249-3091


    Master of Science - Physician Assistant Studies, Augsburg College, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Master of Arts - Exercise Physiology, College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota
    Bachelor of Arts - Human Physiology, College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, MN


    Brian is a board certified physician assistant with St. Luke’s Cardiology Associates. He is an associate of the American College of Cardiology. Brian chairs the Committee for Anticoagulation at St. Luke’s.

    Brian’s interest in cardiology stems from his personal experiences. He lost several family members to cardiovascular disease when he was young. Brian now revolves his practice around educating patients on all options in health care, and navigating patients toward the greatest quality of life.

    Brian believes that exercise is the best way to prevent illness. Brian’s medical advice for patients is to make time for exercise now, or they will need to make time for illness later.

    Brian fell in love with Duluth during graduate school. He enjoys the honesty and integrity of its community, as well as its outdoor beauty. In his free time, Brian enjoys boating and fishing on Lake Superior, and hiking the Superior Trail. During the summer, Brian, his wife, and two young boys enjoy camping on the north shore.

    Clinical Interests/Expertise

    • Cardiovascular disease
    • Electrophysiology
    • Atrial fibrillation
    • Prevention of sudden cardiac death

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