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Leif Christianson,FACC,MD

Primary Service
  • Cardiology
Additional Services
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
Areas of Interest

STEMI, Door to balloon time

College
  • Microbiology, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ
Medical School
  • American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Netherlands Antilles, IT
Residency
  • Internal Medicine, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO
Fellowship
  • Cardiovascular Disease & Interventional Cardiology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
Biography

He has research experience in heart attacks and cardiac rehabilitation. He is a member of the American College of Cardiology.

Board certifications
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine
Interventional Cardiology, American Board of Internal Medicine

Philosophy of care
"A solid patient-physician relationship is built on trust and communication."

Why Dr. Christianson went into medicine
"I shadowed my high school soccer coach, who was an interventional cardiologist, one summer during college. After I saw the first angiogram, I knew that’s what I wanted to do."

Favorite advice to give to patients
"Stay active, no matter what kind of activity it is!"

Hometown
Fargo, North Dakota

Hobbies
Hockey, snowboarding, fishing

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