Craig E. Strauss, MD, MPH
Cardiologist, Medical Director, Minneapolis Heart Institute for Healthcare Delivery Innovation
Dr. Strauss graduated with AOA honors from Dartmouth Medical School, where he also received a Masters of Public Health degree through Dartmouth’s Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice. Prior to medical school, he graduated Summa cum Laude from Bowdoin College and worked as a strategic consultant for Bain & Company in Boston. Dr. Strauss completed his internal medicine residency at Abbott Northwestern Hospital and served as Chief Resident in 2008. He completed his Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship at the University of Minnesota.
Dr. Strauss has a strong interest in cardiovascular quality and outcomes and currently serves as Medical Director of the Minneapolis Heart Institute Center for Healthcare Delivery Innovation (MHI-HDI). He has been elected to serve on the Minneapolis Heart Institute Executive Committee and is actively involved in the AIM (Allina Integrated Medical) Network, serving as vice chair of the Finance and Payer Contracting committee. Dr. Strauss’ clinical work includes focus areas of both transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography, nuclear imaging, and general cardiology.