Board of Councilors


Immediate Past President
Stephen J. Smalley, M.D., FACC
HealthPartners
9828 51st St N
Lake Elmo, MN 55042
Term Dates: 05/01/2019 – 05/01/2022

President
Retu Saxena, M.D., FACC
Minneapolis Heart Institute
920 East 28th St
Minneapolis, MN 55407
Term Dates: 05/01/2021 – 05/01/2023

Past President
Randall P. Stark, M.D., FACC
Metropolitan Heart and Vascular Institute
4040 Coon Rapids Blvd, Ste 120
Minneapolis, MN 55433
Term Dates: 05/01/2019 – 05/01/2022

Secretary-Treasurer
Sharath S. Subramanian, MBBS, M.D., FACC
Centracare Heart & Vascular Center
1406 6th Ave North
St. Cloud, MN 56303
Term Dates: 05/01/2021 – 05/01/2022

Member
Mohamed Alkhouli, M.D., FACC
Mayo Clinic
200 First St. SW
Rochester, MN 55902
Term Dates: 05/01/2020 – 05/01/2022

Member
Michelle Carlson, M.D., FACC
Hennepin Healthcare
715 S. 8th St.
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Term dates: 01/01/2022 – 05/01/2024

Member
Joshua Buckler, M.D., FACC
Minneapolis Heart Institute
920 E 28th St
Minneapolis, MN 55407
Term dates: 05/01/2021 – 05/01/2022

CV Team Member
Diane Cassady, NP
Minneapolis Heart Institute
920 East 28th St
Minneapolis, MN 55407
Term Dates: 01/01/2022 – 05/01/2023

FIT Member
Daniel Marcos Gonzales, M.D.
University of Minnesota
401 East River Parkway, Suite 131
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Term dates: 05/01/2021 – 05/01/2022

Member
Mario Göessl, M.D., FACC
Minneapolis Heart Institute
920 East 28th St.
Minneapolis, MN 55407
Term Dates: 05/01/2019 – 05/01/2021

FIT Member
Joe Jensen, M.D.
Hennepin Healthcare / Minneapolis Heart Institute
2800 Chicago Ave Ste 250
Minneapolis, MN, 55407
Term dates: 05/01/2021 – 05/01/2022

Member
Catherine Benziger, M.D., MPH, FACC
Essentia Health
Duluth, MN 55805
Term Dates: 11/01/2021 – 05/01/2023

Member
Sushil Allen Luis, M.B.B.S, FACC
Mayo Clinic
200 First St. SW
Rochester, MN 55905
Term Dates: 05/01/2020 – 05/01/2022

Member
Rekha Mankad, M.D., FACC
Mayo Clinic
200 First St. SW
Rochester, MN 55905
Term Dates: 05/01/2021 – 05/01/2023

Member
David Miranda-Herrera, M.D., FACC
CentraCare Heart and Vascular Center Clinic
1200 6th Ave. N
Saint Cloud, MN 56303
Term Dates: 05/01/2020 – 05/01/2022

Member
Carmelo Panetta, M.D., FACC
HealthEast Heart Care St. Joseph’s Hospital
45 W 10th St.
St. Paul, MN 55102
Term Dates: 05/01/2020 – 05/01/2022

Member
Amin Rahmatullah, M.B.B.S, FACC
Metropolitan Cardiology Consultants
4040 Coon Rapids Blvd, Suite #120
Coon Rapids, MN 55433
Term Dates: 05/01/2020 – 05/01/2022

CV Team Member
Laura Ross, PA-C
HealthPartners
6500 Excelsior Blvd
Saint Louis Park, MN 55426-4702
Term dates: 05/01/2021 – 05/01/2022

FIT Member
Samantha (Sami) Ryan, M.D.
Mayo Clinic
200 First Street SW
Rochester, MN 55905
Term dates: 05/01/2021 – 05/01/2022

Executive Director
Shelby Couch
4248 Park Glen Road
Minneapolis, MN 55416
(952) 928-4668
scouch@accmn.org

Member
Michael Peterson, M.D., FACC
United Heart and Vascular Clinic
St. Paul, MN 55905
Term dates: 01/01/2022 – 05/01/2023