Dr. Andrew Chiu, MD

  • Cardiology

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  • Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center (Duluth)
  • Cardiology - Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center (Duluth)
    218-786-3443 888-253-0394
  • Cardiology - Essentia Health-Virginia Clinic
    218-305-0134
  • Essentia Health-Virginia Clinic
    218-305-0201 800-662-5728

Languages

  • English

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Bio

Dr. Chiu has served previously as the Director of the Noninvasive Cardiovascular Laboratory and Chair of Cardiovascular Medicine and Surgery at St. Mary’s Medical Center. He joined Duluth Clinic in 1996 which together with the Benedictine Health System formed Essentia Health.

Dr. Chiu graduated Bachelor of Science in Biology with College Honors from the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington 1985. He completed his Doctorate in Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine in 1989. After intern year in Medicine-Pediatrics, he elected and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinics in 1992. After a transitional year in basic and clinical research in hypertension holding a joint appointment through the University of Minnesota and the Veteran’s Administration Medical Center in Minneapolis, he went on to complete cardiology fellowship at Cleveland Clinic in 1996.

Dr. Chiu has contributed in efforts to found the preventive cardiology and the enhanced external counter-pulsation programs. His focus and interests are in noninvasive cardiology including transesophageal and transthoracic echocardiography, nuclear cardiology and noninvasive testing.

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Biography

Dr. Chiu has served previously as the Director of the Noninvasive Cardiovascular Laboratory and Chair of Cardiovascular Medicine and Surgery at St. Mary’s Medical Center. He joined Duluth Clinic in 1996 which together with the Benedictine Health System formed Essentia Health.

Dr. Chiu graduated Bachelor of Science in Biology with College Honors from the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington 1985. He completed his Doctorate in Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine in 1989. After intern year in Medicine-Pediatrics, he elected and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinics in 1992. After a transitional year in basic and clinical research in hypertension holding a joint appointment through the University of Minnesota and the Veteran’s Administration Medical Center in Minneapolis, he went on to complete cardiology fellowship at Cleveland Clinic in 1996.

Dr. Chiu has contributed in efforts to found the preventive cardiology and the enhanced external counter-pulsation programs. His focus and interests are in noninvasive cardiology including transesophageal and transthoracic echocardiography, nuclear cardiology and noninvasive testing.

Conditions Treated

  • Angina
  • Anomalous coronary artery
  • Aortic aneurysm
  • Aortic regurgitation
  • Aortic stenosis
  • Aortic syndromes
  • Aortic valve disease
  • Aortic valve disorder
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis (heart)
  • Athletic heart syndrome
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Atrial flutter
  • Atrial tachycardia
  • Atrioventricular block
  • Atrioventricular block (complete)
  • AV nodal arrhythmia
  • Bacterial endocarditis (acute)
  • Bicuspid aortic valve
  • Blood clot
  • Bradycardia
  • Brugada syndrome
  • Calcium score (abnormal)
  • Cardiac amyloid
  • Cardiac angina
  • Cardiac arrest
  • Cardiac channelopathies
  • Cardiac conduction defects
  • Cardiac disease (pregnancy)
  • Cardiac sarcoidosis
  • Cardiac sarcoma
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy (ischemic)
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Carotid artery disease
  • Chest pain
  • Cholesterol disorders
  • Conduction defects
  • Congenital heart block
  • Congenital heart defects
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Coronary angiography (abnormal)
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Coronary artery fistula
  • Coronary syndrome (acute)
  • Dyspnea on exertion
  • EKG (abnormal)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart attack
  • Heart defects
  • Heart disease
  • Heart failure
  • Heart failure (advanced)
  • Heart murmur
  • Heart racing
  • Heart rhythm disorder
  • Heart valve disorders
  • Heart valve regurgitation
  • Heart valve stenosis
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • Infiltrative cardiomyopathies
  • Left bundle branch block
  • Long QT syndrome
  • Mitral regurgitation
  • Mitral stenosis
  • Mitral valve disease
  • Myocardial infarction
  • Myocarditis
  • Myocardium disorders
  • Myxoma
  • Palpitations
  • Papillary muscle disorders
  • Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia
  • Paroxysmal ventricular tachycardia
  • Pericarditis
  • Pericardium disorders
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Polymorphic ventricular tachycardia
  • Postural tachycardia syndrome
  • Premature heartbeats
  • Premature ventricular contractions (PVCs)
  • Prinzmetals angina
  • Pulmonary artery stenosis
  • Pulmonary edema
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Pulmonary valve disease
  • Rheumatic mitral stenosis
  • Right bundle branch block
  • Short QT syndrome
  • Sinoatrial node dysfunction
  • Sinus node dysfunction
  • Stent thrombosis
  • Stress test (abnormal)
  • Supraventricular tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia
  • Thrombosis
  • Transposition of the great vessels
  • Tricuspid regurgitation
  • Tricuspid valve disease
  • Trifascicular block
  • Vasculitis
  • Ventricular fibrillation
  • Ventricular hypertrophy
  • Ventricular tachycardia
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome

Education & Certifications

Education

Medical Degree, University of WA Medical Center, Seattle, WA

Residency

University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN - Internal Medicine

Fellowship

Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH - Cardiovascular Disease

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease