Dr. Nicole Worden, MD

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

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  • Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center (Duluth)
  • Cardiology - Essentia Health-Grand Rapids Clinic
    218-786-3443
  • Cardiology - Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center (Duluth)
    218-786-3443 888-253-0394
  • Essentia Health-Grand Rapids Clinic
    218-322-4900
  • Interventional Cardiology - Essentia Health-Grand Rapids Clinic
    218-322-4900
  • Interventional Cardiology - Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center (Duluth)
    218-786-3443 888-253-0394

Languages

  • English

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Bio

Dr. Worden is an interventional cardiologist who joined the Essentia Health Heart and Vascular Center in 2018.  She received her Medical Doctorate from the University of Iowa where she remained to complete her training in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, and Interventional Cardiology.  She currently serves as the Medical Director of the STEMI program which has led many statewide initiatives for the care of patients with acute myocardial infarction.

She was recognized throughout her training with several awards.  She received the Ernest I. Thielen Award for best resident performance in the cardiac ICU in 2014.  She received the CEO Making a Difference Award at the University of Iowa in 2014.  In 2015, she received the Women in Cardiology Training Award for Excellence. 

Dr. Wordens’ interests include high-risk percutaneous coronary intervention, mechanical circulatory support, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, and care of women with cardiac disease. 

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Biography

Dr. Worden is an interventional cardiologist who joined the Essentia Health Heart and Vascular Center in 2018.  She received her Medical Doctorate from the University of Iowa where she remained to complete her training in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, and Interventional Cardiology.  She currently serves as the Medical Director of the STEMI program which has led many statewide initiatives for the care of patients with acute myocardial infarction.

She was recognized throughout her training with several awards.  She received the Ernest I. Thielen Award for best resident performance in the cardiac ICU in 2014.  She received the CEO Making a Difference Award at the University of Iowa in 2014.  In 2015, she received the Women in Cardiology Training Award for Excellence. 

Dr. Wordens’ interests include high-risk percutaneous coronary intervention, mechanical circulatory support, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, and care of women with cardiac disease. 

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 Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA

Residency

University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA - Internal Medicine

Fellowship

University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA - Cardiovascular Disease
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA - Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease
  • National Board of Echocardiography - Echocardiography
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Interventional Cardiology