Brian M. Horst, MD


Cardiovascular Disease

Brian Horst, MD, Minneapolis Heart Institute at Ridgeview, is a general cardiologist with interests in valvular heart disease, structural heart disease, and coronary artery disease. He enjoys working with patients and their families to develop a treatment plan that incorporates clinical guidelines and patient input.

Dr. Horst received his medical degree from the Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He completed his Internal Medicine internship/residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota followed by general cardiology fellowship at the University Of Colorado School Of Medicine in Aurora, Colorado. He joined Essentia Health in Duluth in 2013. He recently practiced at HealthPartners as a staff cardiologist at HealthPartners/Regions Hospital in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Dr. Horst is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease, echocardiography, nuclear cardiology and Internal Medicine. He provides hospital service, clinic and echocardiography services at Ridgeview's Waconia Campus. He will also see patients Two Twelve Medical Center in Chaska.





Hospital Affiliations

  • Ridgeview Medical Center

Medical Education

Drexel University College of Medicine (Hahnemann)


Mayo Graduate School Medicine


University of Colorado School of Medicine