Care Team

Buffalo



Stefan De Boel, MD

Dr. Stefan De Boel is board certified in cardiovascular disease and internal medicine. He earned his medical degree at the University of Brussels Medical School in Belgium. He completed internal medicine residencies at the University of Brussels and Hennepin County Medical Center and a cardiology fellowship at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Prior to joining North Memorial Heart & Vascular Institute, Dr. De Boel practiced at MeritCare Health System in Fargo, ND.

Ethan Fruechte, MD

Dr. Ethan Fruechte is board certified in cardiovascular disease, clinical cardiac electrophysiology and internal medicine. Dr. Fruechte earned his medical degree from the University of Minnesota School of Medicine. He completed his internal medicine internship and residency at Hennepin County Medical Center and fellowships in cardiovascular disease and clinical cardiac electrophysiology at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire.

Subash Harwalkar, MD

Dr. Subash Harwalkar is board certified in cardiovascular disease and internal medicine. Dr. Harwalkar earned his medical degree from Osmania Medical College in Pradesh, India. He completed an internal medicine residency and a cardiology fellowship at the University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinics. Prior to joining North Memorial Heart & Vascular Institute, Dr. Subash Harwalkar was a clinical instructor in the Cardiology Department at the University of Minnesota.

Paul Sander, MD

Dr. Paul Sander is board certified in cardiovascular disease, cardiac CTA and nuclear cardiology. Dr. Sander earned his medical degree from the University of Minnesota School of Medicine. He completed his residency and cardiology fellowship at the University of Minnesota Hospital & Clinics. Prior to joining North Memorial Heart & Vascular Institute, Dr. Sander practiced in Orlando, FL and directed the following programs: Cardiac CTA, Chest Pain Center and Heart Failure.

Retu Saxena, MD

Dr. Retu Saxena is board certified in cardiovascular disease, echocardiography, internal medicine and nuclear cardiology. Dr. Saxena earned her medical degree from the University of Minnesota School of Medicine. She completed her residency and fellowship at Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland. She also completed a fellowship in critical care medicine while at Oregon Health Sciences University. Prior to joining North Memorial Heart & Vascular Institute, Dr. Saxena directed the echocardiography lab and ran the women's heart program at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque.

George Tadros, MD

Dr. George Tadros is board certified in cardiovascular disease and internal medicine. Dr. Tadros earned his medical degree from Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt. He completed his residency at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA and completed his cardiology and interventional cardiology fellowships at the University of Minnesota Hospitals and Clinics. Dr. Tadros also earned a master's of science degree in clinical research from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health.

Richard Taylor, MD

Dr. Richard Taylor is board certified in cardiovascular disease and electrophysiology. Dr. Taylor earned his medical degree from the University of Illinois, College of Medicine in Chicago. He completed his internal medicine residency at the Kaiser Foundation Hospital in Los Angeles and completed his cardiology and electrophysiology fellowships at the Wadsworth Veterans Administration Hospital in Los Angeles. Prior to joining North Memorial Heart & Vascular Institute, Dr. Taylor practiced in Duluth and Minneapolis.