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Paul L. Carpenter

Paul L. Carpenter, MD, FACC

Cardiology and Cardiovascular Disease
4.9 / 5 (Based on 220 Ratings) Learn More

Office Information

About Me



University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Medical School


Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, MN, Internal Medicine


Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, MN, Cardiology

Professional Memberships

Fellow, American College of Cardiology; Member, American College of Physicians; Past College Governor for South Dakota, American College of Cardiology; Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine


American Board of Internal Medicine; Subspecialty in Cardiovascular Disease


October 16, 2020
All went well as usual
October 01, 2020
Yes, everything there was very good except for one thing doctor was supposed to call me back. The day after the experience and let me know what the results were and he didn't do that. That's all.
September 28, 2020
Everyone I worked with was very considerate, pleasant, helpful, and professional. I greatly appreciated that I was able to complete all of the tests while I was in town and did not have to make a second trip. I may not have completely understood or remember everything because it was new and a lot of information to take in, but I came away feeling I am in good hands.
September 28, 2020
Dr. Carpenter is the best.
September 18, 2020
It was stressful as all medical things are but I felt very comfortable with my care. All the doctors and staff I had contact with were very kind and helpful.
August 26, 2020
I have always been treated with respect. I have never felt rushed with my provider or his staff. They are genuinely caring.
August 25, 2020
Dr. Paul Carpenter is a caring, careful wonderful cardiologist. We appreciate his counsel and wisdom,
August 24, 2020
Yeah, I would like to say, that Dr. Carpenter is an awesome doctor. He's got the best bed side manner, always a positive outlook on life, and just a great guy to talk to you. He really listen to you, and he knows what he's talking about. So, I would highly recommend Dr. Carpenter, and just absolutely love his disposition. Just great. Great great guy, a great asset to North Central heart. Thank you very much.
July 20, 2020
I was first questioned by a nurse "Jill" and I felt she was sincerely interested in my input. Dr Carpenter gave me ample time to answer his questions and spent time answering my many questions. I appreciate the service and concern I receive at North Central from the entire staff.
July 20, 2020
north central heart if a wonderful place....I tell everyone that's where they should go is they have a heart'd be surprised HOW many of your patients came from me...LOL.....
July 02, 2020
Hi, I was very impressed with everybody that took care of me from registration prep for my stress test stress test people. They were just excellent. I work at the heart hospital and you don't really see what goes on behind closed doors, but I was very impressed and they did their job very well. I am really happy with the way things went and I would highly recommend the clinic North Central heart and the Heart Hospital. It was great.
June 25, 2020
They were wonderful. Everything from check in to check out, to explaining exactly what was going to happen, or why there was a delay. They're all incredible. Thank you so much.
June 17, 2020
I was treated promptly and with respect. Good experience. Thank you.
June 09, 2020
When I left your facility, I was still a little unsure on what direction we were going to solve my issues. I hope that helps.
June 01, 2020
Yeah, I've always been really please with with Vera. You know I would recommend anybody to be there.
May 21, 2020
Dr. Carpenter was excellent, he taught, he listened to me, he took as much time as he could. And then I was so shocked because when the results of my echocardiogram were back, he called me and gave me the results. I've never had a doctor do that before. I thought it was great. Thank you.
May 11, 2020
It was a very good conversation between me and Dr. Carpenter. This is the second time that I have visited him Dr. Vonk who is now retired was my heart doctor for 20 years, and it was hard to choose, but Dr. Carpenter was highly recommended to me by people that I go to church with and so it's very hard because I know all the doctors over there, but I chose Dr Carpenter and I'm very satisfied that I did. Thank you.
May 01, 2020
I would have liked to known the outcome of the tests, but that's alright. I realize takes time to.... to look them over and decide and, but other than not knowing anything what I came home, the facilities and everything was fine. And thank you for that.
April 29, 2020
I had excellent care! Much more was done then I expected. Everything was make clear & as easy as possible for an elderly person to understand. It was an excellent afternoon. Much better result than I expected!
April 13, 2020
Great experience.
March 30, 2020
I was truly happy with everything they're done. They were safety took the precautions with this disease around and coronavirus and he answered all my questions. I got good answers. I got answers to my questions and his doing a great job. Love them.
March 09, 2020
It was a good experience - I was treated very good - things explained to me even though I didn't understand it all, my daughter who is a nurse was with me and she could understand it all.
February 11, 2020
I was satisfied.
January 08, 2020
My experience with North Central Heart and Dr. Paul Carpenter was exceptional. The staff that greeted me, and did the preliminary kinds of things prior to meeting with physician, all are exceptional. I appreciated working with nurse Gloria. I also would like to say that Paul Carpenter has been a tremendous asset in my care, and watching out for me, with respect to my Cardiology function. And so I'm grateful for him, and for the work that's done at North Central Heart. Thank you very much.
December 17, 2019
Dr. Carpenter has been my doctor since I had a heart attack originally many years ago, and he put in a stint and then secondly put in another defibrillator and now the second line. He seems very thorough and spends time with me and I thoroughly appreciate his attention and his knowledge.
December 12, 2019
Yes, I was very pleased with the doctor and nurses PA, physician's assistants and also was the lodging there at the Heart Hospital was very nice and very affordable and truly greatly appreciate it very much and I would refer anybody to Avera Heart Hospital So far, I've been very pleased my wife also. Thank you much.
December 06, 2019
I really liked Dr Carpenter but our time was very brief as his beeper keep going off and had to get somewhere else. It sounds like I have a very serious heart operation ahead of me and I just would of liked more time to discuss this in more detail, hopefully we'll have more time on the next visit.
December 06, 2019
Appt at 8:45 was at 8:45! Very prompt

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