Kenneth Baran, MD

Dr. Kenneth Baran is a general cardiologist at Minneapolis Heart Institute who sees patients at Riverwood’s specialty clinic in Aitkin. Dr. Baran’s clinical interests include office-based cardiology, coronary artery disease therapies (angioplasty and stenting), valvuloplasty and catheter-based procedures to close atrial septal defects and patent foramen ovales. He has been a principal investigator conducting clinical research trials in the field of acute coronary syndromes and interventional cardiology.

Educational Institutions

  • Medical degree, George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC
  • BS degree, Stanford University, Stanford, CA


  • Internal Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN


  • Cardiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN


  • Cardiology