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John L. Bass, MD

Physician

(612) 626-2755

Specialties: Cardiology, Pediatric

Professional History

Board Certification

  • Cardiology, Pediatric - American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics

Medical Education

  • MD - University of Mississippi School of Medicine
    Jackson
    1970

Residency/Fellowship

  • Residency - University of Mississippi Medical Center
    Jackson
  • Fellowship - University of Minnesota Medical School
    Minneapolis

Contact Information

Primary Location:

University of Minnesota
2450 Riverside AVE S
MB559
Minneapolis, MN 55454
(612) 626-2755

Personal Biography

Dr. Bass is an Professor of Pediatrics and director of the Division of Pediatric Cardiology. Dr. Bass received his MD degree from the University of Mississippi Medical School. He completed his residency in Pediatrics at the University of Mississippi in Jackson and his fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology at the University of Minnesota. He joined the faculty at the University of Minnesota in 1979. He is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Cardiology. Dr. Bass's Clinical interests include interventional cardiology and echocardiography. His research interest is in interventional cardiology. He participates in the development of the Amplatzer devices. This allow repair of heart lesions (patent ductus arteriosus, secundum atrial septal defects, patent foramen oval, muscular and perimembranous ventricular septal defects) at cardiac catheterization instead of requiring cardiac surgery.