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Daniel Melby

Daniel Melby

Dr. Daniel Melby is Medical Director of the Electrophysiology Lab, with a special interest in and experience performing over 4000 complex catheter ablations for the treatment of fast heart rhythms, particularly atrial fibrillation. He is a recognized expert, speaking nationally on the latest ablation techniques and technology, and has participated in many national research studies of new ablation technology.
"I very much enjoy caring for people, and helping them on a road to good health. Freedom from the burden of atrial fibrillation and other heart rhythm problems is my goal."

Minneapolis Heart Institute® at Abbott Northwestern Hospital is recognized nationally as one of the world leading providers in cardiovascular care. Our Heart Rhythm Management team offers a full range of services including diagnostics and evaluation of atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, and other abnormal heart rhythms, as well as pacemakers and other heart rhythm devices. Our Heart Rhythm Management team is a one of the largest in Minnesota performing seeing more than 15,000 patients per year, and performing more than 2,000 hearth rhythm procedures per year. Our goal is to offer patients the highest quality, individualized care while advancing research nationally.

Mpls/St. Paul Magazine "Top Doctor" 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019

For question or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Melby or any of the heart rhythm management team, call 1-855-MHI-HRTS (644-4787).


  • 2020 Top Doctor in Mpls St. Paul Magazine
  • Education

    • University of Minnesota Medical School
  • Specialties

    • Cardiovascular disease
    • Clinical cardiac electrophysiology
  • Board Certification

    • Cardiovascular disease
    • Clinical cardiac electrophysiology
  • Residency

    • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
  • Internships

    • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
  • Fellowships

    • University of Minnesota
    • Fellow American College of Cardiology
    • Fellow Heart Rhythm Society
  • Gender

    • Male
  • Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna
    • America's PPO
    • BCBS of MN
    • Cigna Health
    • First Health/Coventry
    • Great-West Healthcare
    • HealthPartners
    • Humana
    • Medica
    • Medicaid/Medicare
    • Metropolitan Health Plan
    • Partnership Health Plan
    • Patient Choice
    • PPO USA
    • Preferred One
    • PrimeWest
    • SelectCare/LaborCare
    • South Country Health Alliance
    • UCare MN
    • United Behavioral
    • United Health Care
    • WEA Wisconsin
    • Wisconsin Physician Services