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Thomas Knickelbine

Thomas Knickelbine

Dr. Knickelbine is proud to be a member of the Minneapolis Heart Institute® at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, where he is the Director of Preventive Cardiology and co-director of HeartScan Minnesota®. His interests are focused around the detection and research of new approaches to the diagnosis and prevention of cardiovascular disease. He has published multiple abstracts, presentations and papers surrounding the need for early detection and optimal treatment of coronary artery plaque. 

He is board certified in cardiovascular disease and cardiovascular CT. He has Level III training in cardiac and peripheral CT.

Dr. Knickelbine's special interests include prevention, lipids, cholesterol, echocardiography, diagnostic imaging, general cardiology, coronary angiography and calcium scoring.

Learn about Dr. Knickelbine's cardiac imaging research.


  • 2020 Top Doctor in Mpls St. Paul Magazine
  • 2019 Top Doctor in Mpls St. Paul Magazine
  • Education

    • University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
  • Specialties

    • Cardiovascular disease
  • Board Certification

    • Cardiovascular disease
  • Residency

    • University of Minnesota Hospital
  • Associations Memberships

    • American Medical Association
    • Member - National Lipid Association
  • Internships

    • University of Minnesota Hospital
  • Fellowships

    • Medical College Of Wisconsin
    • Fellow - Society of Coronary Atherosclerosis and Imaging
    • Fellow - Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
    • Fellow - American College of Cardiology
  • 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