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Richard N. Aizpuru, MD's avatar'

Richard N. Aizpuru, MD

Practice Area: Body Radiology & Breast Radiology


  • MD, University of Miami, Miami, FL, 1985
  • BA, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 1980

Residency and Fellowships


University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, Vascular and Interventional Radiology, 1990-1991


University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL, Radiology, 1986-1990


University of Miami School of Medicine, Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Miami, FL, General Surgery, 1985-1986

Certifications and Licenses

  • American Board of Radiology, 1990
  • CAQ in Vascular-Interventional Radiology Recertification, 2005
  • Registered as a Vascular Technologist (ARDMS), 1995
  • American Board of Phlebology, July 2008 Charter Class
  • Minnesota Medical License
  • Wisconsin Medical License
  • North Dakota Medical License


  • Society of Breast Imaging
  • American Society of Emergency Radiology
  • Radiological Society of North America
  • American College of Radiology
  • Minnesota Radiological Society
  • Minnesota Medical Association
  • Twin Cities Medical Society
  • Society of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology
  • American Roentgen Ray Society
  • American College of Phlebology

Achievements & Awards

Recognized as a Minnesota Monthly 2017 Top Doctor

Dr. Aizpuru is an active member of the Regions Hospital Breast Center team. He provides a wide range of services including 3D mammography; he is an expert in MR, stereotactic and ultrasound guided breast interventions. He also performs radioactive localizing seed procedures at the center.

Dr. Aizpuru was a member of the charter class of diplomates to have the distinction of earning board certification in the specialty of phlebology by the American Board of Phlebology in July 2008.