University of Nebraska Medical Center

Scott Lundgren, DO, MS

Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine


Dr. Lundgren is originally from Shenandoah, Iowa. He completed his undergrad at the University of Iowa and medical school at Des Moines University before coming to the University of Nebraska Medical Center for his internal medicine residency, cardiology fellowship, and advanced heart failure fellowship.

He helps take care of a range of heart failure patients, from patients with preserved ejection fraction to those in cardiogenic shock or needing advanced heart failure therapies. Dr. Lundgren's time is split during the workweek to include inpatient and outpatient care, echocardiography, heart catheterizations, trainee mentoring, and teaching.


  • Medical School: Des Moines University - Osteopathic Medical Center, 2013
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, UNMC College of Medicine, 2016
  • Fellowship: Cardiovascular Disease, UNMC College of Medicine, 2019
Dr. Lundgren's research interests include:
  • Optimizing outcomes in LVAD and heart transplantation
  • Cardiogenic shock
  • Vasoplegia following LVAD and heart transplantation
  • Coronary artery response to LVAD non-pulsatile flow