Renee Kursel, MD

Assistant Professor


  • Heart and Vascular Center - Froedtert Hospital
  • 9200 West Wisconsin Avenue
  • Milwaukee, WI 53226


  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
  • Cardiology/Cardiovascular Medicine

New & Established Patients Call

I'm excited to have the opportunity to practice advanced heart failure in an era in which I can offer patients therapies that can not only prolong their life but improve their symptoms. I strive to individualize care and therapeutic plans while developing strong personal relationships with my patients.


Diseases and Conditions

  • Cardiogenic Shock
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Advanced Heart Failure
  • Myocarditis
  • Infiltrative Cardiomyopathies
  • Cardiac Sarcoidosis
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiac Amyloidosis

Treatments and Services

  • Cardiac Transplantation
  • Second Opinions
  • Heart Failure Surgery
  • Ventricular Assist Device (VAD)

Patients Ages Seen

  • Adult
  • Senior


  • English

Hospital Affiliations

  • Froedtert Hospital – Milwaukee

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Clinic Locations


Dr. Kursel is a board-certified cardiologist with formal training in advanced heart failure and heart transplant cardiology. She specializes in the care and treatment of patients with multiple etiologies of heart failure and evaluation for short and long-term management of patients with advanced therapies, including ventricular assist devices and cardiac transplantation.

Education and Training

Doctor of Medicine - University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Medicine and Public Health - Madison, WI (2011)
Fellowship in Advanced Heart Failure and Heart Transplant Cardiology - University of Utah - Salt Lake City, UT (2017-2018)
Fellowship in Cardiovascular Medicine - Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, WI (2014-2017)
Residency in Internal Medicine - University of Cincinnati - Cincinnati, OH (2011-2014)