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FORM 3
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
  Chester Kathy
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
08/30/2012
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
ST JUDE MEDICAL INC [STJ]
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
ONE ST. JUDE MEDICAL DRIVE
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
VP, Global Regulatory
5. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
(Street)

ST. PAUL, MN 55117
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned
(Instr. 4)
3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Common Stock 3,783
D
 

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Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Restricted Stock Units 12/14/2011(2)   (1) Common Stock 915 $0 D  
Resticted Stock Units 12/17/2012(3)   (1) Common Stock 860 $0 D  
Stock Options (Right to Buy) 12/14/2005(4) 12/14/2012 Common Stock 11,500 $41.84 D  
Stock Options (Right to Buy) 12/13/2006(4) 12/13/2013 Common Stock 9,500 $51.91 D  
Stock Options (Right to Buy) 12/12/2007(4) 12/12/2014 Common Stock 10,500 $38 D  
Stock Options (Right to Buy) 12/10/2008(4) 12/10/2015 Common Stock 13,000 $40.55 D  
Stock Options (Right to Buy) 12/15/2009(4) 12/15/2016 Common Stock 16,250 $30.58 D  
Stock Options (Right to Buy) 12/14/2010(4) 12/14/2017 Common Stock 12,500 $38.59 D  
Stock Options (Right to Buy) 12/14/2011(4) 12/14/2018 Common Stock 7,332 $41.65 D  
Stock Options (Right to Buy) 12/17/2012(5) 12/12/2019 Common Stock 6,640 $34.96 D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Chester Kathy
ONE ST. JUDE MEDICAL DRIVE
ST. PAUL, MN 55117
      VP, Global Regulatory  

Signatures

/s/ Kashif Rashid, Attorney in Fact 08/31/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 5(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) Each restricted stock unit represents a contingent right to receive one share of the Company's common stock.
(2) The restricted stock units will vest 25% on each of the first four anniversary dates of the date of the grant begining the date shown.
(3) The restricted stock units vest 25% on December 17th annually beginning the date shown.
(4) The stock option will vest 25% on each of the first four anniversary dates of the date of the grant begining the date shown.
(5) The stock option shares will vest 25% on December 17th annually beginning the date shown.

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