Dr. Alberto Pochettino, MD

Dr. Alberto Pochettino, MD

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56 y/o
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Dr. Alberto Pochettino, MD is a cardiovascular surgery specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 21 years. He specializes in cardiovascular surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.Read his story

Mayo Clinic - Minnesota

200 1st St SW

Rochester, MN 55905
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

Background Check

2 Board Actions Found
2 Malpractice Claims Found
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Pochettino's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Heart Defect Repair
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pochettino performs Heart Defect Repair more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Pochettino performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pochettino performs Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Pochettino performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valvuloplasty
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Tricuspid Valve Repair / Replacement
  • Valvuloplasty
Aortic Valve Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pochettino performs Aortic Valve Surgery more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Pochettino performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Pochettino's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion, Elective
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Pain
Coarctation of the Aorta
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Heart Tumors, Malignant
Hernia Repair
Hyperlipidemia
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lung Transplant
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Pulmonary Valve Surgery
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventricular Assist Device
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

Cardiovascular and cardiothoracic surgeons at Mayo Clinic are part of an integrated, multidisciplinary team of doctors and health care professionals who provide individualized care for each patient. Having all this expertise in a single place, foc...

Specialties

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 1997
    Cardiac Surgery, Cardiopulmonary Transplantation and Aortic Surgery. Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania
    Fellowship Hospital
    1997
  • 1996
    Resident - Thoracic Surgery. Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital
    1996
  • 1994
    Chief Resident - Surgery. State University of New York Health Science Center, Brooklyn
    Residency Hospital
    1994
  • 1993
    Resident - Surgery. State University of New York Health Science Center, Brooklyn
    Residency Hospital
    1993
  • 1989
    University Hospital Suny Health S C Bklyn
    Residency Hospital
    1989
  • 1988
    State University of New York Health Science Center, Brooklyn
    Internship Hospital
    1988
  • 1987
    Northwestern University
    Medical School
    1987
  • 1983
    Northwestern University
    Undergraduate School
    1983

Dr. Pochettino's Reviews

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Dr. Pochettino is an amazing, skilled surgeon and our family feels blessed that he performed open-heart surgery on our son. He made time for our questions, seemed concerned to do what was best and has a great bedside manner. Highly recommend this remarkable physician.
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6 out of 5 stars better than the very best!! . Dr Pochettino is a very intelligent, kind, concerned physician. Dr. Pochettino has a true gift and ability to save many lives, I am living proof of that. I am amazed at his entire staff and the hospital staff as well. The care received is second to...Read More
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Cigna
Cigna PPO
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Coventry Health America PPO
Geisinger Health Plan
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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