Dr. Atta Behfar, MD

Dr. Atta Behfar, MD

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Cardiology  ·  
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42 y/o

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Dr. Atta Behfar, MD is a cardiology specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 4 years. He specializes in cardiology, advanced heart failure & transplant cardiology, and more.Read his story

Mayo Clinic - Minnesota

200 1st St SW

Rochester, MN 55905
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Insurance Accepted

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  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan Test

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Dr. Behfar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Behfar performs Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography) more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Behfar performs this procedure more than 79% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Behfar treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Behfar treats this condition more than 66% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Heart Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Behfar treats Heart Disease more than 65% of his peers

Dr. Behfar treats this condition more than 65% of his peers

Dr. Behfar's conditions and procedures:

Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion, Elective
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Heart Disease
Heart Failure
Hyperlipidemia
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Orthopedic Surgical Procedures
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Reconstructive Surgery
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Vascular Disease
Wound Care and Management

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

  • Cardiology
  • Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

  • 2014
    Advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology fellowhship Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education
    Fellowship Hospital
    2014
  • 2013
    Clinical Fellowship Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education
    Fellowship Hospital
    2013
  • 2006
    MD/PhD Molecular Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Programs, Mayo Graduate School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
    Medical School
    2006
  • 1998
    Bachelor of Science-Biochemistry (major), Mathematics (minor) Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Sigma Nu, Magna Cum Laude Marquette University
    Undergraduate School
    1998

Languages

  • Farsi
  • French
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • 2009Assistant Professorship in Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester Departments, 2009
  • Silver award, Howard Hughes Undergraduate Research, 1997
  • Assistant Professorship in Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester Departments, 2009
  • Herman K. Gold Young Investigator's Award, American College of Cardiology, 2010
  • Foundation Clinician Investigator, General Mills, 2009
  • MSPT Research Services Award, National Institutes of Health, 2003
  • Magna Cum Laude mathematics with honors, Marquette University, 1998
  • Runner up Parmley Prize, American College of Cardiology, 2011
  • 2009Foundation Clinician Investigator, General Mills, 2009
  • Presidential Award, American Society of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 2005
  • Magna Cum Laude biochemistry with honors, Marquette University, 1998
  • Excellence in Research Award, Mayo Clinic Rochester Departments, 2009

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Alpha Sigma Nu Marquette University, Member
  • American College of Cardiology, Member
  • American College of Physicians, Member
  • American Heart Association, Member
  • American Medical Association, Member
  • Cardio-3 Research Advisory Board Mayo Clinic Rochester Departments, Board Member
  • Howard Hughes Medical Society, Member
  • Minnesota Medical Association, Member

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Locations

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    • Mon: 7:00am - 6:00pm
    • Tue: 7:00am - 6:00pm
    • Wed: 7:00am - 6:00pm
    • Thu: 7:00am - 6:00pm
    • Fri: 7:00am - 6:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

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Blue Card Test PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan Test
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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