Dr. Barry Karon, MD

Dr. Barry Karon, MD

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63 y/o

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Dr. Barry Karon, MD is a cardiology specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 30 years. He specializes in cardiology, advanced heart failure & transplant cardiology, and more.Read his story

Mayo Clinic - Rochester

200 1st St SW

Rochester, MN 55905
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Aortic Ectasia
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more than 99% of peers
Pericardial Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cardiomegaly
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Karon's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Karon "Interests Cardiomyopathies Heart failure Medical management of coronary artery disease Echocardiography "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Karon "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, focused on you, means that you're not just getting one opinion — your care is discussed among the team, your test results are available quickly and appointments are scheduled in coordination. Specialists work together to provide exactly the care you need."

3  Specialties

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

3  Board Certifications

  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

55  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension

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15  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • BA - Political Science University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • BS - Physiology University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • MD New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Resident - Internal Medicine Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Fellow - Cardiology Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Other - Graduate Student University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
    Other Education | Completed 1978

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Chest Physicians, Member
  • American College of Chest Physicians, Fellow
  • American Society of Echocardiography, Fellow
  • Annual Mountain Course Success With Heart Failure Division of Cardiovascular Diseases Department of Internal Medicine, Member
  • Echo in the Nations Capital Division of Cardiovascular Diseases Department of Internal Medicine, Member
  • Hospital Service Task Force Division of Cardiovascular Diseases Department of Internal Medicine, Chair
  • Inpatient Hospital Practice Committee Division of Cardiovascular Diseases Department of Internal Medicine, Member
  • Quality and Safety Subcommittee Clinical Practice Committee Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Member
  • Strategic Planning Task Force Division of Cardiovascular Diseases Department of Internal Medicine, Member
  • Transthoracic Echo Subcommittee Echocardiography Accreditation Committee Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Chair
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