Dr. Charanjit Rihal, MD

Dr. Charanjit Rihal, MD

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56 y/o
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Dr. Charanjit Rihal, MD is a cardiology specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 26 years. He specializes in cardiology, interventional cardiology, 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
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Rihal performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
high
more than 81% of peers
Heart Disease
normal
more than 81% of peers
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
normal
more than 77% of peers

Dr. Rihal's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Rihal's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Rihal "Interests Interventional cardiology Cardiac hemodynamics Balloon mitral valvuloplasty Cardiac physical examination and medical education Combined coronary and vascular disease Management of quality and costs in healthcare "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rihal "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
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

3  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries (CCTGA)
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • 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
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery 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
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21  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Minnesota.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Faculty of Science, Bachelor of Science University of Manitoba
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Special Mixed Medicine Internship University of Manitoba
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Internal Medicine Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Cardiovascular Diseases Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Interventional Cardiology Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Carlson Executive MBA Program Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota
    Other Education | Completed 2000
  • Oxford Diploma in Strategy and Innovation (9/19/2015) University of Oxford
    Other Education | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • The William S. and Ann Atherton Professorship in Cardiology Honoring Robert L. Frye, M.D. Named Professorship Committee - Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Committees, 2013
  • Elected by his peers for inclusion in Best Doctors in America® Best Doctors, 2007
  • Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, 2004
  • Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, 2002
  • Outstanding Teacher of the Year Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration, 2014
  • Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, 2000
  • Elected Top Doctor by his peers US News & World Report/Castle Connolly Medical, 2012
  • Internal Medicine Residency Program Teacher of the Year Mayo Clinic, 2007
  • The Internal Medicine Residency Program Excellence in Teaching Award Internal Medicine Residency Program, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, 2015
  • Outstanding Teacher in Physical Diagnosis given by Internal Medicine Residents Mayo Clinic, 2006
  • Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, 2003
Media & Publications
  • Procedural trends, outcomes, and readmission rates pre-and post-FDA approval for MitraClip from the National Readmission Database (2013-14).,
  • Comparison of left atrial pressure monitoring with dedicated catheter versus steerable guiding catheter during transcatheter mitral valve repair.,

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Association of University Cardiologists, Member
  • Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation 2 Diabetes, Member
  • Clinical Practice Committee Rochester Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees, Member
  • International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences, Fellow
  • International Committee American Heart Association, Member
  • Midwest Personnel Committee Mayo Clinic Rochester Executive Board Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees, Member
  • Personnel Committee Mayo Clinic Rochester Executive Board Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees, Vice Chair
  • Personnel Committee Mayo Clinic Rochester Executive Board Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees, Chair
  • Therapeutic Interventions Council Heart Valve Society of America, Member
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Dr. Rihal's Reviews

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Dr. Rihal's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (1)

saved me an open heart surgery and I was the 32nd person to have a new mitral valve replaced with a new procedure through my groin and up through the heart to replace the valve, out of hospital 3 days later.
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