Dr. Douglas Packer, MD

Dr. Douglas Packer, MD

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Dr. Douglas Packer, MD is a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 34 years. He specializes in clinical cardiac electrophysiology.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
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Packer's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Cardiac Electrophysiology
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Dr. Packer performs Cardiac Electrophysiology more than 68% of his peers

Dr. Packer performs this procedure more than 68% of his peers

Atrial Flutter
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Dr. Packer treats Atrial Flutter more than 48% of his peers

Dr. Packer treats this condition more than 48% of his peers

Heart Disease
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Dr. Packer treats Heart Disease more than 46% of his peers

Dr. Packer treats this condition more than 46% of his peers

Dr. Packer's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
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
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Pain
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Electrophysiological Study
Endocarditis
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypotension
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Hypertension
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Septal Defect
Syncope
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Vascular Disease

About Me

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, focuse...

Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1985
Duke University
Fellowship Hospital
1983
Duke University
Residency Hospital
1981
Duke University
Internship Hospital
1980
University Of Utah School Of Medicine
Medical School
1976
Brigham Young University
Undergraduate School
1985
1983
1981
1980
1976

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Best Doctor in America, Awarding Organization, 2002
  • Medicine Honors Program, College of Medicine, University of Utah, 1979
  • Haskel Schiff Award in Internal Medicine, Awarding Organization, 1983
  • University Scholar Designation, Brigham Young University, 1976
  • Distinguished Service Award Brigham Young University, 2006
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 1979

Memberships & Affiliations

  • 33rd Annual Cardiovascular Conference at Snowbird, Director
  • Heart Rhythm Society, President
  • Heart Rhythm Society, Treasurer

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I cannot say enough positive things about Dr. Packer and the Mayo Clinic as a whole. This was my fifth cardiac ablation for afib, and it seems to have finally worked.
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I went to Dr. Packer for a cardiac Ablation. One Year later I am healthy and no longer have AFib. His procedure, treatment, and level of care were excellent. I have great confidence is his abilities and the Mayo Clinic. Afib took the wind out of my sail and Dr. Packer gave me back the spring in...Read More
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He's highly knowledgeable in his field. Dr. Packer is easy to talk to and his explanations are very thorough.
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Locations

Mayo Clinic - Minnesota

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  • Hours
    • 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

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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