Dr. Frank Cetta, MD

Dr. Frank Cetta, MD

Pediatric Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
58 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Frank Cetta, MD is a pediatric cardiology specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 23 years. He specializes in pediatric cardiology and adult congenital heart disease cardiology.Read his story

Mayo Clinic - Rochester

200 1st St SW

Rochester, MN 55905
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Septal Defect
more than 84% of peers
Congenital Heart Disease
more than 70% of peers
Congenital Heart Defects
more than 59% of peers

Dr. Cetta'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. Cetta's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cetta " Pediatric adult and congenital heart disease Congenital echocardiography Congenital interventional cardiac catheterization "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cetta "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."

2  Specialties

  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease Cardiology

1  Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

40  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries (CCTGA)
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hypertension
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease


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10  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.


  • University of Notre Dame
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Loyola University & Stritch School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Loyola University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Mayo Clinic in Rochester
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • MS - Physiology University of Notre Dame
    Other Education | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Green Apple Award, New Teacher of the Year Award | Department of Pediatrics, Loyola University, 1996
  • Stanley Higashino Award for Medical Volunteerism | Heart-to-Heart, 2009
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Echocardiography, Fellow
  • Data Safety Monitoring Board DSMB for IDE Clinical Outcomes and Quality of Life Measures in Patients Treated for Complex Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms with Fenestrated Stent Grafts Executive Committee Division of Community General Surgery, Chair
  • Heart-to-Heart, Member
  • Mayo Sioux Valley Oversight Committee, Member
  • Mayo Clinic Marketing Committee Mayo Clinic Committees, Member
  • Medical Advisory Board Adult Congenital Heart Association, Member
  • Medical Advisory Board Childrens Heart Foundation, Member
  • Medical Advisory Board Heart-to-Heart, Member
  • Research Awards Committee American Society of Echocardiography, Member
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Dr. Cetta's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cetta to family and friends
3 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Cetta's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

We,My wife my daughter and me had to go to Minnesota from Chicago to see Dr Cetta since he is my wife's cardiologist for a annual check up.As soon as he knew we were there he accelerated all the process to see us so we can go back the earliest possible because he knows is a long way home. I very...more
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Dr. Cetta has been my son's doctor for over 13 years. Dr. Cetta and his staff are absolutely wonderful to work with!
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