Dr. Gregory Barsness, MD

Dr. Gregory Barsness, MD

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53 y/o

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Dr. Gregory Barsness, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Rochester, MN. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 26 years.

Mayo Clinic - Rochester

200 1st St SW

Rochester, MN 55905
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Accepted insurance

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

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Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
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more than 92% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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more than 90% of peers
Heart Disease
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more than 83% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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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
  • 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 Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Diabetes
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

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.

Education

  • BA - Chemistry with Departmental Distinction St. Olaf College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • MD University of Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Department of Medicine Duke University Medical Center, Duke University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Assistant Chief Resident VA Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Department of Medicine Duke University Medical Center, Duke University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Visiting Resident Muhimbili Medical Center, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology Duke University Medical Center, Duke University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Externship - Cardiology, Duke University Medical Center, Duke University
    Other Education | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Chemistry Departmental Distinction, St. Olaf College, 1987
  • Blue Key Honor Society - Chapter President, St. Olaf College, 1985
  • Thomas Cook Scholarship for activities in organized medicine Minnesota Medical Foundation and University of Minnesota Medical School, 1989
  • National Merit Scholar National Merit Scholarship Corporation, 1983
  • Melvin L. Marcus Memorial Award, International Academy of Cardiology, 2015
  • Thomas Cook Scholarship for activities in organized medicine, Minnesota Medical Foundation and University of Minnesota Medical School, 1989
  • Phi Beta Kappa Society, St. Olaf College, 1986
  • Gold Congressional Award for Public Service, Awarded before a Joint Session of the US Congress, 1985
  • Visiting Scholar Status Scholarship for Outstanding Chemistry Undergraduate, 3M Corporation and St. Olaf College, 1987
  • National Merit Scholar, National Merit Scholarship Corporation, 1983
  • 1987Chemistry Departmental Distinction St. Olaf College, 1987
  • Chemistry Departmental Distinction St. Olaf College, 1987
  • Summa Cum Laude, St. Olaf College, 1987
  • Blue Key Honor Society - Chapter President St. Olaf College, 1985
  • Gold Congressional Award for Public Service Awarded before a Joint Session of the US Congress, 1985
  • Visiting Scholar Status Scholarship for Outstanding Chemistry Undergraduate 3M Corporation and St. Olaf College, 1987
  • Summa Cum Laude St. Olaf College, 1987
  • Melvin L. Marcus Memorial Award International Academy of Cardiology, 2015
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Heart Association, Medical Advisor
  • American Heart Association Council on Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health, Member
  • Choosing Wisely Advisory Committee, Board Member
  • ECG Core Lab Analysis Evaluation of the Dispatch Catheter for Vein Graft Revascularization Trial, Director
  • Enhanced External Counterpulsation Laboratory, Director
  • House of Delegates Minnesota Medical Association, Member
  • International Enhanced External Counterpulsation Society, President
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Council American Heart Association, Member
  • RENOVATE REMOBILIZE and REMODEL Dabigatran ACS Events, Director
  • RENOVATE REMOBILIZE and REMODEL Dabigatran ACS Events, Chair

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Dr. Barsness accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
    Blue Cross Accord
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Barsness has admitting privileges

Mayo Clinic Hospital - Saint Mary's Campus
1216 2nd St SW
Rochester, MN 55902
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