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 specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 20 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 Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

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Dr. Barsness' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Barsness "Interests Interventional cardiology Acute coronary syndromes Cardiovascular complications of diabetes mellitus Enhanced external counterpulsation Enhanced external counterpulsation and other novel chest pain therapies "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Barsness "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

2  Board Certifications

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

54  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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22  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

  • 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
Media & Publications

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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