Dr. Hector Michelena, MD

Dr. Hector Michelena, MD

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46 y/o
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Dr. Hector Michelena, MD is a cardiology specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 17 years. He specializes in cardiology.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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Aortic Ectasia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Congenital Heart Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Michelena's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Michelena "Interests Valvular heart disease Echocardiography Bicuspid aortic valve Disease of the aorta "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Michelena "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."

1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

1  Board Certifications

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

55  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 Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension
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16  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

  • Colegio San Ignacio De Loyola
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • Fac Med U Ctrl Venezuela
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • St Raphel
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Mayo Clinic-Rochester
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • MCP Hahnemann U
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Temple U Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Medical Dictation-Mayo Clinic, 2016
  • Excellence in Teaching Recognition-Mayo Clinic, 2014
  • Excellence in Teaching Recognition-Mayo Clinic, 2015
  • Excellence in Teaching Recognition-Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Residency Program, 2013
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • French
  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Echocardiography, Member
  • American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, Member
  • Bylaws and Ethics Committee-American Society of Echocardiography, Co-Chairman
  • Division of Cardiovascular Diseases-Department of Internal Medicine, Member
  • Division of Cardiovascular Diseases-Department of Internal Medicine, Director
  • Mayo Clinic Department of Internal Medicine, Co-Chairman
  • Member Heart Valve Society of America, Member
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