Dr. John Bresnahan, MD

Dr. John Bresnahan, MD

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68 y/o

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Dr. John Bresnahan, MD is a cardiology specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 37 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
  • 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. Bresnahan performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Bresnahan's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bresnahan " Interventional Cardiology Acute coronary syndromes Medical school cardiovascular education Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bresnahan "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

3  Board Certifications

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

51  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
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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25  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

  • Creighton University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1971
  • Creighton University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Cardiovascular Diseases Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Cardiovascular Diseases- Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Faculty Service Award Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration, 1992
  • Department of Internal Medicine Teaching Award Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration, 1999
  • Recognition Award for Teaching Cardiovascular Systems Course for Mayo Medical School Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, 2004
  • Faculty Service Award| Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration, 1992
  • Teamwork Award - Together We Made It Happen - Cath Lab Patient Journey Team | Department of Internal Medicine, 2007
  • Recognition Award for Teaching Cardiovascular Systems Course for Mayo Medical School | Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, 2004
  • Mayo Clinic Excellence Through Teamwork Award | Mayo Clinic, 2005
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 1975
  • Division Laureate for Cardiovascular Diseases | Faculty Recognition Awards, Department of Internal Medicine, 2012
  • Teacher of the Year for Interventional Cardiology Fellows | Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, 2013
  • Department of Internal Medicine Teaching Award | Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration, 1999
  • Faculty Service Award | Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration, 1992
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Abstract Review Committee American Heart Association, Member
  • American Medical Association, Member
  • Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program Division of Cardiovascular Diseases Department of Internal Medicine, Member
  • Clinical Practice Committee Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Chair
  • Interim Cath Lab Director Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Director
  • Interventional Clinic Division of Cardiovascular Diseases Department of Internal Medicine, Director
  • Interventional Unit Division of Cardiovascular Diseases Department of Internal Medicine, Director
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