Dr. John Schirger, MD

Dr. John Schirger, MD

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52 y/o

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Dr. John Schirger, MD is a cardiology specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 10 years. He specializes in cardiology and internal medicine.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
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Heart Disease
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more than 57% of peers
Vascular Disease
normal
more than 55% of peers
Hypotension
normal
more than 49% of peers

Dr. Schirger'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. Schirger's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Schirger "Interests LVAD Cardiac transplantation Heart failure Issues in philosophy of medicine and ethics "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Schirger "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

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

3  Board Certifications

  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

31  Conditions Treated

  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries (CCTGA)
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Disease
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

11  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

  • BS - Biology, Summa Cum Laude Creighton University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • MA School of Philosophy, Catholic University of America
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • MD Creighton University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Research Fellowship - Medical Student Research Fellowship (In part funded by National Kidney Foundation Award) Cardiorenal Research Laboratory, Division of Cardiovascular Dise
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Resident - Internal Medicine Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Research Fellowship - (NIH Research Training Grant) Cardiorenal Research Laboratory, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Fellow - Cardiovascular Diseases Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Winner of Research Competition, Medical Student Category Minnesota Chapter, American College of Physicians, 1998
  • Superior Scholastic - Achievement Citation for Academic Excellence Creighton University, 1987
  • Natrecor Fellow Award for BNP Research Awarding Organization, 2003
  • Winner of Research Competition, Medical Student American College of Physicians, 1997
  • Finalist 2000 Resident Research Competition, 81st Annual Session American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine, 2000
  • Member Phi Sigma Biological Sciences Honor Societ, 1988
  • Winner of Research Competition, Resident Category Minnesota Chapter, American College of Physicians, 1999
  • University Scholarship Catholic University of America, 1989
  • Superior Scholastic - Achievement Citation for Academic Excellence Creighton University, 1988
  • Poster Winner 1999 Student Research Competition 80th Annual Session, American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine, 1999
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Cardiology, Member
  • American College of Physicians, Member
  • American Medical Association, Member
  • International Society For Heart and Lung Transplantation, Member
  • Mayo - Brno LVAD Symposium, Co-Director
  • Mayo-St. Annes Brno LVAD Symposium, Co-Director
  • Planning Associate Catholic Medical Association, Member
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