Dr. Jorge Brenes Salazar, MD

Dr. Jorge Brenes Salazar, MD

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Dr. Jorge Brenes Salazar, MD is a cardiology specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 3 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
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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more than 19% of peers
Vascular Disease
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more than 15% of peers

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Dr. Brenes Salazar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Brenes Salazar " Interests Geriatric Cardiology (Cardiovascular Diseases in Seniors) Frailty Cardiovascular Senescence and determinants of longevity Cardiovascular risk stratification in seniors "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Brenes Salazar "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

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

27  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Disease
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

11  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • MD - Primary Care Clinica Panamericana
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • MD Universidad de Ciencias Medicas (UCMIED)
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • internship - First Block Surgery: Calderon Guardia Hospital (San Jose) Second Block Pediatrics: National Children's Hospital (San Jose) Third Block OB/Gyn: Calderon Guardia Ho
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Residency Hennepin County Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Fellowship - Cardiovascular Diseases Mayo Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015
  • Fellowship - Geriatric Medicine Mayo Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2016
  • House Officer Calderon Guardia Hospital, Emergency Department
    Other Education | Completed 2008
  • Pre-Medical University of Costa Rica
    Other Education | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • 2012Winner Internal Medicine Residents Research Poster Competition Hennepin County Medical Center, 2012
  • 2012Outstanding Resident Teacher Award, Transitional Program 2011-2012 Hennepin County Medical Center, 2012
  • 2014Recipient Cardiology Fellow in Training Travel Award The 11th International Dead Sea Symposium on Cardiac Arrhythmias and Device Therapy, 2013
  • 2014Cardiology Fellow in Training Travel Award, Workshop: How to become a cardiovascular investigator American College of Cardiology, 2014
  • 20160-1 Visa for Aliens with Extraordinary Abilities United States Department of Homeland Security, 2016
  • Recognition for Excellence in Clinical Teaching Mayo Clinic Rochester Programs, 2016
  • Recipient Geriatric Cardiology Fellow in Training Travel Award American College of Cardiology, 2013
  • 0-1 Visa for Aliens with Extraordinary Abilities United States Department of Homeland Security, 2016
  • Cardiology Fellow in Training Travel Award, Workshop: How to become a cardiovascular investigator American College of Cardiology, 2014
  • Medical School Class Graduate of Honor (Career average 93.59/100, rank position #1/88) UCIMED, 2006
  • Outstanding Resident Teacher Award, Transitional Program 2011-2012 Hennepin County Medical Center, 2012
  • Finalist James T. Willerson Award for Trainees, Residents, and Fellows, 2nd Cardiovascular Forum for Promoting Centers of Excellence and Young Investigators International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences, 2014
  • Arnold P. Gold Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award, Outstanding Resident Physician University of Minnesota Twin Cities, 2012
  • Resident Research Award Hennepin County Medical Center, 2012
  • Recipient Geriatric Fellow Future's Program Award AMDA-The Society for Post-Acute and Long Term Care Medicine, 2016
  • Recipient Cardiology Fellow in Training Travel Award The 11th International Dead Sea Symposium on Cardiac Arrhythmias and Device Therapy, 2014
  • Induction as Resident Physician for the AOA (Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Society of Honor) - First resident First physician to be inducted in over 100 years of existence of the Chapter in MN University of Minnesota, 2011
  • Winner Internal Medicine Residents Research Poster Competition Hennepin County Medical Center, 2012
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Cardiology, Member
  • American College of Cardiology, Co-Chairman
  • American College of Physicians, Fellow
  • American Geriatrics Society, Member
  • American Heart Association, Member
  • American Medical Association, Member
  • American Medical Directors Association, Member
  • ASPC, Member
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society, Member
  • Mayo Fellows Association, Member
  • Minnesota Medical Association, Member
  • Pan-American Association of Anatomy, Member
  • The Willius Society - A History of Medicine Organization for Mayo Residents and Fellows, Member
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Dr. Brenes-Salazar is personable and professional. He seemed to genuinely care that I understood my condition as well as treatment options from least to most invasive, and specific to me and my goals. He explained what I can do aside from medical interventions to manage my cardiac health. He...Read More
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