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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Dr. Brenes Salazar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brenes Salazar treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Brenes Salazar treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brenes Salazar treats Heart Disease more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Brenes Salazar treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Pericardial Disease
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brenes Salazar treats Pericardial Disease more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Brenes Salazar treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Bacterial Pericarditis
  • Chronic Constrictive Pericarditis
  • Pericarditis
  • Rheumatic Pericarditis
  • Uremic Pericarditis
  • Viral Pericarditis

Dr. Brenes Salazar's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Autonomic Disorders
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion, Elective
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Pain
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Endocarditis
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
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Hypertension
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Septal Defect
Syncope
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Vascular Disease
Venous Hypertension

About Me

Care Philosophy

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, foc...

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Education

  • 2016
    Fellowship - Geriatric Medicine Mayo Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital
    2016
  • 2015
    Fellowship - Cardiovascular Diseases Mayo Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital
    2015
  • 2012
    Residency Hennepin County Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    2012
  • 2009
    MD - Primary Care Clinica Panamericana
    Medical School
    2009
  • 2008
    House Officer Calderon Guardia Hospital, Emergency Department
    2008
  • 2007
    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
    2007
  • 2006
    MD Universidad de Ciencias Medicas (UCMIED)
    Medical School
    2006
  • 2000
    Pre-Medical University of Costa Rica
    2000

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • 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

Memberships & 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

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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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    • Mon: 7:00am - 6:00pm
    • Tue: 7:00am - 6:00pm
    • Wed: 7:00am - 6:00pm
    • Thu: 7:00am - 6:00pm
    • Fri: 7:00am - 6:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Aetna
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Blue Cross Accord
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
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PHCS Network PPO

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