Dr. Joseph Dearani, MD

Dr. Joseph Dearani, MD

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57 y/o
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Dr. Joseph Dearani, MD is a cardiovascular surgery specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 21 years. He specializes in cardiovascular surgery, cardiac surgery, 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 Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Dearani's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Congenital Heart Disease
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dearani treats Congenital Heart Disease more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Dearani treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
  • Congenital Cardiovascular Malformations
  • Congenital Heart Block
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Adult
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Fetal
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Pediatric
  • Congenital Mitral Malformation
  • Congenital Mitral Stenosis
  • Congenital Septal Defect
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dearani treats Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Dearani treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Septal Defect
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dearani treats Septal Defect more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Dearani treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Atrial Septal Defect 1 (ASD 1)
  • Atrial Septal Defect 2 (ASD 2)
  • Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD)
  • Congenital Septal Defect
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Truncus Arteriosus
  • Ventricular Septal Defect

Dr. Dearani's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Cancer
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
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Pain
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Bypass With Robotic Assistance
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Ebstein's Anomaly
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Diseases
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Heart Tumors, Malignant
Hyperlipidemia
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lung Surgery
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Heart Valvuloplasty of Mitral Valve Without Replacement With Robotic Assistance
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Paracentesis
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Pulmonary Valve Surgery
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Secondary Hypertension
Septal Defect
Tetralogy of Fallot
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 1997
    Congenital Cardiac Surgery and Transplantation Loma Linda University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    1997
  • 1996
    Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Mayo Clinic in Rochester
    Residency Hospital
    1996
  • 1993
    Chief Resident - General Surgery Georgetown University Hospital, Georgetown University
    Residency Hospital
    1993
  • 1992
    Surgery Georgetown University Hospital, Georgetown University
    Residency Hospital
    1992
  • 1990
    Research Fellowship - Surgery Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital
    1990
  • 1988
    General Surgery Georgetown University Hospital, Georgetown University
    Residency Hospital
    1988
  • 1987
    General Surgery Georgetown University Hospital, Georgetown University
    Internship Hospital
    1987
  • 1986
    MD School of Medicine, Georgetown University
    Medical School
    1986
  • 1982
    BA - Biology/Spanish Fordham University
    Undergraduate School
    1982

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • 1993First Place, Basic Science Washington Academy of Surgery, Surgical Resident's Competitive Forum, 1993
  • Resident Teacher Award in Surgery Georgetown University, 1993
  • Dwight McGoon Mentorship Award American Association for Thoracic Surgery, 2006
  • Marguerite George Award in Vascular Surgery Awarding Organization, 1993
  • Outstanding Editorial Board Member for 2016 Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 2016
  • L.O.R.I. Award Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association (HCMA), 2008
  • O.T. Clagett Travelling Fellowship Award in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Mayo Clinic, 1994
  • 2013 John A. Hawkins Top Scoring Abstract Congenital Heart Surgeons' Society, 2013
  • Charles A. Hufnagel Research Award in Surgery Awarding Organization, 1990
  • Harry B. Zehner Traveling Fellowship Award Washington Chapter, American College of Surgeons, 1993
  • Outstanding Editorial Board Member for 2014 Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 2014
  • First Place, Basic Science Washington Academy of Surgery, Surgical Resident's Competitive Forum, 1993

Media & Publications

  • Improving Results of Surgery for Ebstein Anomaly: Where Are We After 235 Cone Repairs?,
  • Does septal thickness influence outcome of myectomy for hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy?,

Memberships & Affiliations

  • C. Walton and Richard C. Lillehei Surgical Society, Member
  • Cardiac Subcommittee American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Member
  • Cardiovascular Surgery Specialty Council Mayo Clinic Specialty Council Mayo Clinic Clinical Practice Committee, Member
  • Congenital Heart Surgeons Society, President - Elect
  • Congenital Heart Surgery MOC Committee American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Member
  • Congenital Heart Surgery Submcommittee American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Member
  • Examination Committee American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Member
  • MOC Exam SESATS Committee American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Member

Dr. Dearani's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Dearani

4.7

Based on 13 reviews

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1 Star
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Left with significant permanent complications following heart valve surgery. Very disappointed in the care I received.
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Dr. Dearani performed surgery on me in 2014, and thanks to his expertise and skills, and am healthy and alive today. He takes the time to explain the procedure to you, and makes you feel very comfortable and confident in him.
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Dr. Dearani has been an incredible ray of hope for our family. From his bedside manner to his level of expertise, Dr. Dearani is an absolute God-send. Daily, we thank the lord for Dearani's gifts and abilities. Without the two of them, I'm not sure where our family would be. All I do know is that...Read More
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Cigna
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Humana
Choice Care PPO
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