Dr. Kevin Greason, MD

Dr. Kevin Greason, MD

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Cardiovascular Surgery  ·  
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55 y/o
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Dr. Kevin Greason, MD is a cardiovascular surgery specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 23 years. He specializes in cardiovascular surgery and cardiology.Read his story

Mayo Clinic - Rochester

200 1st St SW

Rochester, MN 55905
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Aortic Valve Regurgitation
very high
more than 95% of peers
Hypotension
very high
more than 92% of peers
Aortic Stenosis
very high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Greason'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. Greason's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Greason "Interests Adult acquired cardiac and vascular surgery Endovascular surgery Mitral valve repair Aneurysm surgery "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Greason "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

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Cardiology

3  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

54  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • 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)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • 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
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension

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19  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

  • BMS - University of Colorado School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • MD-University of Colorado School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • General Surgery Naval Medical Center San Diego
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Chief Resident - General Surgery Naval Medical Center San Diego
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • General Surgery Naval Medical Center San Diego
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Endovascular Surgery University of Pittsburgh
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Thoracic Surgery Fellowship, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Vascular Surgery Fellowship Program, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • First Place 12th Annual Academic Research Competition Category Case Report Naval Medical Center San Diego CA, 1997
  • 1994First Place, 2nd Annual Resident's Research Forum Society of General Surgeons of San Diego, San Diego, CA, 1994
  • 1988Surgical Intern of the Year Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA, 1988
  • Outstanding Chief Resident Award Mercy Trauma, San Diego, CA, 1994
  • OT Clagett Travel Award for Outstanding Clinical and Academic Achievement Mayo Clinic in Rochester, 2001
  • Commendation Medal, Red Beach, Republic of the Philippines United States Navy, 1990
  • Graduated with Honors University of Colorado School of Medicine, 1988
  • First Place, 2nd Annual Resident's Research Forum Society of General Surgeons of San Diego, San Diego, CA, 1994
  • Honorable Mention Good Author Project Mayo Clinic in Rochester, 2009
  • First Place, 12th Annual Academic Research Competition, Category 3 (Case Report) Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA, 1997
  • Bronze Star Medal with Combat Valor, Kuwait United States Navy, 1991
  • Surgical Intern of the Year Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA, 1988
  • Honorable Mention, 3rd Annual Resident's Research Forum Society of General Surgeons of San Diego, San Diego, CA, 1995
Media & Publications
  • Reoperation for mitral paravalvular leak: a single-centre experience with 200 patients.,
  • Comparison of open surgical techniques for repair of types III and IV thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms.,

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Cardiology, Member
  • American College of Surgeons, Member
  • Clinical Practice Committee Department of Surgery, Member
  • Edwards PARTNER III Transcatheter Valve Study, Board Member
  • Mayo Infection Surveillance Subcommittee MISSC Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees, Member
  • Minnesota Chapter Society of Thoracic Surgeons, President
  • Quality Committee Department of Surgery, Member
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Member
  • Tips for Improving Processes Department of Surgery, Chair
  • Workforce on Clinical Education Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Member
  • Workforce on Coding and Reimbursement Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Member
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Dr. Greason's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Greason to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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Dr. Greason's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I am a 51 year old male that needed aortic valve replacement. I felt that Dr. Greason being of similar age could better relate to me. He is friendly, straight forward. He will not talk down to you. There are videos of him online. I traveled 275 miles to have him perform my surgery and of course...more
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