Dr. Naveen Pereira, MD

Dr. Naveen Pereira, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
50 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Naveen Pereira, MD is a cardiology specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 20 years. He specializes in cardiology, advanced heart failure & transplant cardiology, and more.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
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
more than 36% of peers
Heart Disease
more than 35% of peers
Vascular Disease
more than 34% of peers

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Dr. Pereira's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Pereira "Naveen L. Pereira, M.D., is a Consultant for the Department of Cardiovascular Diseases and Professor of Medicine and Associate Professor of Pharmacology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular diseases and advanced heart failure and transplant. Dr. Pereira earned his medical degree at the University of Bombay. He completed his internship and residency at the University of Connecticut and cardiac fellowship at the Brown University Hospital System and Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Pereira has received many awards including the Mayo Clinic Department of Medicine Career Development Award, Marie Ingalls Cardiovascular Career Development Award, Academic Research in Cardiology Award, Transplant Center Scholarly Program Award, and Clinical Immunology and Immunotherapeutic Program Award. He was a recipient of the Clinical and Translational Sciences KL2 Award with a focus on functional genomics and translating the genetics of pharmacotherapy. He is currently a recipient of funding from the National Institutes of Health including National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and National Institute on Aging. He is Vice-Chair of the Functional Genomics and Translational Biology Council of the American Heart Association and on the editorial board of Circulation: Genomic and Precision Medicine. His laboratory is focused on demonstrating the functional significance of genetic variation in in-vitro cell systems. He is the overall Principal Investigator of the international multi-center clinical trial, TAILOR PCI that is evaluating the individualization of anti-platelet therapy after percutaneous coronary intervention using genetics at the bedside. Dr. Pereira's research interests include treatment of endstage heart failure, antibody-mediated rejection in heart transplant, cardiac allograft hypertrophy, functional genomics and pharmacogenomics."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pereira "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."

3  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant 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*

26  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Disease
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

11  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • MB BS T.N. Medical College, University of Bombay
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Internship - Internal Medicine Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Resident - Internal Medicine Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Fellow - Cardiology Combined Program in Cardiovascular Diseases, Brown University School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Fellow - Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Clinical Immunology and Immunotherapeutic Program Award Mayo Clinic, 2010
  • "What's Hot, What's New" Abstract Presentation American Transplant Congress, 2015
  • KL2 Mentored Career Development Award National Institutes of Health, 2011
  • Clinical Research 20 Award Mayo Clinic, 2009
  • Career Transition Award Center for Clinical and Translational Science, 2015
  • Marie Ingalls Cardiovascular Career Development Award Mayo Clinic, 2009
  • Poster Prize Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, 2012
  • Natriuretic Peptide Pharmacogenomics: Common Gene Sequence Variation and Functional Characterization of Membrane Metallo-Endopeptidase (MME) Integrative Systems, Translational and Clinical Pharmacology, 210
  • "Best Posters in Medical Aspects of Cardiac Transplantation" European Society of Cardiology Congress, 2016
  • Academic Research in Cardiology Award Mayo Clinic, 2009
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Marathi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • 2014 American Heart Association, Member
  • American College of Cardiology, Member
  • American Heart Association, Member
  • American Heart Association AHA Council on Functional Genomics and Translational Biology, Vice Chair
  • American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Member
  • Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees, Member
  • Mayo Pharmacogenomics Task Force, Member
  • National Institutes of Health, Member
  • Preceptor for Mayo Physicians of Tomorrow Program Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees, Member
  • Research Finance Subcommittee - Rochester Mayo Clinic Research Committee Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees, Member
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