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 graduated from MB BS T.N. Medical College, University of Bombay in 1991 and specializes in cardiology, advanced heart failure & transplant cardiology, and more.

Mayo Clinic - Rochester

200 1st St SW

Rochester, MN 55905
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Accepted insurance

  • 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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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."


  • Cardiology
  • Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

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*

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


  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Impella Device
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thoracentesis

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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Dr. Pereira accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Pereira has admitting privileges

Mayo Clinic Hospital - Saint Mary's Campus
1216 2nd St SW
Rochester, MN 55902
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