Dr. Patricia Pellikka, MD

Dr. Patricia Pellikka, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Female  ·  
61 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Patricia Pellikka, MD is a cardiology specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 29 years. She specializes in cardiology.Read her story

Mayo Clinic - Minnesota

200 1st St SW

Rochester, MN 55905
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Aortic Ectasia
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 95% of peers
Congenital Heart Disease
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Pellikka's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Pellikka "Patricia A. Pellikka, M.D., is a cardiologist with special interest in echocardiography. Her clinical focus includes: Valvular heart disease Carcinoid heart disease Chronic ischemic heart disease Applying echocardiographic imaging to evaluate disease and improve outcomes. Additionally, Dr. Pellikka is active in research and education. She has mentored more than 100 residents and fellows. She authors expert content and publishes in high-impact scientific journals. Dr. Pellikka chairs Mayo Clinic's Division of Cardiovascular Ultrasound."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pellikka "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."

1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

54  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • 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)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension
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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Gustavus Adolphus College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Mayo Clinic College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Harvard Medical School
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Mayo Clinic College Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Mayo Clinic College Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Edler Lecture, American Society of Echocardiography, 2014
  • Best Doctors in America List, Best Doctors Inc., 2017
  • Outstanding Mentorship Award, Department of Medicine Education and Research Recognition Award, 2016
  • International Keynote Lecturer, British Society of Echocardiography, 2014
  • President American, Society of Echocardiography, 2012
  • 2012Department of Medicine, Outstanding Mentorship Award, 2012
  • Department of Medicine Outstanding Mentorship Award, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 2016
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • 2012 American Society of Echocardiography Scientific Session, Chair
  • American Society of Echocardiography, Member
  • Clinical Practice Committee Equipment Subcommittee, Member
  • International Academy of Cardiology, Executive Committee
  • International Congress on Heart Disease, Chair
  • Ultrasound Innovation Center, Member
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