Dr. R Scott Wright, MD

Dr. R Scott Wright, MD

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53 y/o
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Dr. R Scott Wright, MD is a cardiology specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University of Kentucky in 1989 and specializes in cardiology and internal medicine.Read his story

Mayo Clinic - Rochester

200 1st St SW

Rochester, MN 55905
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Heart Disease
very high
more than 93% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
high
more than 81% of peers
Chest Pain
normal
more than 80% of peers

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Dr. Wright's bio

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wright "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."
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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

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

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • 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 Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • University Of Kentuck
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • University of Kentucky
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Mayo Clinic
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Mayo Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Mayo Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • 2012#1 Operator Award | ARRL, 2012
  • Hartz Scjavascript:WebForm_DoPostBackWithOptions(new WebForm_PostBackOptions("ctl00$BodyContentPlaceHolder$AwardsRecognitionsControl$LinkButtonManageSaveAdd", "", true, "ValGroupAwardsManage", "", false, true))holar of the Mayo Foundation | Mayo Foundation, 1992
  • Hartz Scholar of the Mayo Foundation Mayo Foundation |, 1992
  • 2011Program Committee | American College of Cardiology, 2011
  • 2011Advocacy Committee | American College of Cardiology, 2011
  • Triennial Lecturer, Triennial Conference | Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 2011
  • Elected to Hiram Percy Maxim Society | ARRL, 2012
  • Hartz Scholar of the Mayo Foundation | Mayo Foundation, 1992
  • Glaxo Foundation AMA Leader in Medicine Award | American Medical Association, 1994
  • Program Committee | American College of Cardiology, 2011
  • Distinguished Son of the City Award | Osorno, Chile, 2004
  • Advocacy Committee | American College of Cardiology, 2011
  • #1 Operator Award | ARRL, 2012
  • Illustrious Visitor of the City Award | Vina del Mar, Chile, 2003
  • The Internal Medicine Residency Program Excellence in Teaching Award | Internal Medicine Residency Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, 2014
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Acute Coronary Syndrome Guidelines Writing Committee Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement, Member
  • Alecardio Study, Member
  • Dalcetrapib Outcomes Trial 1, Member
  • Dalcetrapib Outcomes Trial 2, Member
  • Expedited Review Committee Institutional Review Board Mayo Clinic Committees, Member
  • Guidelines Writing Committee American College of Cardiology, Chair
  • National Advocacy Committee American College of Cardiology, Member
  • Steering Committee Leadership ACC Board of Governors American College of Cardiology, Member
  • Unstable Angina and Non STE Myocardial Infarction Guideline Update Writing Committee Task Force American College of Cardiology American Heart Association, Chair
  • Unstable Angina and Non STE Myocardial Infarction Guideline Update Writing Committee Task Force American College of Cardiology American Heart Association, Member

Dr. Wright's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wright to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Wright'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

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