Dr. Robert Rea, MD

Dr. Robert Rea, MD

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66 y/o
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Dr. Robert Rea, MD is a cardiology specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences in 1978 and specializes in cardiology and clinical cardiac electrophysiology.Read his story

Mayo Clinic - Rochester

200 1st St SW

Rochester, MN 55905
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cardiac Electrophysiology
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Rea's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Rea "Interests Arrhythmias Autonomic nervous system cardiovascular effects Investigational pacing/defibrillation "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rea "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
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    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 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)
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • 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
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • 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

  • Vanderbilt University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Maricopa County General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Cardiology Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Pennsylvania State University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Electrophysiology Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Research Fellowship - Cardiovascular Physiology Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Citation for Excellence in the Provision of Internal Medicine Services United States Public Health Service, 1983
  • B.A. Magna Cum Laude Vanderbilt University, 1973
  • Excellence Through Teamwork Award Mayo Clinic, 2006
Media & Publications
  • Long-Term Mortality Effect of Early Pacemaker Implantation After Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement.,
  • Atrial Septostomy to Treat Stiff Left Atrium Syndrome.,

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Cardiology, Member
  • American Physiological Society, Member
  • American Physiological Society, Fellow
  • Annual Scientific Session Heart Rhythm Society formerly NASPE, Member
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology Society, Member
  • Central Society for Clinical Research, Member
  • Heart Rhythm Society formerly NASPE, Member
  • Minnesota Medical Association, Member

Dr. Rea's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rea to family and friends
3.0
based on 2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Rea's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

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