Dr. Thomas Gerber, MD

Dr. Thomas Gerber, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
57 y/o

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Dr. Thomas Gerber, MD is a cardiology specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 20 years. He specializes in cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, and more.Read his story

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Rochester, MN 55905
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Gerber's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Cardiovascular Stress Test
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gerber performs Cardiovascular Stress Test more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Gerber performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Heart Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gerber treats Heart Disease more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Gerber treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gerber treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Gerber treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2

Dr. Gerber's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries (CCTGA)
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • CT Coronary Angiogram
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

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, focuse...


  • Cardiology
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications


Fellow - Interventional Cardiology Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
Fellow - Cardiovascular Diseases Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
Resident - Internal Medicine Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Residency Hospital
Research Fellowship Echocardiography and Non-Invasive Hemodynamics Laboratory, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
Research Fellowship Ultrasound Research Laboratory, Department of Physiology & Biomedical Engineering
Fellowship Hospital
Internship - Arzt im Praktikum (AiP) 2nd Medical Clinic, Johannes-Gutenberg-Universitat Mainz
Internship Hospital
MD - 5/1990 Doctoral Thesis defense (Academic title awarded, ""Dr. med""[doctor of medicine] Johannes-Gutenberg-Universitat Mainz
Medical School
PhD - Medical Sciences Training 2nd Medical Clinic, Johannes-Gutenberg-Universitat Mainz
Medical School


  • German
  • English


  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Research scholarship German Research Foundation; Bonn; Germany, 1992
  • Finalist, Researcher of the Year Award Florida Heart Research Institute, 2003
  • Best Presentation Award 29th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the North American Society for Cardiac Imaging (NASCI); Chicago IL, 2001
  • Magna cum laude for thesis (Awarded "Dr. med" equivalent to US degree "PhD in Medical Sciences," certified by Globe Language Services, New York, NY, in 05/2003) Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz; Germany, 1990
  • Internal Medicine Resident Outstanding Research Award Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration, 1996
  • Doctorate scholarship Medical Faculty, Mainz University, Germany, 1988

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Board of Directors Society of Atherosclerosis Imaging, President - Elect
  • Board of Directors Society of Atherosclerosis Imaging, President
  • Cardiac Imaging Performance Measure Work Group American Medical Association, Member
  • Duke Cardiovascular Research Institute Think Tank American College of Cardiology, Member
  • Multimodality Imaging Task Force Integrated Cardiovascular Imaging Group Center, Co-Chairman
  • Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, Fellow
  • Structural Heart Disease Cardiovascular Imaging Research Committee, Co-Chairman
  • Writing Committee Approaches to Enhancing Radiation Safety in Cardiac Imaging American Heart Association, Co-Chairman

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What People Say About Dr. Thomas Gerber, MD
Runs his own agenda. Needs to be present and start listening to his patients. Would not recommend to anyone.
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