Dr. Thomas Gerber, MD

Dr. Thomas Gerber, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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56 y/o

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Dr. Thomas Gerber, MD is a cardiology specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 19 years. He specializes in cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, and more.Read his story

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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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Cardiovascular Stress Test
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chest Pain
very high
more than 92% of peers
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Dr. Gerber's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gerber "Interests Cardiac and coronary CT and MRI Scientific journal editing "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gerber "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."

3  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

50  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • 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)
  • 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
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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22  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • MD - 5/1990 Doctoral Thesis defense (Academic title awarded, ""Dr. med""[doctor of medicine] Johannes-Gutenberg-Universitat Mainz
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • PhD - Medical Sciences Training 2nd Medical Clinic, Johannes-Gutenberg-Universitat Mainz
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Internship - Arzt im Praktikum (AiP) 2nd Medical Clinic, Johannes-Gutenberg-Universitat Mainz
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Resident - Internal Medicine Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Fellow - Cardiovascular Diseases Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Fellow - Interventional Cardiology Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Research Fellowship Echocardiography and Non-Invasive Hemodynamics Laboratory, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Research Fellowship Ultrasound Research Laboratory, Department of Physiology & Biomedical Engineering
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • 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
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional 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
  • Writing Committee Guidline for the Diagnosis and Management of Patients With Stable Ischemic Heart Disease, Member
  • Writing Committee Role of Noninvasive Testing in the Clinical Evaluation of Women with Suspected Coronary Artery Disease American Heart Association, Member
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Runs his own agenda. Needs to be present and start listening to his patients. Would not recommend to anyone.
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