Dr. Virend Somers, MD

Dr. Virend Somers, MD

Cardiology •  Male • Age 62

  
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Dr. Virend Somers, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Rochester, MN and has over 39 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from U Natal|Oxford U-Cardiol medical school in 1981. He is affiliated with Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Somers to book an appointment.


Locations

Mayo Clinic - Minnesota

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Rochester - Cardiology200 1st St Sw Rochester, MN 55905
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    • Tue: 7:00am - 6:00pm
    • Wed: 7:00am - 6:00pm
    • Thu: 7:00am - 6:00pm
    • Fri: 7:00am - 6:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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At a Glance

  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ See hospitals
  • Hospital Satisfaction Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals

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Dr. Somers' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Cardiovascular Stress Test
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Somers performs Cardiovascular Stress Test more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Somers performs this procedure more than 66% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Somers treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 48% of his peers

Dr. Somers treats this condition more than 48% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Vascular Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Somers treats Vascular Disease more than 46% of his peers

Dr. Somers treats this condition more than 46% of his peers

Dr. Somers' conditions and procedures:

  • 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
  • Autonomic Dysreflexia
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • 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)
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Impella Device
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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(507) 218-8044

Dr. Somers accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Cardiovascular and cardiothoracic surgeons at Mayo Clinic are part of an integrated, multidisciplinary team of doctors and health care professionals who...Read more

Biography

Neorocirculatory abnormalities in sleep and sleep apnea Chemoreflex responses in hypertension Neurocirculatory control mechanisms in humans in health and disease

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
Fellowship Hospital
University of Iowa
Residency Hospital
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
Internship Hospital
1981
U Natal|Oxford U-Cardiol
Medical School

Awards

  • Mentor to Naima Covassin PhD, Finalist in the Weinmann Young Investigator Mobility Award Competition - European Sleep Research Society Meeting | European Sleep Research Society, 2014
  • 2017Chest 2017 Distinguished Scientist in Cardiopulmonary Physiology | American College of Chest Physicians, 2017
  • Sleep Disorders Research Advisory Board | National Institutes of Health, 2015
  • 2015Mentor to Anna Svatikova, MD, PhD, recipient of American Heart Association Council on Clinical Cardiology (CLCD), Women in Cardiology Trainee Award for Excellence | American Heart Association, 2015
  • Keynote Address: World Association of Sleep Medicine, Valencia Spain | World Association of Sleep Medicine, 2013
  • 2015Sleep Disorders Research Advisory Board | National Institutes of Health, 2015
  • Robert M. Berne Distinguished Lectureship Award | American Physiologic Society, 2013
  • Mentor to Karine Sahakyan MD, PhD - American College of Cardiology 2013 Scientific Sessions Best Poster Award for scoring in top 3% of poster acceptances | American College of Cardiology, 2013
  • Mentor to Anna Svatikova, MD, PhD, American Heart Association Council on Lifestyle and Cardiometabolc Health, 2015 Lifestyle Young Investigator Award Finalist | American Heart Association, 2015
  • Mentor to Anna Svatikova, MD, PhD, recipient of American Heart Association Council on Clinical Cardiology (CLCD), Women in Cardiology Trainee Award for Excellence | American Heart Association, 2015
  • Mentor to Andrew Calvin MD, Awarded the Scott Grundy Fellowship Award for Excellence in Metabolism Research | American Heart Association, 2012
  • 2013Mentor to Karine Sahakyan MD, PhD - American College of Cardiology 2013 Scientific Sessions Best Poster Award for scoring in top 3% of poster acceptances | American College of Cardiology, 2013
  • Mentor to Ivan Cundrle MD, Second Place, American College of Cardiology Young Investigator | Award American College of Cardiology, 2013
  • Mentor to Naima Covassin, PhD, American Heart Association - High Blood Pressure, Winner of Harry Goldblatt New Investigator Award | American Heart Association, 2014

Memberships & Affiliations

  • 11th Annual Meeting - Sleep Apnea and Cardiovascular Disease Symposium- Heart Failure Society of America HFSA, Chair
  • 7th Annual Meeting-Sleep Disordered Breathing Symposium- Heart Failure Society of America HFSA, Chair
  • American College of Chest Physicians, Fellow
  • Association of University Cardiologists, Member
  • Baroreceptor and Cardiopulmonary Receptor Reflexes- American Physiological Society, Member
  • High Blood Pressure Council Committee Professional and Public Education, Member
  • Remote Health Care Society, Vice President
  • Satellite Symposium on Sleep Apnea -Hypertension and Heart Failure- International Society of Hypertension, Chair
  • Sleep Apnea Treatment Session-World Association of Sleep Medicine, Co-Chairman

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Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus

Rochester, MN

86% Patient experience rating, 17% higher than the national average

  • America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ (2021, 2020)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
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