Dr. Virend Somers, MD

Dr. Virend Somers, MD

CardiologyMaleAge 63

Accepting new patients

Dr. Virend Somers, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Rochester, MN. He is affiliated with medical facilities Mayo Clinic - Rochester and 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

Rochester - Cardiology200 1st St SW Rochester, MN 55905
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    • Mon: 7:00am - 6:00pm
    • 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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  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
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Dr. Somers' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Somers performs Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Somers performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Treadmill Stress Test
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Somers performs Treadmill Stress Test more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Somers performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Tilt Table Testing
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Somers performs Tilt Table Testing more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Somers performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Somers' conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation
  • Amyloidosis
  • Anemia
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arrhythmias
  • Asthma
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Bradycardia
  • Brugada Syndrome
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Restrictive
  • Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Complex Single Ventricle Transposition of the Great Arteries
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Connective Tissue Disorders
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Heart Disease, Susceptibility to, 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Dizziness
  • Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
  • Double Outlet Right Ventricle
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Impella Device
  • Ligament Repair
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Myocarditis
  • Nausea
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Obesity
  • Overweight
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
  • Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Venous Return Anomaly
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Septal Defect
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Stress Test
  • Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Treadmill Stress Test
  • Tricuspid Valve Atresia
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Truncus Arteriosus
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Rings
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
  • Vertigo
  • Wheezing
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern

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Dr. Somers accepts the following insurance:

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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

1993
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Fellowship Hospital
1991
University of Iowa
Residency Hospital
1989
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
Internship Hospital

Awards

  • 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 Ivan Cundrle MD, Second Place, American College of Cardiology Young Investigator | Award American College of Cardiology, 2013
  • 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 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 Naima Covassin, PhD, American Heart Association - High Blood Pressure, Winner of Harry Goldblatt New Investigator Award | American Heart Association, 2014
  • Mentor to Naima Covassin PhD, Finalist in the Weinmann Young Investigator Mobility Award Competition - European Sleep Research Society Meeting | European Sleep Research Society, 2014
  • 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
  • Mentor to Andrew Calvin MD, Awarded the Scott Grundy Fellowship Award for Excellence in Metabolism Research | American Heart Association, 2012
  • Robert M. Berne Distinguished Lectureship Award | American Physiologic Society, 2013
  • 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
  • 2017Chest 2017 Distinguished Scientist in Cardiopulmonary Physiology | American College of Chest Physicians, 2017
  • 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

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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Does Dr. Virend Somers, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Somers has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

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What are Dr. Virend Somers, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Somers frequently treats Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test, Treadmill Stress Test, and Tilt Table Testing. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Somers treats.

Where is Dr. Virend Somers, MD's office located?

Dr. Somers' office is located at 200 1st St SW, Rochester, MN 55905. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

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Mayo Clinic - Rochester

Rochester, MN

Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus

Rochester, MN

89% Patient Experience Rating, 20% higher than the national average

40 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2022)