Department and Faculty
The Center for Congenital Heart Disease at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota, includes eight pediatric cardiologists, six adult congenital cardiologists and three cardiovascular surgeons. All faculty members have academic appointments in Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and teach and supervise medical students and residents at Mayo Clinic.
Mayo Clinic Children's Center includes more than 100 pediatric and adolescent physicians specializing in more than 40 areas who provide care ranging from routine checkups to complex surgical procedures. Annually, Mayo Clinic treats more than 50,000 children and adolescents, including some 5,000 hospital patients.
Each year, approximately 3,500 patients are seen in the outpatient pediatric cardiology clinic. Surgeons perform more than 400 congenital heart disease operations each year at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota, and there are 4,500 echocardiographic procedures and more than 300 cardiac catheterization procedures performed.
Find out more about the research interests and clinical educational backgrounds of our Division of Pediatric Cardiology faculty members:
- Michael J. Ackerman, M.D., Ph.D.
- Allison Cabalka, M.D.
- Bryan C. Cannon, M.D.
- Frank Cetta Jr., M.D.
- Sonja H. Dahl, D.N.P., R.N., CNP
- David J. Driscoll, M.D.
- Benjamin (Ben) W. Eidem, M.D.
- Donald J. Hagler, M.D.
- Jonathan N. Johnson, M.D.
- Patrick W. O'Leary, M.D.
- Timothy M. Olson, M.D.
- Muhammad (Yasir) Y. Qureshi, MBBS
- Nathaniel W. Taggart, M.D.
- Philip L. Wackel, M.D.
Advisers and mentors
Our graduate education advisory system is designed to provide you with comprehensive educational advice and personal support. You choose a faculty adviser who serves as your primary contact.
Many prominent professors visit Mayo Clinic each year. They present their work during lectures and participate in hospital rounds. You are encouraged to take full advantage of these opportunities.