Assistant Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
Dr. Omar F. AbouEzzeddine, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, received his MDCM (2007) and BSc (Physiology, 2003) degrees from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He did his Internship/Residency (Internal Medicine), Fellowships (Cardiovascular Diseases & Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology) and Master’s degree from the Mayo Graduate School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. His Master’s thesis focused on clinical instruments for the prediction of heart failure incidence, course and prognosis. He joined the staff at Mayo Clinic as a Senior Associate Consultant in August 2016 and has a dual appointment in the Division of Circulatory Failure and the Division of Nuclear Cardiology.
He is board certified with the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, and Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology as well as Nuclear Cardiology. He is a Fellow in the Heart Failure Society of America and a Fellow in the American College of Cardiology. He has received various awards, including the 2010 National Institutes of Health’s Ruth L. Kirschstein Research Service Award. His interests include heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, acute decompensated heart failure, novel biomarkers, and nuclear imaging with a specific focus on myocardial energetics, infiltrative and inflammatory cardiomyopathies. He currently staffs the Heart Failure, Cardiac Amyloidosis and Cardiac Sarcoidosis Clinics, Nuclear Cardiology Lab, and covers inpatient Heart Failure Service at Saint Marys Hospital/Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.