Allison Cabalka, M.D.



  1. Rochester, Minnesota


  1. Atrial septal defect
  2. Congenital heart disease
  3. Heart disease
  4. Patent ductus arteriosus
  1. Cardiac catheterization
  2. Echocardiogram
  3. Fetal echocardiogram
  4. Transesophageal echocardiogram
  • Echocardiography - fetal, pediatric, adult congenital heart disease, and transesophageal (including intraoperative)
  • Cardiac catheterization - diagnostic, therapeutic/interventional, including pulmonary artery stents, balloon valvuloplasty, coil embolization (collateral vessels, shunts, patent ductus arteriosus), atrial septal defect closure with transcatheter technique

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 1992
    Fellow - Pediatric CardiologyTexas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine
  2. 1989
    Resident - PediatricsUniversity of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics
  3. 1986
    MDUniversity of Minnesota
  4. 1982
    BS - BiochemistryUniversity of Wisconsin, Madison

Awards and honors

  1. 2008
    Best Abstract Prize: Safety & Feasibility of Percutaneous Repair of Periprosthetic Valvular RegurgitationCongenital & Structural Interventions, Frankfurt, Germany
  2. 2006
    American College of Cardiology MN Award - Contributions in International Pediatric Cardiology Outreach to the UnderservedChampions of Minnesota Cardiology Award
  3. 2005
    Internal Medicine Residency, Recognition for Excellence in Inpatient Teaching 1999-2004Mayo Clinic
  4. 2000
    Outstanding Faculty AwardMayo School of Continuous Professional Development, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  5. 1986
    100th Percentile In-Training ExamAmerican Board of Pediatrics
  6. 1986
    Alpha Epsilon Iota Foundation Outstanding Senior Woman Medical StudentUniversity of Minnesota Medical School
  7. 1986
    Outstanding Senior Medical StudentSouthern Minnesota Medical Association, University of Minnesota Medical School
  8. 1984
    Alpha Omega Alpha (President Senior Year)University of Minnesota Medical School
  9. 1982
    Mortar BoardUniversity of Wisconsin, Madison

Professional memberships

  1. 2014 - present
    MemberIMPACT Registry Steering Committee, Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions
  2. 2011
    FellowSociety for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions
  3. 2010 - 2012
    MemberSaint Marys Hospital Sponsorship Board, Mayo Clinic Rochester - Executive Board, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  4. 2007
    MemberAssociation of European Pediatric Cardiologists
  5. 2006 - present
    MemberAdministration Committee, Clinical Practice Committee, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
  6. 2006 - present
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases
  7. 2001 - 2006
    DirectorFellowship Training Program, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
  8. 2001 - 2006
    MemberFellowship Training Program, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
  9. 2000
    MemberMayo Internal Collaborative for Improving Access to Care and Efficiencies in Clinical Offices, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
  10. 1998 - 1999
    Vice ChairCritical Care Committee, Children's Hospital, Minneapolis
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