Hector R. Villarraga, M.D.

  1. Sonographer

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

EnglishSpanish
  1. Stress echocardiogram
  2. Transesophageal echocardiogram
  3. Transthoracic echocardiogram
  • Cardio oncology: Evaluating with new imaging modalities for early detection of cardiotoxicity related to chemotherapy or radiotherapy
  • Behavior of myocardial mechanical function in cardiomyopathies with normal ejection fraction such as amyloid heart disease, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, coronary artery disease, myocarditis, heart transplant, obesity and chemotherapy induced cardiomyopathy
  • Carpal tunnel tendon and synovial mechanics
  • Strain and stress echocardiography
  • Board certified in Cardiovascular Diseases, Internal Medicine, and Echocardiography.

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 2004
    Resident - reduced to two years due to previous training.Carraway Methodist Medical Center
  2. 1997
    Fellow - Echocardiography, Level 3 Training (3/3)Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  3. 1995
    Fellow - Cardiovascular DiseasesUniversidad del Valle
  4. 1992
    Resident - Internal MedicineUniversidad del Valle
  5. 1985
    MDUniversidad del Valle

Certifications

  1. 2013
    Adult Comp EchocardiographyNational Board of Echocardiography
  2. 2003
    Adult Comp EchocardiographyNational Board of Echocardiography

Awards and honors

  1. 2013
    WRite up And PublishDivision of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  2. 2012
    WRite up And PublishDepartment of Internal Medicine
  3. 2008
    Kelly AwardAwarding Organization

Professional memberships

  1. 2013 - present
    MemberResearch Committee, American Society of Echocardiography
  2. 2012 - 2014
    MemberWriting Group, American Society of Echocardiography
  3. 2009 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Cardiology
  4. 2007 - present
    FellowAmerican Society of Echocardiography
  5. 2005 - present
    MemberAmerican Heart Association & American Stroke Association
  6. 2003 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Echocardiography
  7. 2003 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine
  8. 1997 - 2001
    MemberColombian Task Force for Stress Echocardiography and Echocardiography, Fundacion Valle del Lilli
  9. 1997 - 2001
    MemberColombian Task Force for Valvular Heart Disease, Fundacion Valle del Lilli
  10. 1997 - present
    Mayo Clinic Alumni Association, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration