Mohamad Adnan (Mohamad) Alkhouli, M.D.

  1. Interventional Cardiologist

Specialty Groups


  1. Rochester, Minnesota



Mohamad Adnan Alkhouli, M.D., is a board certified interventional cardiologist with expertise in sturctural heart interventions. He is also a Professor of Medicine at Mayo Clinic School of Medicine.

Dr. Alkhouli attended medical school at Damascus University in Syria. He obtained training in internal medicine and subspeciality training in cardiovacular diseases at Temple University and in interventional cardiology and structural heart interventions and the University of Rochester and Mayo Clinic.

Dr Alkholi's clinical practice focuses on the treatment of patients with valvular heart disease and coronary artery disease. His research interests include: outcomes research, novel technqiues, and device innovation in the areas of valvular heart disease and stroke prevention.

  1. Alcohol septal ablation
  2. Atrial septostomy
  3. Coronary angiography
  4. Coronary angioplasty and stenting
  5. Coronary physiology assessment
  6. Left atrial appendage closure
  7. Mitral valve repair and replacement
  8. Patent foramen ovale closure
  9. Pulmonary artery angioplasty
  10. Pulmonary artery catheter insertion
  11. Pulmonary vein angioplasty
  12. Pulmonary vein stent placement
  13. Right heart catheterization with exercise
  14. Transcatheter aortic valve replacement
  15. Tricuspid valve repair and replacement
  16. Ventricular assist device implantation
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Structural Heart Interventions
  • Cardioembolic Stroke Prevention
  1. 2016
    Fellowship - Advanced Fellowship in Structural Heart Disease InterventionsMayo Clinic
  2. 2015
    Fellowship - Interventional CardiologyUniversity of Rochester Medical Center
  3. 2014
    Fellowship - Cardiovascular Disease FellowshipTemple University
  4. 2011
    Chief Medical ResidentTemple University
  5. 2010
    Residency - Internal Medicine ResidencyTemple University
  6. 2006
    Doctorate of MedicineDamascus University School of Medicine
  7. 2005
    International Rotation - Internal Medicine - Pediatrics Sub-InternshipOxford University

Awards and honors

  1. 2020
    ACC-MN Board of CouncilorsMinnesota Chapter ACC
  2. 2020
    Editor Choice - Top Papers in 2019; JACCJACC - Journal of the American College of Cardiology
  3. 2019
    SCAI/CRF/ACC Emerging Leader Mentorship Program 2019-2021 ClassSCAI/CRF/ACC
  4. 2019
    Young Leadership Recognition ProgramCRT: Cardiovascular Research Technologies
  5. 2018
    Editor Choice for Top Shared Papers 2018; JACC Cardiovascular Interventions JACC - Journal of the American College of Cardiology
  6. 2018
    Inspiring Faculty Award: Cardiology Fellowship ProgramWest Virginia University
  7. 2017
    Foundation of the Glenn and Ann Hiner Visiting Fellowship Program to support education and teaching of SHD interventions at WVU West Virginia University
  8. 2012
    1st Place Award: National Cardiology Fellow Jeopardy 61st Annual ACC MeetingAmerican College of Cardiology
  9. 2012
    Best Abstract: 23rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of EchocardiographyAmerican Society of Echocardiography
  10. 2006
    Special Dean Distinguished Student AwardDamascus University Medical School
  11. 2006
    Ranked 5 among 537 graduates in 2005University of Damascus

Professional memberships

  1. 2019
    Review CommitteePilot Grants Committee, Clinical & Translational Science Institute
  2. 2019 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Physician - Honorary Fellow (Invited)
  3. 2019 - present
    MemberEuropean Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions
  4. 2019 - present
    MemberEuropean Society of Cardiology, Council on Valvular Heart Disease
  5. 2018 - 2019
    PanelistCardioSource; CardioSurve (
  6. 2017 - present
    FellowAmerican Heart Association
  7. 2017 - present
    MemberAmerican Heart Association Stroke Council
  8. 2016 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Cardiology
  9. 2012 - 2016
    Affiliate MemberAmerican Society of Nuclear Cardiology