Kristen L. Hanzel, M.D.



  1. Rochester, Minnesota



Dr. Hanzel is an Internal Medicine clinician in the Division of General Internal Medicine. Her clinical areas of focus are:

  • Providing expertise in managing chronic diseases such as hypertension, diabetes mellitus, and heart disease
  • Providing expertise in preventive medicine and maintaining good health through a healthy lifestyle and appropriate screening
  • Providing care in Mayo Clinic's Consultative Medicine Practice, offering coordination of care for complex patients as well as diagnosis of unresolved illness
  • Providing care in Mayo Clinic's Executive Health Program, offering personalized and time-effective evaluations catered to the unique needs of executives' busy schedules
  • Promoting each patient's understanding of their medical conditions and planning with patients how to best manage those conditions going forward

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 2003
    ResidentAbbott Northwestern Hospital (in affiliation), University of Minnesota
  2. 2000
    MDUniversity of Minnesota
  3. 1995
    Pre-MedicalUniversity of Minnesota
  4. 1990
    BA - American Studies with Minor in Business AdministrationUniversity of Notre Dame

Awards and honors

  1. 2003
    Associates Research Poster Competition, winnerAmerican College of Physicians National Meeting

Professional memberships

  1. 2003 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  2. 2003 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  3. 2003 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association