Naveen L. Pereira, M.D.

  1. Cardiologist
  2. Internist

Naveen L. Pereira, M.D., is a Consultant for the Department of Cardiovascular Diseases and Professor of Medicine and Associate Professor of Pharmacology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular diseases and advanced heart failure and transplant.

Dr. Pereira earned his medical degree at the University of Bombay. He completed his internship and residency at the University of Connecticut and cardiac fellowship at the Brown University Hospital System and Massachusetts General Hospital.

Dr. Pereira has received many awards including the Mayo Clinic Department of Medicine Career Development Award, Marie Ingalls Cardiovascular Career Development Award, Academic Research in Cardiology Award, Transplant Center Scholarly Program Award, and Clinical Immunology and Immunotherapeutic Program Award. He was a recipient of the Clinical and Translational Sciences KL2 Award with a focus on functional genomics and translating the genetics of pharmacotherapy. He is currently a recipient of funding from the National Institutes of Health including National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and National Institute on Aging. He is Vice-Chair of the Functional Genomics and Translational Biology Council of the American Heart Association and on the editorial board of Circulation: Genomic and Precision Medicine. His laboratory is focused on demonstrating the functional significance of genetic variation in in-vitro cell systems. He is the overall Principal Investigator of the international multi-center clinical trial, TAILOR PCI that is evaluating the individualization of anti-platelet therapy after percutaneous coronary intervention using genetics at the bedside.

Dr. Pereira's research interests include treatment of endstage heart failure, antibody-mediated rejection in heart transplant, cardiac allograft hypertrophy, functional genomics and pharmacogenomics.

  1. 1999
    Fellow - Heart Failure and Cardiac TransplantationMassachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
  2. 1998
    Fellow - CardiologyCombined Program in Cardiovascular Diseases, Brown University School of Medicine
  3. 1995
    Resident - Internal MedicineDepartment of Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center
  4. 1993
    Internship - Internal MedicineDepartment of Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center
  5. 1991
    MB BST.N. Medical College, University of Bombay

Certifications

  1. 2012
    Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant CardiologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 1998
    Cardiovascular DiseasesAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2020
    Best Poster PresentationEuropean Society of Cardiology
  2. 2020
    Top Poster Ribbon Award and the Presidential Trainee AwardAmerican Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  3. 2016
    "Best Posters in Medical Aspects of Cardiac Transplantation"European Society of Cardiology Congress
  4. 2015
    2015 Career Transition AwardCenter for Clinical and Translational Science
  5. 2015
    "What's Hot, What's New" Abstract PresentationAmerican Transplant Congress
  6. 2012
    Poster PrizeWellcome Trust Genome Campus
  7. 2011
    KL2 Mentored Career Development AwardNational Institutes of Health
  8. 2010
    Clinical Immunology and Immunotherapeutic Program Award Mayo Clinic
  9. 2010
    Natriuretic Peptide Pharmacogenomics: Common Gene Sequence Variation and Functional Characterization of Membrane Metallo-Endopeptidase (MME)Integrative Systems, Translational and Clinical Pharmacology
  10. 2009
    Clinical Research 20 AwardMayo Clinic
  11. 2009
    Marie Ingalls AwardMayo Clinic
  12. 2009
    Academic Research in Cardiology AwardMayo Clinic
  13. 2009
    Transplant Center Scholarly Program AwardMayo Clinic
  14. 2008
    Career Development Award for Scholarly Physicians ProgramDepartment of Internal Medicine
  15. 2006
    Cardiac Assist Recovery Program AwardCenter of Excellence

Professional memberships

  1. 2021
    Panel MemberGerman Science Foundation-Deutsche Forschungsgmeinschaft
  2. 2021 - present
    MemberAssociation of Black Cardiologists
  3. 2021 - 2024
    ReviewerNHLBI Loan Repayment Program
  4. 2021 - 2022
    Committee MemberAmerican Heart Association
  5. 2019 - present
    MemberCenter of Individualized Medicine Practice Ownership Working Group
  6. 2019 - present
    MemberClinical Practice Subcommittee of the Center for Individualized Medicine (CIM-CPS)
  7. 2019 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Rochester
  8. 2018
    JudgeAmerican Heart Association
  9. 2017
    JudgeAmerican Heart Association
  10. 2016 - 2018
    Vice ChairAmerican Heart Association (AHA), Council on Functional Genomics and Translational Biology
  11. 2016 - present
    MemberNational Institutes of Health
  12. 2015 - 2017
    Panel MemberAmerican College of Cardiology
  13. 2015 - 2016
    MemberResearch Finance Subcommittee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Research Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  14. 2015 - present
    MemberMayo Pharmacogenomics Task Force
  15. 2014 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  16. 2014 - present
    Council MemberAmerican Heart Association
  17. 2014 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  18. 2014 - present
    MemberAmerican Heart Association
  19. 2011
    PreceptorMayo Physicians of Tomorrow Program, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  20. 2011 - present
    Conference OrganizerAdvanced Heart Failure and Transplant Group
  21. 2011 - present
    PreceptorMayo Medical Student Preceptorship Committee, Mayo Physicians of Tomorrow Program, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  22. 2011 - present
    MemberVAD Research Committee
  23. 2011 - present
    MemberVAD Clinical Oversight Committee
  24. 2010
    Leadership Team MemberInternational Society For Heart and Lung Transplantation
  25. 2010 - present
    Leadership Team MemberInternational Society For Heart and Lung Transplantation
  26. 2008 - present
    Committee MemberWilliam J von Liebig Transplant Center
  27. 2007 - 2010
    MemberScios Inc. Ascend-HF Study
  28. 2007 - present
    Course DirectorHeart Failure and Transplant Selective
  29. 2007 - present
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  30. 2006 - 2008
    Abstract ReviewerHeart Failure Society of America
  31. 2006 - 2007
    Alternate DelegateSouth Carolina Medical Association
  32. 2005 - present
    MemberAmerican Heart Association
  33. 2004 - 2006
    Abstract ReviewerAnnual Meetings, American Heart Association
  34. 2003 - 2004
    Abstract ReviewerAmerican College of Cardiology
  35. 2003
    MemberPlanning and Information Committee, Transplant Center, Medical University of South Carolina
  36. 2003
    MemberRHYTHM ICD Study Executive Committee, St. Jude Medical Corporation
  37. 2002
    MemberPlanning and Information Committee, Transplant Center, Medical University of South Carolina
  38. 2001
    MemberDean Selection Committee, Medical University of South Carolina
  39. 2001
    MemberChairman of Medicine Selection Committee, Medical University of South Carolina
  40. 2000
    ChairmanCost Reduction, Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee, Medical University of South Carolina
  41. 1999 - 2007
    MemberCharleston County Medical Society
  42. 1999 - present
    MemberSouth Carolina Medical Association
  43. 1998 - present
    MemberMassachusetts Medical Society
  44. 1998 - present
    MemberInternational Society For Heart and Lung Transplantation
  45. 1997 - present
    MemberHeart Failure Society of America
  46. 1995 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Cardiology
  47. 1995 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Cardiology
  48.  
    ResearcherWilliam J von Liebig Transplant Center

Publications

Research activities

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