Phillip G. Rowse, M.D.

  1. Cardiovascular Surgeon

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

Phillip G. Rowse, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Cardiovascular surgery. His clinical focus includes:

  • Management of coronary artery disease with an emphasis on utilizing total arterial revascularization, redo coronary artery bypass surgery and a special interest in minimally invasive revascularization procedures.
  • Management of adult valvular heart disease including utilization of TAVR technology and robotic mitral valve repair.
  • Management of ascending aortic aneurysms.
  • Special interest in the surgical treatment of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy including extended trans-aortic and/or trans-apical septal myectomy.
  • Surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation with alternative energy sources including left atrial appendage amputation/ligation.
  • Management of constrictive pericarditis, including preoperative hemodynamic optimization prior to complete pericardiectomy.

In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Rowse is active in outcomes research and national clinical trials. He authors in high-impact surgical journals and contributes to the growing field of cardiac surgical education literature. He provides guided mentorship to medical students, general surgery residents, and cardiothoracic surgical fellows. He serves as the Interdisciplinary Patient Care Unit Medical Director for step down cardiac surgical patients and is engaged in a variety of quality improvement projects.

  • Arrhythmia surgery (Maze procedure)
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Pericardial disease
  • Ascending aortic aneurysm
  • Cardiac tumors
  • Mechanical circulatory support (ECMO)
  1. 2018
    Chief Resident - Thoracic Surgery (Cardiac Track)Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  2. 2018
    ResidentThoracic Surgery, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2018
    Resident - Joint General and Thoracic Surgery ResidencyMayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  4. 2016
    Chief Resident - General SurgeryMayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  5. 2014
    Fellowship - Surgical SimulationAmerican College of Surgeons Accredited Education Institutes
  6. 2010
    Doctorate of Medicine - Highest HonorsRoss University School of Medicine
  7. 2006
    BSc (Hons) - Summa Cum Lade, Microbiology Arizona State University
  8. 2003
    AAMesa Community College
  9. 1999
    Diploma - HonorsApollo High School

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    O.T. Clagett Travel Award Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic
  2. 2016
    3rd Place Masters Cup Challenge - 24th European Conference on Thoracic Surgery - Team Americas
  3. 2016
    Judd Club Award - Stellar Performance in Surgical X-GamesGeneral Surgery Residency
  4. 2015
    Judd Club Award - Stellar Performance in Surgical X-Games General Surgery Residency
  5. 2014
    Poster of Distinction7th Annual Consortium of ACS-Accredited Education Institutes Meeting
  6. 2013
    1st Place - Clinical Research Award ($300) Resident Paper CompetitionMinnesota Surgical Society - Fall Conference 2013
  7. 2010
    M.D., Highest HonorsRUSM
  8. 2006
    B.S. Microbiology, Summa Cum LaudeArizona State University
  9. 2004
    Dean's List RecipientArizona State University
  10. 1999
    Merit Scholarship Award ($2,000)Arizona State University
  11. 1999
    Outstanding Academic AchievementPresident's Education Awards Program
  12. 1999
    Scholar-Athlete Award Arizona Interscholastic Association
  13. 1998
    Regional Cross-Country ChampionsDesert Sky - Skyline Region
  14. 1997
    Regional Cross-Country ChampionsDesert Sky - Skyline Region
  15. 1996
    Regional Cross-Country ChampionsDesert Sky - Skyline Region
  16. 1996
    Scholarship RecipientACE PLUS Scholarship Program
  17. 1994
    Bronze PalmBoy Scouts of America
  18. 1994
    Eagle Trip RecipientBoy Scouts of America - Grand Canyon Council
  19. 1993
    Eagle Scout AwardBoy Scouts of America

Professional memberships

  1. 2019 - present
    Unit Medical DirectorMedical Director of Mary Brigh 5C/F CVS Step Down Unit
  2. 2018 - present
    Committee MemberCardiovascular Surgery Mortality Review Subcommittee
  3. 2017 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Alumni Association
  4. 2017 - present
    MemberEuropean Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS)
  5. 2016 - 2018
    MemberThoracic Surgery Resident Association
  6. 2016 - present
    MemberPriestley Society
  7. 2015 - 2016
    Resident AdvisorGeneral Surgery Program Evaluation Committee
  8. 2014 - 2016
    Committee MemberSurgical Sentinel, Department of Surgery
  9. 2013 - present
    MemberThe Willius Society: A History of Medicine Organization
  10. 2013 - present
    MemberSociety of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)
  11. 2011 - 2012
    Resident RepresentativeSurgical Nursing Unit (1 Francis) Committee Member
  12. 2010 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  13. 2010 - present
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society
  14. 2010 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
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