Omar F. Abou Ezzeddine, M.D., C.M., M.S.


  1. Rochester, Minnesota



Omar F. Abou-Ezzeddine, MDCM, MS, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science and is a Senior Associate Consultant in the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine with a dual appointment in the Division of Circulatory Failure and the Division of Nuclear Cardiology. His clinical and research focuses include:

  • Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction
  • Cardiac sarcoidosis
  • Cardiac amyloidosis
  • Nuclear imaging techniques to assess infiltrative/inflammatory cardiomyopathies, cardiac energetics and myocardial blood flow
  • Biomarker-based strategies for heart failure prevention, diagnosis, prognosis and therapeutic assessment
  • Acute decompensated heart failure
  1. Cardiac amyloidosis
  2. Cardiac sarcoidosis
  3. Cardiomyopathy
  4. Decompensated heart failure
  5. Heart failure
  6. Pulmonary hypertension
  1. Imaging procedure
  2. Nuclear stress test
  • Acute decompensated heart failure
  • Advanced heart failure
  • Biomarkers
  • Cardiac amyloidosis
  • Cardiac sarcoidosis
  • Heart failure
  • Heart failure prevention
  • Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction
  • Myocardial energetics
  • Nuclear imaging
  • Risk stratification
  • PET imaging
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Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 2016
    Advanced Fellowship - Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology FellowMayo Clinic College of Medicine, Department of Education Administration
  2. 2016
    Master of Science - Clinical and Translational Science. Thesis: Heart Failure Toolbox-Clinical Instruments for the Prediction of Heart Failure Incidence, Course and PrognosisMayo Graduate School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2016
    BASIC SCIENCE MASTERSClinical and Translational Science, Programs, Mayo Graduate School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 2016
    Other - Skills Development Core FellowHeart Failure Network (HFN)
  5. 2015
    Fellow - CardiologyMayo Clinic College of Medicine, Department of Education Administration
  6. 2015
    Advanced Fellowship - Advanced Imaging Fellow: COCATS Level III Echocardiography and Level II Nuclear ImagingMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  7. 2012
    Research Fellowship - NIH Research Fellow, Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (T32-HL07111)Cardiorenal Research Laboratory
  8. 2010
    Residency - Internal MedicineMayo Clinic College of Medicine, Department of Education Administration
  9. 2008
    Internship - Internal MedicineMayo Clinic College of Medicine, Department of Education Administration
  10. 2007
    MD, CM - Faculty of MedicineMcGill University
  11. 2003
    BS - Faculty of ScienceMcGill University
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  1. 2017
    Nuclear CardiologyCertification Board of Nuclear Cardiology
  2. 2016
    Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant CardiologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  3. 2015
    Cardiovascular DiseasesAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  4. 2010
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    Best Young Oral AbstractInternational Conference on Nuclear Cardiology (ICNC) and Cardiac CT
  2. 2016
    Young Investigator AwardAmerican Society of Nuclear Cardiology
  3. 2016
    FIT Section Leadership Council Travel AwardAmerican College of Cardiology Annual Scientific Session
  4. 2015
    Travel Grant19th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Heart Failure Society of America
  5. 2010
    National Institutes of Health's Ruth L. Kirschstein Research Service AwardNational Heart, Lung & Blood Institute
  6. 2008
    Best Poster Presentation9th International Dead Sea Symposium on Cardiac Arrhythmias and Device Therapy
  7. 2007
    Brian Newton Memorial AwardMcGill University, Faculty of Medicine
  8. 2006
    John Gibbons Medical Student AwardAmerican College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, District 1
  9. 2000
    James McGill AwardMcGill University
  10. 2000
    Jane Redpath Exhibition AwardMcGill University
  11. 1999
    Dean's Honor ListMcGill University, Faculty of Science

Professional memberships

  1. 2017 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Cardiology
  2. 2017 - present
    FellowHeart Failure Society of America (HFSA)
  3. 2016 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Nuclear Cardiology
  4. 2016 - present
    MemberInternational Society For Heart and Lung Transplantation
  5. 2016 - 2017
    MemberHeart Failure Society of America (HFSA)
  6. 2016 - present
    MemberEuropean Society of Cardiology
  7. 2013 - present
    MemberAssociation for Clinical and Translational Science
  8. 2010 - 2017
    MemberAmerican College of Cardiology
  9. 2010 - present
    MemberAmerican Heart Association
  10. 2010 - present
    MemberHeart Failure Apprentice Network (HFAN), NHLBI Heart Failure Clinical Research Network
  11. 2007 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  12. 2004 - 2006
    Class PresidentMcGill University Medical Student Society
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