Atta Behfar, M.D., Ph.D.

  1. Internist
  2. Cardiologist

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Coronary artery disease
  2. Heart failure
  1. Orthopedic surgery
  2. Reconstructive surgery
  3. Wound care
  • Cardiac regeneration
  • Ischemic heart disease
  • Heart failure
  • Wound healing and skin regeneration
  • Regenerative orthopedics
  • Regeneration in reconstructive surgery
  1. 2014
    Fellowship - Advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology fellowhshipMayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education
  2. 2013
    Clinical FellowshipMayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education
  3. 2009
    Clinician Investigator - Internal Medicine/CardiologyMayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education
  4. 2006
    MD/PhDMolecular Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Programs, Mayo Graduate School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. 1998
    Undergraduate Studies - Bachelor of Science-Biochemistry (major), Mathematics (minor) Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Sigma Nu, Magna Cum LaudeMarquette University

Certifications

  1. 2016
    Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant CardiologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 2014
    Cardiovascular DiseasesAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  3. 2009
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2011
    Runner up Parmley PrizeAmerican College of Cardiology
  2. 2010
    Herman K. Gold Young Investigator's AwardAmerican College of Cardiology
  3. 2009
    Excellence in Research AwardMayo Clinic Rochester Departments
  4. 2009
    Assistant Professorship in MedicineMayo Clinic Rochester Departments
  5. 2009
    Foundation Clinician InvestigatorGeneral Mills
  6. 2005
    Presidential AwardAmerican Society of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  7. 2003
    MSPT Research Services AwardNational Institutes of Health
  8. 1998
    Magna Cum Laude biochemistry with honorsMarquette University
  9. 1998
    Magna Cum Laude mathematics with honorsMarquette University
  10. 1997
    Silver award Howard Hughes Undergraduate Research
  11. 1996
    Undergraduate research awardHoward Hughes
  12. 1994
    First PlaceWisconsin Science and Engineering Fair
  13. 1994
    Dean's list awarded every semester of academic careerMarquette University
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Professional memberships

  1. 2010 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Gene and Cell Therapy
  2. 2009 - present
    MemberAmerican Heart Association
  3. 2009 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Cardiology
  4. 2007 - present
    Cardio-3 Research Advisory BoardMayo Clinic Rochester Departments
  5. 2006 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  6. 2002 - 2004
    MSTP Admissions CommitteeMayo Clinic Rochester Departments
  7. 1998 - present
    Alpha Sigma NuMarquette University
  8. 1998 - present
    Phi Beta KappaMarquette University
  9. 1998 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  10. 1998 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  11. 1996 - 1998
    Undergraduate ScholarHoward Hughes Medical Society
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Publications

Research activities

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