Lori A. Blauwet, M.D.

  1. Cardiologist
  2. Internist

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

Lori A. Blauwet, M.D., is a cardiologist with specialty interests in heart disease in pregnancy, cardiac sarcoidosis and prosthetic heart valves. Her clinical focus includes:

  • Providing care for pregnant patients with heart disease in the Mayo Clinic Cardio-OB Clinic
  • Managing acute and chronic care for patients with peripartum cardiomyopathy
  • Coordinating care and treatment for patients with sarcoidosis in the Cardiac Sarcoidosis Clinic
  • Evaluating the function of all types of prosthetic heart valves that have been implanted in patients
  • Collaborating with patients and their local physicians to optimize treatment and clinical outcomes

In addition to her clinical activities, Dr. Blauwet is active in education and research. She educates and mentors residents, clinical fellows, research fellows and early career physicians. She also collaborates with physicians and scientists nationally and internationally to advance the science of cardiovascular disease and publishes in high-impact journals on a regular basis.

Her research activities include peripartum cardiomyopathy, heart disease during pregnancy, cardiac sarcoidosis and myocarditis. 

Dr. Blauwet is the founder and director of Mayo Clinic's Cardio-OB and Cardiac Sarcoidosis clinics.

  • Peripartum cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiac disease in pregnancy
  • Cardiac sarcoidosis
  • Myocarditis
  • Prosthetic valves
  • Echocardiography
  1. 2010
    Fellow - Cardiovascular Diseases Program Director: Guy Reeder, M.D.Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  2. 2006
    Internship/Residency - Internal Medicine Program Director: Joseph Kolars, M.D.Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  3. 2003
    MDMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 1990
    MA - Religion and the ArtsPacific School of Religion

Certifications

  1. 2009
    Cardiovascular DiseasesAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 2006
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    Above and BeyondMayo Clinic Human Resources Employee Recognition Program
  2. 2013
    Excellence in Teaching AwardMayo Clinic Internal Medicine Residency Program
  3. 2012
    Excellence in Teaching AwardMayo Clinic Internal Medicine Residency Program
  4. 2009
    Women in Cardiology Trainee Award for ExcellenceAmerican Heart Association
  5. 2003
    Karis AwardSaint Marys Hospital Sponsorship Board, Mayo Clinic Rochester - Executive Board, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  6. 2002
    Outstanding Young Leader AwardZumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  7. 1981
    Magna cum laude graduateUniversity of Northern Iowa
  8. 1978
    Kappa Delta PiUniversity of Northern Iowa
  9. 1977
    Dean's ListUniversity of Northern Iowa

Professional memberships

  1. 2018 - present
    MemberEuropean Association of Cardiovascular Imaging
  2. 2017 - 2018
    Abstract ReviewerEuropean Society of Cardiology (ESC)
  3. 2017 - present
    MemberEuropean Society of Cardiology
  4. 2016 - present
    MemberEducation Committee, American Society of Echocardiography
  5. 2016 - present
    Abstract GraderAmerican College of Cardiology
  6. 2015 - present
    ChairWomen in Cardiology Committee, American Heart Association
  7. 2015 - present
    MemberWomen in Cardiology Committee, American College of Cardiology
  8. 2015 - present
    MemberCouncil on Clinical Cardiology Leadership Committee, American Heart Association
  9. 2015 - 2017
    MemberCardiac Imaging Grand Rounds Planning Committee, Echocardiography Laboratory, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases
  10. 2014 - 2017
    MemberCardiovascular Education Committee, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  11. 2014
    MemberEducation Committee, Echocardiography Laboratory, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases
  12. 2014 - present
    FellowAmerican Heart Association
  13. 2013 - 2014
    MemberOn-Call Task Force, Echocardiography Laboratory, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases
  14. 2013 - present
    MemberOrganization for the Study of Sex Differences
  15. 2013 - present
    Board MemberMinnesota Chapter, American College of Cardiology
  16. 2012 - 2015
    Vice ChairWomen in Cardiology Committee, American Heart Association
  17. 2012 - 2013
    MemberInternational Sonographer Training Task Force, American Society of Echocardiography
  18. 2012 - present
    FellowAmerican Society of Echocardiography
  19. 2010 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Cardiology
  20. 2010 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Echocardiography
  21. 2010 - present
    MemberWomen in Cardiology Committee, American Heart Association
  22. 2009 - present
    MemberCouncil on Clinical Cardiology, American Heart Association
  23. 2009 - 2010
    MemberEducation Committee, Echocardiography Laboratory, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases
  24. 2009 - present
    MemberAmerican Heart Association
  25. 2004 - 2005
    MemberWomen's Office for Trainees, Department of Internal Medicine
  26. 2004 - 2005
    MemberDivision of Cardiovascular Diseaseslowship Visiting Professor Committee, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  27. 2003 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Cardiology
  28. 2002 - 2004
    MemberInpatient Service Reorganization Task Force, Department of Internal Medicine
  29. 2002 - 2003
    MemberPersonal and Professional Committee, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  30. 2002 - 2003
    MemberAdmissions Committee, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  31. 2002
    Committee MemberMayo Medical School 30th Anniversary, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  32. 2001 - 2003
    MemberFaculty Affairs Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  33. 2001 - 2002
    Board Member/OfficerMinnesota Medical Association
  34. 2000 - 2003
    MemberSpirituality in Healthcare Committee, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  35. 2000 - 2001
    PresidentMayo Medical School Chapter, Medical Student Section, American Medical Association
  36. 2000 - 2001
    Committee MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  37. 1999 - 2003
    Medical Student RepresentativeMinnesota Medical Association
  38. 1999 - 2000
    TreasurerAmerican Medical Association
  39. 1999 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  40. 1999 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
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Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.