Yong-Mei Cha, M.D.

  1. Cardiac Electrophysiologist
  2. Cardiologist

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Atrial fibrillation
  2. Heart arrhythmias
  3. Sudden cardiac arrest
  4. Ventricular arrhythmia
  1. Atrial fibrillation ablation
  2. AV node ablation
  3. Cardiac ablation
  4. Cardiac resynchronization device insertion
  5. Cardiac resynchronization therapy
  6. Endocardial ablation
  7. EP study
  8. Epicardial ablation
  9. ICD lead extraction
  10. Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) insertion
  11. Pacemaker insertion
  12. Pacemaker lead extraction
  • Cardiac electrophysiology
  • Complex ablation treat atrial and ventricular arrhythmias, including imaging, mapping, and percutaneous epicardial access
  • Advanced device therapy including venoplasty and snares for Pacemaker, ICD, and CRT placement; leadless pacemakers; subcutaneous defibrillators
  • Complex device implant and lead extraction
  • Autonomic function and sudden death
  • Arrhythmia associated with heart failure
  • Arrhythmia in women

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 2002
    Fellow - ElectrophysiologyMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2000
    Fellow - CardiologyMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 1998
    Resident - MedicineSt. Louis University Medical Center
  4. 1996
    Internship - MedicineSt. Louis University Medical Center
  5. 1986
    Fellow - CardiologyMilitary Post-Graduate Medical School
  6. 1986
    MS - CardiologyMilitary Post-Graduate Medical School
  7. 1977
    Resident - MedicineShenyang General Hospital
  8. 1975
    Internship - MedicineShenyang General Hospital
  9. 1974
    MDSecond Military Medical University

Certifications

  1. 2002
    Clinical Cardiac ElectrophysiologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 2001
    Cardiovascular DiseasesAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2016
    Cardiovascular Grand AwardDivision of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine
  2. 2015
    Metabolomic Research AwardDivision of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine
  3. 2014
    Small Grant AwardDivision of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  4. 2014
    WRAP Program AwardDivision of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  5. 2014
    Allied Health Recognition Award, Innovation-Bright Idea, Sudden Cardiac Arrest Quality/Safety/Outcomes, Cardiovascular DiseasesDepartment of Internal Medicine
  6. 2013
    Small Grant AwardDivision of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  7. 2012
    Cardiovascular Grand AwardDivision of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  8. 2012
    Scholarly Opportunity AwardDepartment of Internal Medicine
  9. 2012
    WRAP Program AwardDivision of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  10. 2011
    ENRICH Program AwardDepartment of Internal Medicine
  11. 2011
    WRAP Program AwardDepartment of Internal Medicine
  12. 2010
    Small Grant AwardDivision of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  13. 2009
    Award for Research in CardiologyDivision of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  14. 2007
    Award for Research in CardiologyDivision of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  15. 2006
    Mayo Clinic Research Award (CR20)Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  16. 2006
    Award for Research in CardiologyDepartment of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases Chair Search Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  17. 2005
    Award for Research in CardiologyDivision of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  18. 2004
    Scientist Development Grant - American Heart AssociationAwarding Organization
  19. 2003
    Mayo Foundation Scholarship for Advanced TrainingMayo Foundation
  20. 2002
    Pfizer Exemplary CV Fellow's AwardAmerican College of Cardiology
  21. 2002
    Cardiovascular Diseases Outstanding Achievement AwardMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  22. 2001
    5th Scientific Session-FinalistHeart Failure Society of America
  23. 2000
    Wyeth-Ayerst Women in Cardiology Travel AwardAmerican Heart Association
  24. 1993
    Research Award (advances in medical science and technology)P.L.A. General Hospital
  25. 1990
    Second Class Merit CitationMilitary Post-Graduate Medical School-P.L.A. General Logistics Department
  26. 1989
    Outstanding Attending PhysicianMilitary Post-Graduate Medical School, P.L.A. General Hospital
  27. 1989
    Research Award (advances in medical science and technology)P.L.A. General Hospital
  28. 1981
    Outstanding PhysicianShenyang General Hospital
  29. 1974
    Outstanding StudentSecond Military Medical University
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Professional memberships

  1. 2016 - present
    MemberScientific Sessions Program Committee, Heart Rhythm Society
  2. 2015 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Cardiology Electrophysiology Committee
  3. 2014
    Scientific ReviewerAmerican Heart Association Guideline
  4. 2012 - present
    Co-DirectorDivision of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  5. 2012 - present
    MemberHeart Rhythm Society Communications Committee
  6. 2011 - present
    LeadDivision of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  7. 2010 - present
    MemberHeart Rhythm Society
  8. 2008 - present
    FellowHeart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)
  9. 2007 - present
    Co-DirectorDivision of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  10. 2005 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Cardiology
  11. 1998 - present
    Affiliate-in-TrainingAmerican College of Cardiology
  12. 1996 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  13. 1995 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  14. 1993 - present
    MemberHeart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)
  15. 1992 - present
    MemberCirculation Council, American Heart Association
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