Panithaya Chareonthaitawee, M.D.

  1. Cardiologist
  2. Director, Nuclear Cardiology Laboratory

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

Panithaya Chareonthaitawee, M.D., is a board certified cardiologist who is Associate Professor of Medicine in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. She received her undergraduate degree from Columbia University and her Medical Degree from Northwestern University. Dr. Chareonthaitawee completed her internal medicine residency and cardiology fellowships at Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN). She was an advanced fellow in cardiac PET imaging at the MRC Cyclotron Unit, Imperial College School of Medicine, London, United Kingdom. She joined the staff of the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine in 2000. She is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC) and American Heart Association (FAHA). She is the 2017-18 President of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Cardiovascular Council Board of Directors, and the Co-Chair and Chair of the 2018 and 2019 American Society of Nuclear Cardiology Program Committee, respectively. She is an Associate Editor Circulation Cardiovascular Imaging and a current or past editorial board member of JACC Cardiovascular Imaging, and Journal of Nuclear Cardiology.

Areas of clinical expertise include:

  • Evaluation and management of patients with coronary artery disease
  • Evaluation and management of patients with endothelial dysfunction and microvascular disease
  • Nuclear cardiology (SPECT and PET imaging)
  • Special interest in cardiac sarcoid imaging

Dr. Chareonthaitawee is Director of the Mayo Clinic Nuclear Cardiology Laboratory, the Department Diversity Chair, and Associate Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency of Mayo Clinic and a member of the Mayo Cardiovascular Fellowship Committee in Rochester.

  1. Acute coronary syndrome
  2. Atrial fibrillation
  3. Congestive heart failure
  4. Coronary artery disease
  5. Endothelial dysfunction
  6. High blood pressure
  7. Hyperlipidemia
  1. Cardiac PET scan
  2. Nuclear stress test
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Stress Testing
  1. 2000
    OtherImperial College School of Medicine, Advance Training in Cardiac Positron Emission Tomography, MRC Cyclotron Unit
  2. 1998
    Fellow - Cardiology and Nuclear CardiologyMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 1995
    Resident - Internal MedicineMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 1992
    MDNorthwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  5. 1987
    BA - BiologyColumbia University

Certifications

  1. 2001
    Cardiovascular DiseasesAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2019
    ChairAmerican Society of Nuclear Cardiology Program Committee
  2. 2018
    Immediate Past President, Cardiovascular CouncilSociety of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
  3. 2018
    Co-ChairAmerican Society of Nuclear Cardiology
  4. 2018
    Associate EditorCirculation: Cardiovascular Imaging
  5. 2016
    President, Cardiovascular CouncilSociety of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
  6. 2016
    Member, Board of DirectorsSociety of Nuclear Cardiology and Molecular Imaging
  7. 2015
    Vice President, Cardiovascular CouncilSociety of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
  8. 2014
    NIH Peer ReviewerMEDI Study Section
  9. 2012
    Teacher of the YearInternal Medicine Residency Program, Department of Internal Medicine
  10. 2012
    Cardiovascular Council Board of DirectorsSociety of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
  11. 2012
    Top EducatorInternal Medicine Residency, Department of Internal Medicine
  12. 2012
    Associate Program DirectorInternal Medicine Residency, Department of Internal Medicine
  13. 2012
    Best Poster Award-Comparison of Hyperemic Myocardial Blood Flow Response to Regadenoson vs ADenosine: A Quantitative Analysis with PET (NH-13) Ammonia in Healthy SubjectsAmerican Society of Nuclear Cardiology 2012 Annual Scientific Sessions
  14. 2010
    Bioengineering Basic Science 1 Study Group peer Review CommitteeAmerican Heart Association
  15. 2010
    Program CommitteeAmerican Society of Nuclear Cardiology
  16. 2007
    A Best Educator for Resident EducationInternal Medicine Residency Program, Department of Internal Medicine
  17. 1984
    Dean's ListColumbia University
  18. 1983
    Varsity C and Numerals for Varsity VolleyballColumbia University

Professional memberships

  1. 2019
    ChairAmerican Society of Nuclear Cardiology, Scientific Program Committee, Annual Scientific Session
  2. 2018
    JudgeYoung Investigators Award Competition, SNMMI Annual Meeting, Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
  3. 2017
    JudgeYoung Investigators Award Competition, SNMMI Annual Meeting, Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
  4. 2017
    Board of DirectorsAmerican Society of Nuclear Cardiology, Scientific Program Committee, Annual Scientific Session
  5. 2017
    ChairAmerican Society of Nuclear Cardiology, Scientific Program Committee, PET Committee, Annual Scientific Session
  6. 2016 - 2017
    PresidentCardiovascular Council, Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
  7. 2016
    JudgeYoung Investigators Award Competition, SNMMI Annual Meeting, Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
  8. 2015 - 2016
    Vice PresidentCardiovascular Council, Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
  9. 2015
    Abstract GraderSociety of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
  10. 2015
    OrganizerCardiology Boot Camp for Nuclear Medicine Physicians, SNMMI Annual Meeting, Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
  11. 2015
    OrganizerContemporary SPECT Technology, SNMMI Annual Meeting, Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
  12. 2015
    JudgeYoung Investigators Award Competition, SNMMI Annual Meeting, Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
  13. 2014
    MemberAnnual Scientific Session, Core Track, Scientific Program Committee, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
  14. 2014
    OrganizerCardiology Boot Camp for Nuclear Medicine Physicians, SNMMI Annual Meeting, Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
  15. 2014
    Abstract GraderSociety of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
  16. 2014
    JudgeYoung Investigators Award Competition, SNMMI Annual Meeting, Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
  17. 2014
    Question WriterAmerican Society of Nuclear Cardiology, Scientific Program Committee, Question Writing Committee, Annual Scientific Session
  18. 2013 - 2014
    MemberAlliance for Academic Internal Medicine
  19. 2013
    MemberAnnual Scientific Session, Core Track, Scientific Program Committee, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
  20. 2013
    Abstract GraderSociety of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
  21. 2013
    AuthorPET Professional Resources and Outreach Source (PET PROS) 2013, Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
  22. 2013
    JudgeYoung Investigators Award Competition, SNMMI Annual Meeting, Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
  23. 2013
    ChairAmerican Society of Nuclear Cardiology, Scientific Program Committee, Multimodality Track, Annual Scientific Session
  24. 2013 - present
    MemberImaging Grand Rounds Committee
  25. 2012 - 2014
    Board of DirectorsCardiovascular Council, Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
  26. 2012
    MemberAnnual Scientific Session, Core Track, Scientific Program Committee, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
  27. 2011
    MemberAnnual Scientific Session, Advanced Track, Scientific Program Committee, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
  28. 2010
    MemberScientific Program Committee, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
  29. 2010
    Grant Review Panel MemberAmerican Heart Association
  30. 2010 - present
    Associate Program DirectorInternal Medicine Residency Program
  31. 2010 - present
    Selection Committee MemberClinical Competency Committee, Internal Medicine Residency Program
  32. 2009 - present
    MemberEducation Committee, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  33. 2009
    MemberScientific Program Committee, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
  34. 2008 - 2018
    Abstract GraderAmerican Heart Association
  35. 2008 - 2018
    Abstract GraderAmerican Society of Nuclear Cardiology
  36. 2006 - 2007
    Co-ChairHeart Walk, Rochester, Minnesota, American Heart Association
  37. 2005 - present
    MemberClinical Competency Committee, Internal Medicine Residency Program
  38. 2003 - 2007
    MemberRadiation Safety Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  39. 2002 - 2018
    Abstract ReviewerAmerican College of Cardiology
  40.  
    Vice ChairRadiation Safety Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  41.  
    FellowAmerican College of Cardiology
  42.  
    FellowAmerican Heart Association
  43.  
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  44.  
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  45.  
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  46.  
    MemberThai Physicians Association of America
  47.  
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  48.  
    MemberScientific Abstract Review Committee, International Academy of Cardiology
  49.  
    MemberScientific Advisory Board, International Academy of Cardiology
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