Monique A. Freund, M.D.

  1. Cardiologist

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

Monique A. Freund, M.D., is an invasive noninterventional general cardiologist. She is an assistant professor of medicine. She is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American Society of Echocardiography.

Her areas of clinical expertise include:

  • Bedside clinical examination of the cardiovascular system
  • Providing clear and concise education to promote the patient's full understanding of his or her underlying heart problems
  • Providing the best valued care of patients by doing the right tests at the right time and reducing unnecessary testing
  • Outpatient and inpatient cardiology consultation
  • Diagnosis and management of complex cardiovascular diseases
  • Diagnosis and management of cardiomyopathies, including hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, dilated cardiomyopathy and restrictive cardiomyopathy
  • Management of acute and chronic coronary artery disease
  • Diagnostic coronary angiography
  • Complex invasive hemodynamic assessment, including exercise studies for evaluation of unexplained dyspnea, heart failure and pulmonary hypertension
  • Diagnosis and management of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction
  • Comprehensive adult echocardiography
  • Transesophageal echocardiography
  • Stress testing
  1. Atrial fibrillation
  2. Cardiomyopathy
  3. Congestive heart failure
  4. Coronary artery disease
  5. Heart valve disease
  6. Pulmonary hypertension
  1. Cardioversion
  2. Coronary angiography
  3. Echocardiogram
  4. Stress echocardiogram
  • Consultative clinical cardiology
  • Diagnostic angiography
  • Invasive hemodynamic assessments
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Patient education
  • Lifelong learning

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 2009
    Fellow - Cardiovascular DiseasesMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2005
    Resident - Internal MedicineMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2002
    Resident - Casualty Officer/Junior Emergency Medicine resident, Department of Accident and EmergencyKingston Public Hospital, Kingston Jamaica
  4. 2000
    InternshipKingston Public Hospital, Kingston Jamaica
  5. 1999
    MB BS - Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of SurgeryFaculty of Medical Sciences, University of the West Indies
  6. 1997
    BS - Intercalated Bachelor of Sciences Degree Biochemistry/Molecular Biology. Research mentors, Profs. Whyte Owen and Rob McBane, Hematology Research.Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Certifications

  1. 2009
    Cardiovascular DiseasesAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2012
    Emerging Faculty ProgramDivision of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  2. 2008
    Mayo Brothers Distinguished Fellows AwardMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  3. 2008
    American Heart Association Women in Cardiology Trainee Award for ExcellenceCouncil on Clinical Cardiology, American Heart Association
  4. 2005
    LeeAnn McCaffrey, M.D. Women in Medicine Annual AwardDepartment of Internal Medicine
  5. 2002
    Excellence in Internship Award - Selected by the senior residents of the Internal MedicineAwarding Organization
  6. 1999
    Pathology and Microbiology MedalAwarding Organization
  7. 1999
    Honors Class in Obstetrics/Gynecology and Medicine in final clinical examinationsAwarding Organization
  8. 1999
    Honors (M.B., B.S., Hons.)Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of the West Indies
  9. 1997
    First Class Honors (B.Sc. Hons.)Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  10. 1996
    Special Student AwardMayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  11. 1995
    Distinction Class in Biochemistry and Physiology in preclinical examinationsAwarding Organization
  12. 1995
    Honors Class Anatomy and PharmacologyAwarding Organization
  13. 1994
    EV Ellington Memorial AwardAwarding Organization
  14. 1994
    Outstanding ScholarJamaica Flour Mills Foundation
  15. 1994
    ScholarshipJamaica Association of Northern California (JANC)
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Professional memberships

  1. 2014 - present
    MemberResident Selection Committee, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  2. 2010 - present
    FellowAmerican Society of Echocardiography
  3. 2006 - 2009
    Founder and ChairJamaican Diversity Networking Group (DNG), Diversity Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  4. 2005 - 2009
    Physician/Scientist RepresentativeDiversity Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  5. 2005 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Cardiology
  6. 2003 - present
    MemberAmerican Heart Association & American Stroke Association
  7. 1992 - present
    AlumnusCenter for Excellence in Education, Alumnus of the Research Science Institute