Paul A. Friedman, M.D.

  1. Cardiologist
  2. Cardiac Electrophysiologist
  3. Vice Chair
  4. Chair, Faculty Development and Academic Advancement
  5. Director, Implantable Device Lab

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Stroke prevention
  1. AV node ablation
  2. Cardiac ablation
  3. Cardiac resynchronization device insertion
  4. Cardiac resynchronization therapy
  5. EP study
  6. Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) insertion
  7. Left atrial appendage closure
  8. Pacemaker insertion
  • Cardiac electrophysiology
  • Complex ablation treat 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
  • Left atrial appendage closure/ heart — brain connection for stroke prevention
  1. 1997
    Fellow - Cardiovascular ElectrophysiologyMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 1996
    Fellow - Cardiovascular MedicineMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 1993
    Resident - Department of Internal MedicineStanford University
  4. 1991
    Internship - Department of Internal MedicineUniversity of Washington
  5. 1990
    MDStanford University
  6. 1985
    BA - Plan II Honors Liberal Arts ProgramUniversity of Texas
  7. 1985
    BS - Electrical EngineeringUniversity of Texas

Certifications

  1. 1998
    Clinical Cardiac ElectrophysiologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 1997
    Cardiovascular DiseasesAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2014
    Innovation-Bright Idea, DOM Allied Health Recognition AwardDepartment of Internal Medicine
  2. 2013
    Top Inventors: 500 Leading InventorsTwin Cities Business
  3. 1997
    William H.J. Summerskill Award in Subspecialty Trainee ResearchMayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  4. 1997
    Bristol Meyers Squib ACC Travel Award and GrantHeart Rhythm Society
  5. 1995
    ACC/Littmann Scholarship AwardAmerican College of Cardiology
  6. 1995
    Genetech/American College of Cardiology Meetin GrantStanford University
  7. 1994
    AFCR Midwest Trainee Investigator AwardAmerican Federation for Clinical Research
  8. 1990
    Stanford University Dean's Award for Distinguished ResearchStanford University
  9. 1986
    Stanford Alumni Medical Student ScholarshipStanford University
  10. 1985
    Graduated with High Honors (BS and BA)University of Texas
  11. 1981
    Ernest J. Cockrell Scholarship AwardUniversity of Texas
  12. 1981
    Engineering Honor RollUniversity of Texas
  13. 1981
    Golden Key National Honor SocietyUniversity of Texas
  14. 1981
    Mayo Clinical Practice Innovation GrantUniversity of Texas
  15.  
    Distinguished College ScholarUniversity of Texas
  16.  
    Dean's ListUniversity of Texas
  17.  
    Alpha Lambda DeltaUniversity of Texas
  18.  
    Engineering ScholarUniversity of Texas
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Professional memberships

  1. 2016 - present
    ChairCardiovascular Services Center Clinical Registry Subcommittee
  2. 2016 - present
    Committee MemberAmerican Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
  3. 2015
    Editorial Board MemberEditorial Review Board, Heart Rhythm
  4. 2015 - present
    Medical DirectorMayo Clinic Center for Connected Care
  5. 2015 - present
    CV IT Committee
  6. 2013 - 2015
    Committee MemberHeart Rhythm Society
  7. 2013 - 2014
    Board MemberHeart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)
  8. 2011 - 2012
    Editorial Board MemberHeart Rhythm
  9. 2011
    Board MemberHeart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)
  10. 2011
    TrusteeHeart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)
  11. 2008 - 2012
    Vice ChairPublications Committee, Heart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)
  12. 2008 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Device Tracings Conference
  13. 2008 - present
    Editor-in-ChiefSearch Task Force Journal, Heart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)
  14. 2007 - present
    MemberSCA 360 Task Force, Heart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)
  15. 2006 - present
    Fellowship MemberHeart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)
  16. 2006 - present
    MemberEducation Committee, Heart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)
  17. 2005 - present
    MemberECG and Arrhythmia Committee, American Heart Association
  18. 2004 - 2008
    ChairWeb Oversight Committee, Heart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)
  19. 2003 - 2006
    MemberScientific Sessions Program Committee, Heart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)
  20. 2003 - 2006
    MemberYoung Invesitgator Award Committee, Heart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)
  21. 2002
    MemberNASPE Revenue Generation Task Force, Heart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)
  22. 2001 - 2004
    MemberClinical Electrophysiology Committee, American College of Cardiology
  23. 2000
    Medical EditorHeart and Blood Vessels Center, MayoClinic.com, Health Management Resources
  24. 2000
    MemberCardioversion Practice Committee, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  25. 2000
    MemberHeart and Blood Vessels Center, MayoClinic.com, Health Management Resources
  26. 1999
    MemberGraduate Education Committee, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  27. 1999
    MemberInternal Medicine and Medical Subspecialties, Graduate Education Committee, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine
  28. 1999
    MemberSubcommittee on Subspecialty Training, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  29. 1998 - 2008
    Co-DirectorCardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  30. 1998 - 2001
    MemberPractice Guidelines Subcommittee, Heart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)
  31. 1998
    DeveloperElectrophysiology Web Page, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  32. 1998
    Medical DirectorElectrophysiology Web Page, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  33. 1998
    MemberCardiovascular Grand Rounds Committee, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  34. 1998
    MemberNominating Committee, Minnesota Chapter, American College of Cardiology
  35. 1998 - present
    Director of EducationElectrophysiology Laboratory, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  36. 1998 - present
    MemberElectrophysiology Laboratory, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  37. 1998 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  38. 1998 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  39. 1998 - present
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  40. 1997 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Cardiology
  41. 1997 - present
    MemberCardiac Electrophysiology Society
  42. 1997 - present
    MemberAmerican Heart Association
  43. 1995 - 1997
    MemberCardiovascular Fellows Representative, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  44. 1995
    Beta TesterACCSAP CD-ROM Committee, American College of Cardiology
  45. 1994 - 1995
    MemberGoverning Council, Mayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  46. 1982 - 1983
    MemberLiberal Arts Council, The University of Texas at Austin
  47. 1981 - 1982
    MemberFreshman Engineering Council, The University of Texas at Austin
  48.  
    State RepresentativeMinnesota Chapter, American College of Cardiology
  49.  
    Abstract ReviewerHeart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)
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Publications

Research activities

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