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Kelly K. Horst, M.D.

  1. Radiologist

Specialty Groups


  1. Rochester, Minnesota



Dr. Horst focuses on Pediatric and Hospital/Emergency Radiology, with interests in low-dose CT and artificial intelligence. She is the Pediatric Radiology team-lead for the CT Clinical Innovation Center and dedicated to optimizing low-dose CT protocols for research and clinical applications in children. She is actively involved in algorithm development and artificial intelligence applications for pediatric radiology.

Before arriving at the Mayo Clinic, she spent 9 years at Peyton Manning Children's Hospital and Ascension Women's Hospital level IV NICU in Indianapolis. Her clinical experience is the foundation for her commitment to bringing top-tier technology to the front lines of healthcare and greatly inspires her research.

She enjoys teaching and values the opportunity to work with residents.

  1. CT scan
  2. Fluoroscopy
  3. Kidney biopsy
  4. MRI
  5. Ultrasound
  6. Ultrasound elastography
  7. Ultrasound-guided biopsy
  8. X-ray
  • Emergent pediatric conditions
  • Low-dose CT
  • NICU
  • Pediatric musculoskeletal imaging
  • Artificial intelligence
  1. 2012
    Fellow - Pediatric Radiology FellowshipUniversity of Michigan
  2. 2011
    Residency - Radiology ResidencyIndiana University School of Medicine
  3. 2008
    Chief Resident - Transitional ResidencyIndiana University School of Medicine
  4. 2007
    Transitional Resident - Transitional Year Residency, Methodist HospitalIndiana University School of Medicine
  5. 2006
    Doctor of MedicineIndiana University School of Medicine
  6. 2001
    BA - Cum Laude, English Literature, Minor in ChemistryDartmouth College


  1. 2013
    Pediatric RadiologyAmerican Board of Radiology
  2. 2011
    Diagnostic RadiologyAmerican Board of Radiology

Awards and honors

  1. 2022
    Mayo Radiology Residency Distinguished Educator Mayo Clinic

Professional memberships

  1. 2022 - present
    member`Radiology Research Division
  2. 2022 - present
    MemberMayo Enterprise Contrast Committee
  3. 2021 - present
    Team LeadCT Clinical Innovation Center, Department of Radiology
  4. 2011 - present
    MemberSociety for Pediatric Radiology