Damon E. Houghton, M.D., M.S.

  1. Hematologist
  2. Vascular Medicine Specialist

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

Damon Houghton, M.D., MSc, is a specialist with training in Hematology and Vascular Medicine. His clinical focus includes:

  • Expertise in the management of venous thromboembolism (pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis, venous thrombosis at other sites).
  • Counseling and risk assessment in inherited and acquired clotting disorders ("thrombophilia").
  • Complex anticoagulation (blood thinner) and anti-platelet medication decisions.
  • Diagnosis and management of vascular disorders (peripheral edema, peripheral arterial disease, vasospastic disorders, vascular compression syndromes).
  • Multidisciplinary management of vascular malformations and coagulopathies.

In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Houghton is active in research with an interest in risk factors for venous thrombosis, advanced imaging techniques, cancer-associated thrombosis, and anticoagulation.

  1. Aneurysm
  2. Antiphospholipid syndrome
  3. Antithrombin deficiency
  4. Arterial embolism
  5. Coagulopathy
  6. Congenital blood clotting disorder
  7. Deep vein thrombosis
  8. Edema
  9. Factor V Leiden
  10. Fibromuscular dysplasia
  11. Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome
  12. Peripheral artery disease
  13. Protein C deficiency
  14. Protein S deficiency
  15. Pulmonary embolism
  16. Thrombophilia
  17. Thrombophlebitis
  18. Vascular malformation
  19. Vasospastic disorders
  20. Venous insufficiency
  21. Venous thrombosis
  1. Anticoagulant therapy
  2. Antiplatelet therapy
  1. 2018
    FellowshipVascular Medicine, Mayo Clinic
  2. 2017
    Master of Science - Clinical ResearchUniversity of North Carolina, School of Public Health
  3. 2016
    Fellowship - Hematology University of North Carolina
  4. 2014
    Residency - Internal Medicine University of Vermont
  5. 2011
    MDUniversity of North Carolina Chapel Hill
  6. 2006
    BSNorth Carolina State University

Certifications

  1. 2019
    Vascular MedicineAmerican Board of Vascular Medicine
  2. 2016
    HematologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  3. 2014
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2021
    Excellence in Clinical TeachingDepartment of Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester
  2. 2021
    Physician Builder CertificateEPIC
  3. 2016
    Chief Fellow Hematology/OncologySchool of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  4. 2006
    Valedictorian North Carolina State University

Professional memberships

  1. 2022 - present
    MemberVascular Medicine Special Council
  2. 2022 - present
    Panel MemberCHEST
  3. 2021 - present
    MemberGonda Vascular Center Executive Committee
  4. 2021 - present
    Research ChairGonda Vascular Center
  5. 2021 - present
    MemberEpic Optimization Committee
  6. 2020 - present
    MemberAsk Mayo Expert
  7. 2018 - present
    Consensus Group PanelAmerican Society of Hematology
  8. 2018 - present
    Workgroup MemberHemostasis & Thrombosis Research Society
  9. 2016 - present
    MemberHemostasis and Thrombosis Research Society
  10. 2015 - present
    MemberInternational Society of Thrombosis and Hemostasis
  11. 2015 - present
    FellowSociety of Vascular Medicine
  12. 2014 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Hematology

Publications