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


Specialty Groups


  1. Rochester, Minnesota



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. Deep vein thrombosis
  7. Edema
  8. Factor V Leiden
  9. Fibromuscular dysplasia
  10. Peripheral artery disease
  11. Protein C deficiency
  12. Protein S deficiency
  13. Thrombophilia
  14. Vascular malformation
  15. Venous insufficiency
  16. Venous thrombosis
  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


  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. 2016
    Chief Fellow Hematology/OncologySchool of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  2. 2006
    Valedictorian North Carolina State University

Professional memberships

  1. 2018 - present
    Consensus Group PanelAmerican Society of Hematology
  2. 2018 - present
    Workgroup MemberHemostasis & Thrombosis Research Society
  3. 2016 - present
    MemberHemostasis and Thrombosis Research Society
  4. 2015 - present
    MemberInternational Society of Thrombosis and Hemostasis
  5. 2015 - present
    MemberSociety of Vascular Medicine
  6. 2014 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Hematology