Vivek N. Iyer, M.D., M.P.H.

  1. Critical Care Specialist
  2. Internist
  3. Pulmonologist

Dr. Iyer is the current director of the Mayo Clinic Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT) Center of Excellence and has been actively involved in the care of HHT patients for more than a decade. He is a strong advocate for advancing therapeutics for patients with severe HHT related bleeding and has considerable experience in the use of bevacizumab and other anti angiogenic agents for this condition. He is active in HHT related research and has participated in multiple clinical trials. He has collaborated both nationally as well as internationally with numerous publications in this area.

Dr. Iyer also serves as the director of the Mayo Chronic Cough Clinic. He has a special interest in chronic refractory cough as well as severe asthma and has been very active in advancing therapeutics for patients with refractory chronic cough. He has been a principal investigator at the Mayo Clinic for multiple trials exploring novel therapeutics for the management of chronic refractory cough. The Mayo Chronic Cough Clinic is one of the busiest cough clinics in the country seeing more than 3000 new patients annually with difficult to treat cough.

Dr. Iyer also sees patients with sarcoidosis and a variety of interstitial lung diseases in the Mayo clinic interstitial lung diseases specialty clinic. This clinic sees a wide variety of patients with severe interstitial lung disease from a multitude of different causes.

  1. Bronchoscopy
  2. Central venous catheterization
  3. Chest tube placement
  4. Endotracheal intubation
  5. Laryngoscopy
  6. Pulmonary function test
  • Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT)
  • Chronic Cough
  • Severe Asthma
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Unexplained Dyspnea
  1. 2010
    Clinical Fellowship - Pulmonary MedicineMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2008
    Clinical Fellowship - Critical Care MedicineMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2006
    Resident - Internal MedicineState University of New York at Buffalo
  4. 2004
    MPHColumbia University
  5. 2003
    MD - Specialization- Internal MedicineB J Medical College, Ahmedabad
  6. 2000
    MB BSB J Medical College, Ahmedabad

Certifications

  1. 2010
    Pulmonary DiseaseAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 2008
    Critical Care MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  3. 2006
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    TOP RATED ABSTRACTMayo Clinic Quality Conference
  2. 2015
    Critical Care Fellows 'Teacher of the Year' AwardDivision of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  3. 2015
    Research Citation Finalists, SCCM 2016 (new onset Atrial fibrillation in the ICU-outcomes)Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  4. 2011
    Best Resident Teacher NomineeDivision of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  5. 2009
    CHEST CHALLENGE finalist- ACCP (3rd place)American College of Chest Physicians
  6. 2008
    Best of ACCP awardAmerican College of Chest Physicians Annual Meeting
  7. 2007
    Best Poster AwardMidwest Chapter, Infectious Diseases Society of America
  8. 2007
    Best New Investigator Award for Epidemiological StudiesSociety of Critical Care Medicine
  9. 2006
    Best Resident-Teacher NomineeState University of New York at Buffalo
  10. 1994
    Dean's Honor listB J Medical College, Ahmedabad

Professional memberships

  1. 2008 - present
    MemberAmerican Thoracic Society (ATS)
  2. 2006 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Chest Physicians
  3. 2006 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  4. 2004 - 2008
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  5. 2003 - present
    MemberGujarat Medical Association
  6. 2000 - present
    MemberIndian Medical Association

Publications

Research activities

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