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Vincent S. Pureza, M.D., Ph.D.

  1. Hospitalist
  2. Internist


  1. Rochester, Minnesota



Vincent Pureza, M.D., Ph.D., is a physician-scientist with a focus in hospital internal medicine, and biochemistry. Dr. Pureza provides and coordinates multidisciplinary medical care in the hospital setting. He is active in clinical care, research, and education. His interests include:

  • Inpatient medical care
  • Medical education
  • Hemostasis and thrombosis
  • Medical biochemistry and genetics
  1. 2015
    ResidencyUniversity of Minnesota School of Medicine
  2. 2012
    MDUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  3. 2009
    Ph.D. - Biochemistry.University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  4. 2001
    BA - Honors BiologyCalifornia State University at Northridge


  1. 2015
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2018
    Mayo Hospital Internal Medicine Educator AwardDivision of Hospital Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  2. 2015
    UMN Internal Medicine Resident Annual Accomplishment Award:Department of Internal Medicine, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  3. 2013
    United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation and Burroughs Wellcome AwardUnited Mitochondrial Disease Foundation
  4. 2011
    Gold Humanism in Medicine Honor SocietyCollege of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  5. 2009
    Baxter International Innovation AwardBaxter Pharmaceuticals
  6. 2006
    American Heart Association Predoctoral Research FellowshipAmerican Heart Association
  7. 2001
    CSUN Donald E Bianchi AwardCalifornia State University, Northridge
  8. 2001
    CSUN Honors in Biology and General EducationCalifornia State University, Northridge
  9. 2001
    Endocrine Society AwardThe Endocrine Society
  10. 1999
    NIH MARC Undergraduate Research FellowshipCalifornia State University, Northridge

Professional memberships

  1. 2021 - present
    Unit Medical DirectorMayo Clinic in Rochester
  2. 2020 - present
    Physician LeadThe Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare
  3. 2020 - 2021
    Unit Medical DirectorMayo Clinic in Rochester
  4. 2020 - present
    Peer SupporterHealing the Emotional Lives of Peers (HELP) Program
  5. 2020 - present
    Unit Medical DirectorMayo Clinic in Rochester
  6. 2018
    Super User for Go-LiveEPIC Super User
  7. 2018 - present
    Unit Medical DirectorMayo Clinic in Rochester
  8. 2017 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Clinical Chemistry