Phillip G. Rowse, M.D.

  1. Cardiovascular Surgeon

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

Phillip G. Rowse, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Cardiovascular surgery. His clinical focus includes:

  • Management of coronary artery disease with an emphasis on utilizing total arterial revascularization, redo coronary artery bypass surgery and a special interest in minimally invasive revascularization procedures.
  • Management of adult valvular heart disease including utilization of TAVR technology and robotic mitral valve repair.
  • Management of ascending aortic aneurysms.
  • Special interest in the surgical treatment of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy including extended trans-aortic and/or trans-apical septal myectomy.
  • Surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation with alternative energy sources including left atrial appendage amputation/ligation.
  • Management of constrictive pericarditis, including preoperative hemodynamic optimization prior to complete pericardiectomy.

In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Rowse is active in outcomes research and national clinical trials. He authors in high-impact surgical journals and contributes to the growing field of cardiac surgical education literature. He provides guided mentorship to medical students, general surgery residents, and cardiothoracic surgical fellows. He serves as the Interdisciplinary Patient Care Unit Medical Director for step down cardiac surgical patients and is engaged in a variety of quality improvement projects.

  • Arrhythmia surgery (Maze procedure)
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Pericardial disease
  • Ascending aortic aneurysm
  • Cardiac tumors
  • Mechanical circulatory support (ECMO)
Rochester

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 2018
    Chief Resident - Thoracic Surgery (Cardiac Track)Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  2. 2018
    ResidencyThoracic Surgery, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2018
    Residency - Joint General and Thoracic Surgery ResidencyMayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  4. 2016
    Chief Resident - General SurgeryMayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  5. 2014
    Fellowship - Surgical SimulationAmerican College of Surgeons Accredited Education Institutes
  6. 2010
    Doctorate of Medicine - Highest HonorsRoss University School of Medicine
  7. 2006
    BSc (Hons) - Summa Cum Lade, Microbiology Arizona State University
  8. 2003
    AAMesa Community College
  9. 1999
    Diploma - HonorsApollo High School

Certifications

  1. 2019
    Thoracic and Cardiac SurgeryAmerican Board of Thoracic Surgery
  2. 2016
    General SurgeryAmerican Board of Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 2020
    Advanced Robotic Cardiac Surgery Fellowship Award Thoracic Surgery Foundation - Robotics Committee
  2. 2019
    Calmest Under Pressure AwardMayo Clinic Cardiovascular Surgery - APP & Surgeon Retreat 2019
  3. 2019
    Best Surgeon Communicator AwardMayo Clinic Cardiovascular Surgery - APP & Surgeon Retreat 2019
  4. 2019
    Happiest/Most Positive SurgeonMayo Clinic Cardiovascular Surgery - APP & Surgeon Retreat 2019
  5. 2017
    O.T. Clagett Travel Award Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic
  6. 2016
    3rd Place Masters Cup Challenge - 24th European Conference on Thoracic Surgery - Team Americas
  7. 2016
    Judd Club Award - Stellar Performance in Surgical X-GamesGeneral Surgery Residency
  8. 2015
    Judd Club Award - Stellar Performance in Surgical X-Games General Surgery Residency
  9. 2014
    Poster of Distinction7th Annual Consortium of ACS-Accredited Education Institutes Meeting
  10. 2013
    1st Place - Clinical Research Award ($300) Resident Paper CompetitionMinnesota Surgical Society - Fall Conference 2013
  11. 2010
    M.D., Highest HonorsRUSM
  12. 2006
    B.S. Microbiology, Summa Cum LaudeArizona State University
  13. 2004
    Dean's List RecipientArizona State University
  14. 1999
    Merit Scholarship Award ($2,000)Arizona State University
  15. 1999
    Outstanding Academic AchievementPresident's Education Awards Program
  16. 1999
    Scholar-Athlete Award Arizona Interscholastic Association
  17. 1998
    Regional Cross-Country ChampionsDesert Sky - Skyline Region
  18. 1997
    Regional Cross-Country ChampionsDesert Sky - Skyline Region
  19. 1996
    Regional Cross-Country ChampionsDesert Sky - Skyline Region
  20. 1996
    Scholarship RecipientACE PLUS Scholarship Program
  21. 1994
    Bronze PalmBoy Scouts of America
  22. 1994
    Eagle Trip RecipientBoy Scouts of America - Grand Canyon Council
  23. 1993
    Eagle Scout AwardBoy Scouts of America

Professional memberships

  1. 2021 - present
    InitiateAmerican College of Surgeons
  2. 2021 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  3. 2021 - present
    MemberFellow American College of Surgeons
  4. 2021 - present
    Surgeon CoordinatorCardiovascular Surgery Practice Demand Generation Committee
  5. 2021 - present
    Academic AdvisorCardiovascular Surgery APP Professional Development Committee
  6. 2021 - present
    Subject Matter Expert/Content EditorMayo Clinic CV/CVS Structural Heart Disease Web Page Design
  7. 2021 - present
    Surgeon LeaderCardiovascular Surgery & Intensive Care Unit Collaborative Research Committee
  8. 2021 - present
    MemberSociety of Thoracic Surgeons, Workforce on E-Learning & Educational Innovation
  9. 2021 - present
    MemberSociety of Thoracic Surgeons, Workforce on Health Policy, Reform & Advocacy
  10. 2020 - present
    MemberSociety of Thoracic Surgeons, Workforce on Coding & Reimbursement
  11. 2019 - present
    MemberSociety of Thoracic Surgeons
  12. 2019 - present
    Physician LiaisonCardiovascular Surgery DC Process Standardization Subgroup
  13. 2019 - present
    Unit Medical DirectorMedical Director of Mary Brigh 5C/F CVS Progressive Care Unit
  14. 2018 - present
    Committee MemberCardiovascular Surgery Mortality Review Subcommittee
  15. 2017 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Alumni Association
  16. 2017 - present
    MemberEuropean Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  17. 2016 - 2018
    MemberThoracic Surgery Resident Association
  18. 2016 - present
    MemberPriestley Society
  19. 2015 - 2016
    Resident AdvisorGeneral Surgery Program Evaluation Committee
  20. 2014 - 2016
    Committee MemberSurgical Sentinel, Department of Surgery
  21. 2013 - present
    MemberThe Willius Society: A History of Medicine Organization
  22. 2011 - 2012
    Resident RepresentativeSurgical Nursing Unit (1 Francis) Committee Member
  23. 2010 - present
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society
  24. 2010 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association