Kent R. Thielen, M.D.

  1. Vice President, Mayo Clinic
  2. Chief Executive Officer, Florida

Departments

Location

  1. Jacksonville, Florida

Languages

English

Dr. Thielen is vice president, Mayo Clinic, and CEO of Mayo Clinic in Florida. Dr. Thielen previously served as chair of the Mayo Clinic Department of Radiology in the Midwest, a position that he held from 2013–2018. He also served as the chair of the Division of Neuroradiology in the Department of Radiology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester from 2004–2013.

Dr. Thielen has a strong personal interest in innovative practice development, including the development of new technologies and delivery of imaged-guided spinal and neuroendovascular therapies. He also spearheaded the development and implementation of multiple innovative image-guided procedures in the cerebrovascular and spinal image-guided interventional practices.

He received his bachelor's degree in engineering physics from South Dakota State University and his doctor of medicine degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School. Dr. Thielen completed his residency training in diagnostic radiology at the Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education in Rochester and was chief resident from 1993 to 1994. He subsequently completed a three-year combined fellowship in diagnostic and interventional neuroradiology at the Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education in Rochester, before joining the Mayo Clinic faculty in 1996.

A member of the Mayo Clinic staff for the past 22 years, Dr. Thielen also serves as a professor of Radiology in the Department of Radiology. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Radiology with additional Certificate of Added Qualifications in Neuroradiology.

  1. 1997
    Fellow - 3-year combined Diagnostic Neuroradiology and Interventional NeuroradiologyMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 1994
    Resident - Diagnostic RadiologyMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 1990
    MDUniversity of Minnesota Medical School
  4. 1986
    BS - Engineering PhysicsSouth Dakota State University

Certifications

  1. 1996
    NeuroradiologyAmerican Board of Radiology
  2. 1995
    Diagnostic RadiologyAmerican Board of Radiology

Awards and honors

  1. 2016
    2016 Louis A. Gilula Mentor Award - Best PaperAmerican Society of Spine Radiology 2016 Annual Meeting
  2. 2014
    Certificate of Merit - Education ExhibitRadiologic Society of North America Annual Meeting 2014
  3. 2012
    Best Mentor Paper Award - Second PlaceAmerican Society of Spine Radiology 2012 Annual Symposium
  4. 2009
    Runner-up Best Mentor Paper AwardAmerican Society of Spine Radiology
  5. 2008
    Carman Award for CitizenshipDepartment of Radiology
  6. 2008
    2008 Association of University Radiologists-Agfa Radiology Management Program AwardAssociation of University Radiologists
  7. 2006
    Mentor Award Best Paper PresentationAmerican Society of Spine Radiology
  8. 2005
    Best Mentor Award Paper PresentationAmerican Society of Spine Radiology
  9. 2004
    Runner-up Best Paper Mentor AwardAmerican Society of Spine Radiology
  10. 1992
    Chief Resident Diagnostic RadiologyDepartment of Radiology

Professional memberships

  1. 2019 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Board of Trustees, Investment Committee
  2. 2019 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Board of Trustees Business Development and Marketing Committee
  3. 2019 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Board of Trustees, Strategy and Knowledge
  4. 2019 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Board of Trustees, Finance and Investment Committee
  5. 2019 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Board of Trustees, Information Managememt and Technology Governance Committee
  6. 2019 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Board of Governors
  7. 2019 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Board of Trustees
  8. 2019 - present
    MemberDuval County Medical Society
  9. 2018 - present
    Executive Committee MemberCenter for Regenerative Medicine
  10. 2017
    MemberPersonnel Committee Chair Search Committee
  11. 2016 - present
    Active MemberPlummer Clinical Operational Readiness (CORe) Team
  12. 2016 - 2018
    MemberMidwest Financial Planning Group
  13. 2015 - present
    ChairEnterprise Radiology EHR Steering Committee
  14. 2015 - present
    Active MemberCancer Center Executive Committee, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center Committees, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  15. 2015 - present
    Executive Committee MemberMayo Clinic Cancer Care Advisory Council
  16. 2014 - present
    ChairEnterprise Radiology Specialty Council, Mayo Clinic Specialty Council, Mayo Clinic Clinical Practice Committee
  17. 2014 - present
    MentorMayo Clinic Leader as Coach Training
  18. 2013 - 2015
    MemberMayo Clinic Cancer Care Advisory Council
  19. 2013 - present
    MemberSMH MN MB Planning Committee
  20. 2013 - present
    PresidentMayo Clinic Alumni Association, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  21. 2013 - 2014
    MemberEnterprise Radiology Specialty Council, Mayo Clinic Specialty Council, Mayo Clinic Clinical Practice Committee
  22. 2013 - present
    ChairMidwest Radiology Executive Committee
  23. 2013 - present
    ChairMidwest Radiology Division Chairs Committee
  24. 2013 - present
    MemberMidwest Radiology Physician & Scientist Recruitment Committee
  25. 2013 - present
    MemberCarman Society, Mayo Clinic Alumni Association, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  26. 2012 - present
    MemberVertebroplasty, Technology Assessment Abstract Workgroup, Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement
  27. 2010 - 2014
    Ad Hoc MemberMentorship Committee, American Society of Spine Radiology
  28. 2008 - present
    MemberSpine Intervention Society
  29. 2007 - present
    MemberAssociation of University Radiologists
  30. 2006 - 2013
    MemberIntegration Leadership Committee, Department of Radiology
  31. 2006 - 2010
    MemberResearch Committee, American Society of Neuroradiology
  32. 2006
    MemberCNS Primary Brain Tumor Project Task Force, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  33. 2006 - 2013
    ChairEnterprise Neuroradiology Collaboration Team
  34. 2006
    MemberBack Pain Work Group, Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  35. 2006 - present
    MemberNBI Inc.start-up technology company, Office of Intellectual Property (formerly Mayo Medical Ventures)
  36. 2005
    MemberHeadache Work Group, Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  37. 2004 - 2013
    ChairDivision of Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology
  38. 2003
    MemberTechnology Assessment Abstract Workgroup, Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  39. 2000 - 2014
    MemberNeuroradiology Procedures Committee, Division of Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology
  40. 2000 - 2004
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, Division of Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology
  41. 2000 - 2004
    ChairNeuroradiology Procedures Committee, Division of Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology
  42. 2000
    ChairAd Hoc Committee, Neuroprocedures Work Group, Department of Radiology
  43. 2000
    MemberAd Hoc Committee, Neuroprocedures Work Group, Department of Radiology
  44. 1999 - 2004
    SpokespersonDiagnostic Neuroangiography, Department of Radiology
  45. 1999 - present
    MemberDiagnostic Neuroangiography, Department of Radiology
  46. 1998 - present
    ChairAd Hoc Committee to coordinate selection and placement of biplane neuroangiography equipment in RM 25 at St. Marys, Department of Radiology
  47. 1998 - present
    MemberSociety of NeuroInterventional Surgery
  48. 1997 - 2001
    ConsultantNeuroVasx, Inc.
  49. 1997 - 2001
    MemberScientific Advisory Board, NeuroVasx, Inc.
  50. 1997 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  51. 1997 - present
    MemberNeuroVasx, Inc.
  52. 1996 - present
    Senior MemberAmerican Society of Neuroradiology
  53. 1996 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Spine Radiology
  54. 1996 - present
    MemberAmerican Roentgen Ray Society
  55. 1996 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Radiology
  56. 1996 - present
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  57. 1996 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  58. 1996 - present
    MemberMinnesota Radiological Society
  59. 1992 - present
    MemberRadiological Society of North America
  60. 1992 - 1993
    MemberExecutive Committee, American Association of Academic Chief Residents in Radiology
  61. 1992
    RepresentativeRadiology Intersociety Meeting, American Association of Academic Chief Residents in Radiology
  62. 1992
    MemberRadiology Intersociety Meeting, American Association of Academic Chief Residents in Radiology
  63. 1991 - 1994
    MemberEducation Committee, Diagnostic Radiology, Department of Radiology
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