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.

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Jacksonville, Florida

  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. 2021
    Ultimate CEO awardeeJacksonville Business Journal
  2. 2016
    2016 Louis A. Gilula Mentor Award - Best PaperAmerican Society of Spine Radiology 2016 Annual Meeting
  3. 2014
    Certificate of Merit - Education ExhibitRadiologic Society of North America Annual Meeting 2014
  4. 2012
    Best Mentor Paper Award - Second PlaceAmerican Society of Spine Radiology 2012 Annual Symposium
  5. 2009
    Runner-up Best Mentor Paper AwardAmerican Society of Spine Radiology
  6. 2008
    Carman Award for CitizenshipDepartment of Radiology
  7. 2008
    2008 Association of University Radiologists-Agfa Radiology Management Program AwardAssociation of University Radiologists
  8. 2006
    Mentor Award Best Paper PresentationAmerican Society of Spine Radiology
  9. 2005
    Best Mentor Award Paper PresentationAmerican Society of Spine Radiology
  10. 2004
    Runner-up Best Paper Mentor AwardAmerican Society of Spine Radiology
  11. 1992
    Chief Resident Diagnostic RadiologyDepartment of Radiology

Professional memberships

  1. 2022
    Search Committee memberMayo Clinic Health System Chief Administrative Officer Search Committee
  2. 2021
    ChairMayo Clinic Florida Chief Administrative Officer Search Committee
  3. 2021 - present
    Search CommitteeMayo Clinic Chief Administrative Officer Search Committee
  4. 2021
    Search CommitteeMayo Clinic Chief Development Officer Search Committee
  5. 2021
    Search CommitteeMayo Clinic Chief Public Affairs Search Committee
  6. 2020 - 2021
    Search CommitteeMayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine Director Search Committee
  7. 2020 - present
    Vice PresidentMayo Clinic Board of Trustees
  8. 2020 - present
    Search CommitteeMayo Clinic Chief Strategy Officer Search Committee
  9. 2020 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Board of Trustees Digital Solutions Committee
  10. 2019 - present
    Search CommitteeDean of Practice
  11. 2019 - 2020
    Search CommitteePresident Platform Search Committee
  12. 2019 - 2021
    MemberMayo Clinic Board of Trustees Business Development and Marketing Committee
  13. 2019 - 2021
    MemberMayo Clinic Board of Trustees, Investment Committee
  14. 2019
    MemberMayo Clinic Board of Trustees, Information Managememt and Technology Governance Committee
  15. 2019 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Board of Trustees, Strategy and Knowledge
  16. 2019 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Board of Trustees, Finance and Investment Committee
  17. 2019
    MemberMayo Clinic Arizona Vice President and CEO Search Committee, Search Committees, Personnel Committee
  18. 2019 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Board of Governors
  19. 2019 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Board of Trustees
  20. 2019 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Executive Operations Team
  21. 2019 - present
    Vice PresidentMayo Clinic Corporate Officers, Board of Trustees - Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Committees
  22. 2019 - present
    MemberBoard of Directors, Mayo Collaborative Services, LLC
  23. 2019 - present
    ChairExecutive Operations Team - Florida, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  24. 2019 - present
    MemberDuval County Medical Society
  25. 2019 - present
    Emeritus MemberSociety of Chairmen of Academic Radiology Departments
  26. 2018
    Interim ChairExecutive Operations Team - Florida, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  27. 2018 - present
    MemberSalary and Benefits Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  28. 2018 - present
    MemberDiversity and Inclusion Oversight Committee - Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Committees
  29. 2018 - present
    Executive Committee MemberCenter for Regenerative Medicine
  30. 2017
    MemberPersonnel Committee Chair Search Committee
  31. 2016 - 2019
    Active MemberPlummer Clinical Operational Readiness (CORe) Team
  32. 2016 - 2018
    MemberMidwest Financial Planning Group
  33. 2015 - present
    ChairEnterprise Radiology EHR Steering Committee
  34. 2015 - present
    Active MemberCancer Center Executive Committee, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center Committees, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  35. 2015 - present
    Executive Committee MemberMayo Clinic Cancer Care Advisory Council
  36. 2014 - 2019
    ChairEnterprise Radiology Specialty Council, Mayo Clinic Specialty Council, Mayo Clinic Clinical Practice Committee
  37. 2014 - present
    MentorMayo Clinic Leader as Coach Training
  38. 2013 - 2018
    MemberSMH MN MB Planning Committee
  39. 2013 - 2015
    MemberMayo Clinic Cancer Care Advisory Council
  40. 2013 - present
    PresidentMayo Clinic Alumni Association, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  41. 2013 - present
    MemberDiversity & Inclusion Committee
  42. 2013 - 2018
    MemberMidwest Radiology Physician & Scientist Recruitment Committee
  43. 2013 - 2018
    MemberSociety of Chairmen of Academic Radiology Departments
  44. 2013 - 2018
    ChairMidwest Radiology Division Chairs Committee
  45. 2013 - 2014
    MemberEnterprise Radiology Specialty Council, Mayo Clinic Specialty Council, Mayo Clinic Clinical Practice Committee
  46. 2013 - present
    ChairMidwest Radiology Executive Committee
  47. 2013 - present
    MemberCarman Society, Mayo Clinic Alumni Association, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  48. 2012 - present
    MemberVertebroplasty, Technology Assessment Abstract Workgroup, Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement
  49. 2010 - 2014
    Ad Hoc MemberMentorship Committee, American Society of Spine Radiology
  50. 2008 - present
    MemberSpine Intervention Society
  51. 2007 - present
    MemberAssociation of University Radiologists
  52. 2006 - 2013
    MemberIntegration Leadership Committee, Department of Radiology
  53. 2006 - 2010
    MemberResearch Committee, American Society of Neuroradiology
  54. 2006
    MemberCNS Primary Brain Tumor Project Task Force, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester
  55. 2006 - 2013
    ChairEnterprise Neuroradiology Collaboration Team
  56. 2006
    MemberBack Pain Work Group, Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  57. 2006 - present
    MemberNBI Inc.start-up technology company, Office of Intellectual Property (formerly Mayo Medical Ventures)
  58. 2005
    MemberHeadache Work Group, Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  59. 2004 - 2013
    ChairDivision of Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology
  60. 2003
    MemberTechnology Assessment Abstract Workgroup, Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  61. 2000 - 2014
    MemberNeuroradiology Procedures Committee, Division of Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology
  62. 2000 - 2004
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, Division of Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology
  63. 2000 - 2004
    ChairNeuroradiology Procedures Committee, Division of Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology
  64. 2000
    ChairAd Hoc Committee, Neuroprocedures Work Group, Department of Radiology
  65. 2000
    MemberAd Hoc Committee, Neuroprocedures Work Group, Department of Radiology
  66. 1999 - 2004
    SpokespersonDiagnostic Neuroangiography, Department of Radiology
  67. 1999 - present
    MemberDiagnostic Neuroangiography, Department of Radiology
  68. 1998 - 2000
    ChairAd Hoc Committee to coordinate selection and placement of biplane neuroangiography equipment in RM 25 at St. Marys, Department of Radiology
  69. 1998 - present
    MemberSociety of NeuroInterventional Surgery
  70. 1997 - 2001
    ConsultantNeuroVasx, Inc.
  71. 1997 - 2001
    MemberScientific Advisory Board, NeuroVasx, Inc.
  72. 1997 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  73. 1997 - present
    MemberNeuroVasx, Inc.
  74. 1996 - present
    Senior MemberAmerican Society of Neuroradiology
  75. 1996 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Spine Radiology
  76. 1996 - 2019
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  77. 1996 - 2019
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  78. 1996 - 2019
    MemberMinnesota Radiological Society
  79. 1996 - present
    MemberAmerican Roentgen Ray Society
  80. 1996 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Radiology
  81. 1992 - present
    MemberRadiological Society of North America
  82. 1992 - 1993
    MemberExecutive Committee, American Association of Academic Chief Residents in Radiology
  83. 1992
    RepresentativeRadiology Intersociety Meeting, American Association of Academic Chief Residents in Radiology
  84. 1992
    MemberRadiology Intersociety Meeting, American Association of Academic Chief Residents in Radiology
  85. 1991 - 1994
    MemberEducation Committee, Diagnostic Radiology, Department of Radiology