Hector R. Cajigas, M.D.

  1. Critical Care Specialist
  2. Pulmonologist

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  1. Rochester, Minnesota

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Dr. Cajigas is a board-certified Pulmonary and Critical Care physician with special interest in Pulmonary Vascular Diseases including Pulmonary Hypertension, Pulmonary embolism, Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia and Right heart failure among others. Dr. Cajigas' experience and interest in Pulmonary vascular diseases data since his fellowship at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine since the year 2000. He has participated in multiple national and international research trials in the field of pulmonary hypertension. Before joining Mayo Clinic, Dr. Cajigas directed the Pulmonary Hypertension Program at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI and subsequently became Associate Division Head at Northwestern University, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and practiced in the Pulmonary Hypertension Program. Dr. Cajigas has been recognized by peers, residents and students as an outstanding teacher and clinician. He is always interested in patient's understanding and collaboration in their complex care.

  • Assessment and management of patients with pulmonary hypertension
  • Assessment and management of patients with pulmonary vascular diseases in general
  • Participation in clinical research trials in pulmonary vascular disease
  1. 2003
    Post-GradNorthwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  2. 2000
    Post-GradCollege of Medicine, University of Illinois
  3. 1995
    MDSchool of Medicine, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California

Certifications

  1. 2003
    Critical Care MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 2002
    Pulmonary DiseaseAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  3. 2000
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2016
    Outstanding Teacher Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  2. 2015
    Best Teacher Award-Pulmonary and Critical Care FellowshipHenry Ford Hospital
  3. 2012
    Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award-Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Henry Ford Hospital
  4. 2011
    Top Doc of Respiratory Diseases 20011, 2013, 2014Hour Magazine Detroit
  5. 2010
    Best Internal Medicine Residency Faculty Teaching AwardHenry Ford Hospital
  6. 2007
    Ultimate Doc Award-Critical Care NursingHenry Ford Hospital
  7. 2002
    Finalist-Cecile Lehman Young Investigator AwardAmerican College of Chest Physicians
  8. 2002
    Travel Minority AwardAmerican Thoracic Society
  9. 2000
    Robert A. Weinstein Award-Resident Teacher of the YearUniversity of Illinois Medical Center
  10. 1998
    Best Intern Award- Chicago Residency ProgramUniversity of Illinois Medical Center
  11. 1995
    Valedictorian Universidad Autonoma de Baja California Medical School

Professional memberships

  1. 2021 - 2024
    Member, Steering CommitteePulmonary Hypertension Association Registry
  2. 2020 - present
    Diversity and Inclusion CommitteeDivision of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  3. 2020 - present
    Member, Team Task ForceDiversity and Inclusion Subcommittee of the Critical Care Independent Multidisciplinary Program (IMP)
  4. 2020 - present
    Member, Program Evaluation CommitteeDivision of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  5. 2019 - present
    MemberEuropean Respiratory Society
  6. 2018 - present
    Member and FellowAmerican College of Chest Physicians
  7. 2018 - present
    MemberPulmonary Hypertension Association
  8. 2018 - present
    MemberInternational PH Conference and Scientific Sessions
  9. 2018
    Co-DirectorAmerican College of Chest Physicians
  10. 2016 - present
    MemberAmerican Thoracic Society
  11. 2016 - present
    Course DirectorNorthwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  12. 2016 - 2018
    Diversity and Inclusion Council MemberNorthwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  13. 2015 - 2018
    Council MemberNorthwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  14. 2015 - 2018
    Member and CoachNorthwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  15. 2015 - 2018
    Co-PlannerNorthwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  16. 2015 - present
    Co-DirectorAmerican College of Chest Physicians
  17. 2015 - 2019
    Steering Committee MemberAmerican College of Chest Physicians
  18. 2014 - 2015
    President and co-founder Employee resource group for hispanicsHenry Ford Hospital
  19. 2009 - present
    Active MemberPulmonary Hypertension Clinicians and Researchers
  20. 2005 - present
    2015 Meeting Program Committee MemberScientific Leadership Council, Pulmonary Hypertension Association
  21. 2003 - present
    Active MemberAmerican Thoracic Society
  22. 2000 - present
    Acive FellowAmerican College of Chest Physicians

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