Garvan Kane, M.D., Ph.D., is chair, Division of Cardiovascular Ultrasound, Mayo Clinic in Rochester

Garvan Kane, M.D., Ph.D. (I ’01, CPHAR ’04, CV ’07), is the new chair of the Division of Cardiovascular Ultrasound at Mayo Clinic in Rochester.

Dr. Kane received his medical degree and Ph.D. from the University College of Dublin, Ireland. He came to Mayo Clinic in 1998 to train in internal medicine and complete fellowships in clinical pharmacology, cardiovascular diseases, echocardiography and nuclear cardiology. He served in leadership roles in the Echocardiography Laboratory, including co-director for Research, director of the Echocardiographic and Vascular Physiology Research Unit, director of Stress Echocardiography, and chair for Education and Quality for the Division of Cardiovascular Ultrasound.

Dr. Kane has received awards including the Mayo Brothers’ Endowed Distinguished Fellow Award, outstanding achievements in research and education, and various societal top investigator awards. His clinical interests are pulmonary hypertension and pericardial disease. He has published more than 150 peer-reviewed manuscripts, predominantly in echocardiography, and has research interests in noninvasive hemodynamics, right ventricular imaging and stress echocardiography.

Dr. Kane is a professor of medicine in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science.

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