Steve R. Ommen

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Dr. Steve R. Ommen is a Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Consultant in the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine.  He serves as the Director of the Mayo Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Clinic, the largest and longest-standing dedicated HCM Center in the world.  Mayo’s HCM clinic is recognized as a leader in clinical outcomes, research, and patient education.  Dr. Ommen is also Co-director of the Structural Heart Disease program, Medical Director for AskMayoExpert, and Medical Director of the Center for Connected Care.

Cardiovascular Medicine

Dr. Ommen specializes in caring for patients with structural heart disease with special emphasis on valvular heart disease and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM).  He directs Mayo Clinic’s Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy program which is the world’s largest and longest standing program in this disease.  He is a requested speaker globally and helped write international guidelines on the appropriate management of patients with HCM.

Telemedicine and Connected Care

Dr. Ommen leads Mayo Clinic’s telemedicine team, a critical component in Mayo Clinic’s strategy to provide comprehensive care with a seamless patient experience.  He oversees the development of products, services, and systems that bring health care to patients where they need it.  

Additionally, he is active in advocating for the advancement of connected care through discussions and presentations at regional, state, and national levels so that these advancements in health care delivery can be made available to people and patients more broadly.

Awards and Honors

Dr. Ommen has earned many awards throughout his career including the Outstanding Achievement Award in Clinical Cardiology, the Mayo Award of Individual Excellence, the Mayo Award for Team Excellence, the Excellence in Teaching Recognition for Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, and the Outstanding Course Director Award from the Mayo School of Continuing Medical Education.  He has been recognized as one of the top 15 Digital Healthcare Executives.


Dr. Ommen received his Bachelor of Sciences degree in Biomedical Engineering from Northwestern University.  His undergraduate medical education, Internal Medicine residency and Cardiovascular Diseases fellowship were all completed at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.  


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