Patricia J. Best, MD, FSCAI | SCAI

Dr. Patricia Best is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. She is an interventional cardiologist, active member of the Women’s Heart Clinic, and a researcher.  She is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a Fellow of the Society of Cardiac Angiography and Intervention.  

Dr. Best received her medical degree from the Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1993 and pursued fellowships in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Research, Cardiovascular Diseases, and Interventional Cardiology at Mayo Clinic Rochester, joining the Mayo staff in 2003. 

Her research interests include interventional cardiology, acute myocardial infarction, and high risk and understudied populations, including women and patients with renal disease.  Dr. Best has served on the National American Heart Association Vascular Wall Biology Study Section and as the Chair of the National American Heart Association Vascular Wall Biology Angiogenesis, Atherosclerosis, General, Inflammation Clinical/Translational (AAGI CT) Committee Study Section.