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James Milavetz, MD, Cardiology, Mankato, MN, Mayo Clinic Hospital - Rochester


Cardiology Mankato, MN

Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology, Non-Invasive Cardiology

Associate Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Health Systems

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Education & Training

  • University of Minnesota Medical School
    University of Minnesota Medical SchoolFellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1993 - 1996
  • UMass Chan Medical School
    UMass Chan Medical SchoolResidency, Internal Medicine, 1992 - 1993
  • University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tucson
    University of Arizona College of Medicine-TucsonResidency, Internal Medicine, 1989 - 1991
  • University of Minnesota Medical School
    University of Minnesota Medical SchoolClass of 1989
  • Carleton College
    Carleton CollegeB.A., Psychology, Cum Laude, 1982 - 1985

Certifications & Licensure

  • MN State Medical License
    MN State Medical License 2016 - 2022
  • WY State Medical License
    WY State Medical License 2005 - 2022
  • UT State Medical License
    UT State Medical License 2002 - 2024
  • WI State Medical License
    WI State Medical License 2001 - 2005
  • AZ State Medical License
    AZ State Medical License 1991 - 1993
  • ND State Medical License
    ND State Medical License Active through 2005
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Cardiovascular Disease

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification Centricity Practice Solution EMR, GE Healthcare, 2012
  • Fellow (FACC) American College of Cardiology

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • A Normal SPECT Scan is an Effective Gatekeeper for Coronary Angiography  
    Miller, T., Hodge, D., Milavetz, J., Gibbons, R, J. Nuclear Cardiology, 1/1/2007
  • The Clinical and Economics Impact of Exercise and Imaging Stress Testing on the Triage of Patients with Chest Pain (CHEER Sub study)  
    Ramakrishna, J., Milavetz JJ, Gibbons RJ, Farkouh M, Evans RW, Zinsmeister AR, Allison T, Smars PA, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, 1/1/2005
  • Effects of adjustment for referral bias on the sensitivity and specificity of single photon emission computed tomography for the diagnosis of coronary artery disease  
    Miller TD, Hodge DO, Christian TF, Milavetz JJ, Bailey KR, Gibbons RJ, Am J. Med., 1/1/2002
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Books/Book Chapters


  • A Normal Exercise Thallium-201 Image is Associated with Lower Subsequent Utilization of Medical Resources.
    Miller T, Milavetz J, Christian T, Hodge D, Gibbons R, ICNC 4th International Conference of Nuclear Cardiology, 1/18/1999
  • Quality of Life 7 Years After Exercise Thallium SPECT.
    Milavetz J, Miller T, Hodge D, Gibbons R, ICNC 4th International Conference of Nuclear Cardiology, 1/18/1999


  • "EKG Interpretation" 
  • "Stress Testing Primer for the Echo and Nuclear Technologist" 
  • "Atrial Fibrillation Update" 
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  • "Women's Heart" 
    Milavetz JJ, KUTV, 2NEWS at Noon with Mary Nickles
  • Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors and Glycosuria. 
    Milavetz JJ, Popovtzer MM, Archives of Internal Medicine
  • A Repressor Region in the Human Beta-myosin Heavy Chain Gene that has a Partial Position Dependency. 
    Edwards JG, Bahl JJ, Flink I, Milavetz JJ, Goldman S, Morkin E, Biochemical & Biophysical Research Communications
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