Michael J. Ackerman, MD

Michael J. Ackerman, MD, PhD

Pediatric Cardiology Rochester, MN

Director, Long QT Syndrome/Genetic Heart Rhythm Clinic at Mayo Clinic


Office Address

  • 200 First Street SW
    Rochester, MN 55905
    Phone: (507) 284-2511
    Fax: (507) 284-3757

Michael J. Ackerman, MD, PhD

Pediatric Cardiology Rochester, MN

Director, Long QT Syndrome/Genetic Heart Rhythm Clinic at Mayo Clinic

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Pediatric Cardiology: General Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Cardiac Genetics, Pediatric Electrophysiology
  • Clinical Interests: Cardiac Sudden Death; Long QT Syndrome; Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy; Sudden Infant Death

Education & Training

  • Mayo School of Graduate Medical EducationMayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  • Mayo School of Graduate Medical EducationMayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  • Mayo Medical SchoolMayo Medical School

Certifications & Licensure

  • MN State Medical LicenseMN State Medical License1996 - 2015
  • American Board of PediatricsPediatric Cardiology

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • America's Top DoctorsCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005
    • Dean's Recognition AwardMayo Medical School, 2013
    • Center for Individualized Medicine Award2012

    Publications & Presentations

    PubMed

    Journal Articles

    • Electromechanical Window Negativity in Genotyped Long-QT Syndrome Patients: Relation to Arrhythmia Risk  Ter Bekke RM, Haugaa KH, van den Wijngaard A, Bos JM, Ackerman MJ, Edvardsen T, Volders PG, Eur Heart Journal, 9/8/2014
    • Reduced Junctional Na/Ca2+-exchanger Activity Contributes to Sarcoplasmic Reticulum Ca2+ Leak in Junctophilin-2 Deficient Mice  Wang W, Landstrom AP, Wang Q, Munro ML, Beavers D, Ackerman MJ, Soeller C, Wehrens XH, Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol, 9/5/2014
    • Compound Heterozygous Mutations in the SCN5A-Encoded Nav15 Cardiac Sodium Channel Resulting in Atrial Standstill and His-Purkinje System Disease  Baskar S, Ackerman MJ, Clements D, Mayuga KA, Aziz PF, J Pediatr, 8/27/2014

    Books/Book Chapters

    • Forensic Pathology of Infancy and Childhood Chapter: Chaper 31 Cardiac Channelopathies and the Molecular Autopsy Page 899 - 942
      Tester DJ, Ackerman MJ
      Editors: .Springer Publishing, New York, NY
      2014
    • Management of Cardiac Arrhythmias Chapter: Chapter 19, Long QT Syndrome Page 419 - 440
      Johnson JN, Ackerman MJ
      Editors: .Springer Publishing, New York, NY
      Edition 2nd,2010
    • Electrical Diseases of the Heart; Genetics, Mechanisms, Treatment, Prevention  
      Gussak I, Antzelevitch C, Ackerman MJ, Friedman PA, Shen WK
      Editors: .Springer Publishing, New York, NY
      2008

    Abstracts/Posters

    • Sudden Cardiac Arrest During Sex in Patients with either CPVT or LQTS: A Rare but Shocking Experience Loar R, Bos JM, Cannon BC, Ackerman MJ, Heart Rhythm, 1/1/2014
    • Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome and the Impact on Insurability: A North American Survey Mohammed S, Lim Z, Potts JE, Etheridge SP, Lara A, Husband PR, Sherwin ED, Ackerman MJ, Sanatani S, Heart Rhythm, 1/1/2014
    • In-Silico Tools Including the Probability of Pathogenicity Calculator and the Identification of SCN5A Variants with Aberrant Functional Properties Kapplinger JD, Ye D, Giudicessi JR, Tester DJ, Valdivia CR, Makielski JC, Wilde AAM, Ackerman MJ, Heart Rhythm, 1/1/2014

    Lectures

    • The Cardiac Channelopathies Moscow, Russia - 6/12/2014
    • The Molecular Autopsy for Sudden Unexplained Death in the Young Moscow, Russia - 6/12/2014
    • Latest Diagnostic and Treatment Strategies for the Congenital Long QT Syndromes MA General Hospital for Children, Boston, MA - 5/15/2014

    Other

    • Medical Edge 
    • WCCO Lifeline: SUDs 
    • Lifeline: Discovery Health 

    Grant Support

    • Cardiac Channel Mutations In Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health &Human Development
      2007 - 2011
    • Cardiac Channel Mutations In SIDSEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health &Human Development
      2004 - 2005
    • Cardiac Channel Mutations In SIDSEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health &Human Development
      2002 - 2003

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • BCBS Illinois PPO
    • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
    • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
    • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
    • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • CIGNA PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Multiplan PPO
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
    • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
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