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Dr. Virend Somers, MD

Gastroenterology*
Map Pin Small Rochester, MN
Accepting new patients
43 years of experience

Offers telehealth

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Overview of Dr. Virend Somers, MD

Dr. Virend Somers, MD is a Gastroenterologist in Rochester, MN. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 43 years of experience, and is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease. They graduated from University Natal|Oxford U-Cardiol. Dr. Somers, completed a residency at University of Iowa.

Dr. Somers works at Mayo Clinic - Minnesota in Rochester, MN. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Somers' Office Locations

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    MN - Heart
    200 1st St SW, Rochester, MN 55905 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (507) 516-8195

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Hereditary Amyloidosis
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Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
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Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
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    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna
    • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
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    • Humana
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 43 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Languages Spoken
    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1639159486
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University of Iowa
    Residency
    Internship
    • University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University Natal|Oxford U-Cardiol
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Somers works at Mayo Clinic - Minnesota in Rochester, MN. View the full address on Dr. Somers’s profile.

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