David Hayes, MD

Mayo Clinic Care Network, Rochester, MN, USA

Dr. David Hayes is medical director of Mayo Clinic Provider Relations, which includes the Mayo Clinic Care Network. The mission of Mayo Clinic Provider Relations is to establish collaborative and clinically meaningful relationships with high-quality providers to benefit patients, accelerate innovation and increase value in health care.

Dr. Hayes received his bachelor’s degree in biology and doctorate of medicine, with distinction, from the University of Missouri in Kansas City, Mo. He completed his internship in internal medicine, and residencies in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease, at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine in Rochester, Minn. He also completed specialized training in cardiac pacing at Montefiore Medical Center in New York, and a fellowship in nuclear cardiology at Cornell University Medical Center in New York.

Dr. Hayes’ interest in implantable cardiac devices has led to numerous lectures and publications on cardiac pacing and defibrillation. He has published 301 manuscripts and 459 abstracts. A past president of the Heart Rhythm Society, he remains active in this organization and the American College of Cardiology. He is also a member of Mayo Clinic’s management team.