PHA Board of Trustees
Michael McGoon, MD
Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic
Board term ending: June 2018
Dr. Mike McGoon is a consultant in the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases at the Mayo Clinic and Professor of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. He attended college at Harvard and medical school at Johns Hopkins, where he also did his medical residency. He completed subspecialty cardiology training at Mayo and has been on staff there since 1983. Besides his involvement with pulmonary hypertension, Dr. McGoon specializes in cardiac pacemaker, defibrillator and cardiac re-synchronization device implantation and management. Dr. McGoon is also Chair of the REVEAL Registry Steering Committee.
Dr. McGoon has a long history with the Pulmonary Hypertension Association. He served as Chair of the Scientific Leadership Council from 2002-2004, the chair of the Board of Trustees from 2006-2008, and the Immediate Past-Chair from 2008-2010. Dr. McGoon has seats on both the Development and Strategic Planning Committees. He continues his membership in the Scientific Leadership Council and the PH Clinicians and Researchers.
He lives in Rochester, Minn. with his wife Bonnie and son Joe. His three grown daughters live in Phoenix, Minneapolis and Eugene. The McGoons are also PHA special event coordinators, hosting an annual event in the Rochester area to raise funds for PH research.