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Meet Our Trainees

Interventional radiology resident and faculty member look at a scan together at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

The Interventional Radiology Independent Residency will have up to four residents in training at any time.

Samuel Tesfalidet, M.D.Samuel Tesfalidet, M.D.

Undergraduate: Duke University, Durham, NC

Medical school: University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO

Preliminary year: Bassett Medical Center, Cooperstown, NY

Residency: Diagnostic Radiology Residency, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO


The most important indicator of the success of a training program is found in the outcomes of the graduates upon completion of their training. Learn more about our recent graduates from Interventional Radiology Independent Residency at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. 

Francisco Grippi Figueredo, M.D.

Francisco Grippi Figueredo, M.D.

What is it like to live in Rochester?

"Rochester is a very diverse city and very convenient place to live while you are in training. Walkable small city, good atmosphere, and great coffee shops. You will find many outdoor activities on every season (park, trails, lakes). Good food, too! Easy commute to Minneapolis and super-short flight to main international airports."

Undergraduate: Universidad de Carabobo, Venezuela 
Medical School: Universidad de Carabobo, Venezuela
Preliminary Year: New York Presbyterian hospital at Columbia University
Residency: University of North Carolina

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Minn Thant, M.D.

Minn Thant, M.D.

What attracted you to Mayo Clinic?

“I was attracted to Mayo because of the complex and varied pathology that I knew would be here. The faculty were also very friendly during my interview and made me feel that I would be welcome.”

Undergraduate: Rice University
Medical School: University of Texas Medical School-Houston
Preliminary Year: McGovern Medical School
Residency: Detroit Medical Center

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Recent graduates

Alumnus Destination
Jidi Gao, M.D. Mayo Clinic Health System, Mankato, MN
Michael Jundt, M.D. Sanford Health, Bismarck, ND
Kristiann Kinsman, M.D. Dakota Radiology, Rapid City, SD
Richard Frimpong, M.D. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Andrew Hendrickson, M.D. Saint Francis Health System, Tulsa, OK
Andrew Miller, M.D. Sanford Medical Center, Fargo, ND
Newton Neidert, M.D. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Christopher Reisenauer, M.D. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Edwin Takahashi, M.D. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Stephanie Vincent-Sheldon, M.D., M.B.A. Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Graduation of Mayo Clinic residents and fellows

Mayo Clinic Alumni Association

The Mayo Clinic Alumni Association will help you stay in touch with your Mayo Clinic colleagues, maintain a valuable professional connection to Mayo Clinic throughout your medical and/or research career, participate in continuing medical education, and more.

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