New physicians Rimell, McVean, Meyer and Bhambhani join Children's

Children's has been fortunate to welcome four new doctors in early 2014, expanding our expertise and capacities in our ENT and facial plastic surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, and genetics programs.

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Frank Rimell, MD
, and Abby Meyer, MD, joined Children's ENT and facial plastic surgery program, lending their unique skills and experiences to Minnesota's only pediatric otolaryngology, facial plastic and reconstructive surgery practice.

Dr. Meyer sees patients at our St. Paul clinic and will begin seeing patients in our newly expanded Minnetonka campus this July. Dr. Meyer's interests are hearing loss, cochlear implantation, chronic ear disease, cleft palate, velopharyngeal insufficiency and ENT problems of children with complex medical needs.

Dr. Rimell, a pioneer in the field of pediatric cochlear implantation with more than 18 years of pediatric otolaryngology experience, sees patients at our Minneapolis clinic. Dr. Rimell's interests include pediatric hearing loss as well as pediatric airway and sinus disease.

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Jennifer McVean, MD
, is the newest member of Children's McNeely Pediatric Diabetes Center and Endocrinology Clinic – the only diabetes center in the region to specialize in working solely with children and teens. Dr. McVean sees endocrine and diabetes patients at our St. Paul and Woodbury clinics. Her interests include type 1 diabetes and growth and thyroid disorders.

Dr. Vikas Bhambhani brings metabolic expertise to our genetics program for consults and referrals. As a resource for pediatricians, he can provide recommendations for metabolic testing as well as interpret abnormal newborn screening results. His interests include neurotransmitter deficiency, mitochondrial disorders, lysosomal disorders, MMA and cobalamin defects. Dr. Bhambhani sees patients at our Minneapolis and St. Paul clinics.

Drs. Rimell, Meyer, McVean and Bhambhani and other pediatric specialists are available for onsite educational presentations through Children's Speakers Bureau. To make arrangements, contact us at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or through Children's Physician Access.