New medical director and specialist at MCRC

MCRC article photoMidwest Children's Resource Center (MCRC), a child advocacy center and clinic within Children's, has new leadership and welcomes a new pediatrician.

Mark Hudson, MD, assumes a new role as medical director. Carolyn Levitt, MD, founder of MCRC, retired as medical director September 1.

Alice Swenson, MD, joined the team this fall as a board-certified specialist in child abuse pediatrics.

MCRC offers medical evaluations and case management in alleged child abuse, serious neglect and witness to violence cases. Emergency phone consultations are available 24/7 for concerned patients, parents, child protection and law enforcement agencies, physicians, therapists and attorneys. Non-emergency concerns are addressed during office hours: 651-220-6750.


Children’s – Woodbury clinic opening

Woodbury article photoOur developmental and rehabilitation, diabetes and endocrine, and pediatric/adolescent gynecology services moved to a new Woodbury location. The new Children's- Woodbury clinic offers patients and families a great environment for specialty clinic visits and physical, occupational and speech therapy. The clinic is easily accessed just off of 494 and Tamarack Road with a free parking lot for patients and families adjacent to the building.

Developmental and rehabilitation program

Children's – Woodbury offers services in occupational therapy, physical therapy and speech language pathology for children with a number of conditions, including autism spectrum disorder, cancer, chronic pain, concussions, developmental delay, genetic disorders, sports injuries and more. Our pediatric physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists and audiologists work closely with each other, other specialists and the primary pediatrician to make life better for patients and their families.


Children’s Sleep Center expands capacity

Sleep Center story image 200x143Children's Sleep Center specializes in the diagnosis, testing and clinical interventions for the full spectrum of pediatric sleep disorders, including difficulty falling or staying asleep, breathing difficulties while sleeping, and challenges related to waking and staying awake.


Children’s – Minnetonka celebrates 20th anniversary

Minnetonka article photoChildren's – Minnetonka is celebrating 20 years of caring for kids in our community. Children's offers a wide range of services at our Minnetonka campus: surgery, radiology/diagnostic imaging, endocrinology/diabetes, ENT, gynecology, neurosurgery, audiology, and physical, occupational and speech therapies for families in the west metro.

ENT and facial plastic surgery

Children's ENT and facial plastic surgery program offers 24/7 access to a full range of ENT and facial plastic and reconstructive surgery services including prenatal counseling, advanced imaging and innovative surgeries for cleft and craniofacial issues. Children's – Minnetonka recently opened a new clinic and expanded our audiology program services – through ENT and our rehabilitation team – as well as increased capacity with more staff and an additional audiology booth.


Midwest Fetal Care Center

MWFCC story image 200x143The Midwest Fetal Care Center (MWFCC) provides maternal and fetal care when a high-risk pregnancy poses challenges. As the only advanced fetal care center in the Upper Midwest—and one of only a few in the United States—MWFCC brings together maternal fetal experts and the latest technology and treatments in a coordinated setting.