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Philip James Dech, MD


(651) 220-6700

Specialties: Pediatrics | Hospitalist

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Professional History

Board Certification

  • Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics

Medical Education

  • MD - Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
    Maywood, IL


  • Residency - University of Minnesota Medical Center
    Minneapolis, MN

Contact Information

Primary Location:

Childrens Minnesota Primary Care
347 N Smith AVE STE 70-302
St Paul, MN 55102
(651) 220-6700

Personal Biography

Philip Dech is a pediatrician at Children's of Minnesota on the St. Paul campus. He grew up in St. Paul and received his undergraduate degree from Carleton College. He attended medical school at Loyola University Chicago on a Navy scholarship. Following an internship in general surgery at Bethesda Naval Hospital he was a Medical Officer with the Marines. On completion of active duty he did his residency in pediatrics at the University of Minnesota. He practiced community pediatrics in Red Wing, MN for 11 years prior to joining Children's. He enjoys the full spectrum of pediatrics with a special interest in premature infants. He serves as Medical Director of the Newborn Nursery at United Hospital.