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David John Schmeling, MD


(612) 813-8000

Specialties: Surgery, Pediatric | Trauma Services

Professional History

Board Certification

  • Surgery, Pediatric - American Board of Surgery

Medical Education

  • MD - University of Minnesota Medical School
    Minneapolis, MN


  • Residency - University of Michigan Health System
    Ann Arbor, MI
  • Fellowship - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    Philadelphia, PA

Contact Information

Primary Location:

Pediatric Surgical Associates
2530 Chicago Ave S STE 550
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(612) 813-8000

Secondary Location(s):

Pediatric Surgical Associates
7710 Computer Ave STE 110
Edina, MN 55435
(952) 835-9442

Pediatric Surgical Associates
347 Smith Ave N STE 502
St Paul, MN 55102
(952) 835-9442

Personal Biography

Dr. David Schmeling is Chief of Surgery at Children's Minnesota and a pediatric surgeon with Pediatric Surgical Associates. A Minnesota native, Dr. Schmeling graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School, completed his general surgery residency at the University of Michigan, and his pediatric surgery fellowship at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. He joined Pediatric Surgical Associates and the staff of Children’s in 1992. Dr. Schmeling has authored or co authored more than 40 journal articles and 7 book chapters. He has served on the Pediatric Surgery Board of the American Board of Surgery as well as the Board of Governors of the American Pediatric Surgical Association. He has also held membership positions in a number of other committees in national organizations, as well as serving as an examiner for the American Board of Surgery Certifying Examination in Pediatric Surgery. Dr. Schmeling’s does pediatric general surgery and has a special interest in newborn surgical anomalies and surgical oncology. Dr. Schmeling is married with four adult children and many grandchildren. He enjoys travel, time with family and music.