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Derek Joseph Julius Schmidt, MD

Physician

(651) 254-8550

Specialties: Otolaryngology | ENT, Otolaryngology

Professional History

Medical Education

  • MD - University of Minnesota Medical School
    Minneapolis, MN
    1999

Residency/Fellowship

  • Residency - University of Minnesota Medical Center
    Minneapolis, MN

Contact Information

Primary Location:

HealthPartners Specialty Center
Otolaryngology
401 Phalen BLVD STE 411041
St Paul, MN 55130
(651) 254-8550

Secondary Location(s):

HealthPartners Hudson Hospital and Clinic
405 Stageline RD
Hudson, WI 54016
(715) 531-6707

HealthPartners Regions Hospital
Otolaryngology
640 Jackson ST STE 11503 J
St Paul, MN 55101
(651) 254-3860

Personal Biography

When I started medical school, I didn't realize that Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery was a medical specialty! I feel quite fortunate to have discovered it during medical school, quickly realizing that the scope of practice of Otolaryngology fit my personality and interests well. I cherish every patient visit, and the scope of medical problems that I treat. Your visit will seem light and laid back, but please be assured that I am taking what you say quite seriously. While I enjoy treating all areas within our specialty, I particularly enjoy treating children, as well as salivary gland, thyroid, and parathyroid surgery. As an Assistant Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Minnesota, I take a great amount of pride in teaching our medical students and residents into becoming the next generation of physicians. As Department Head for HealthPartners Medical Group, we have grown into a tremendous group that can treat most every aspect of our specialty. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my wife and our two boys, being out on the lake, golfing, and food & wine pairing.