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Stephen C. Kurachek, MD


(612) 813-3300

Specialties: Pulmonology, Pediatric | Critical Care, Pediatric

Professional History

Board Certification

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Medical Education

  • MD - University of Miami Miller School of Medicine


  • Residency - Dalhousie University
  • Residency - C.S. Mott Children's Hospital
    Ann Arbor
  • Fellowship - Boston Children's Hospital

Contact Information

Primary Location:

Childrens Respiratory and Critical Care Specialists
2530 Chicago AVE S STE 400
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(612) 813-3300

Secondary Location(s):

Childrens Respiratory and Critical Care Specialists
6060 Clearwater DR STE 200
Minnetonka, MN 55343
(612) 813-3300

Childrens Respiratory and Critical Care Specialists
Womens and Childrens Medical Center
1900 Centra Care CIR
St Cloud, MN 56303
(612) 813-3300

Personal Biography

Dr. Kurachek grew up in Pleasantville, New York and completed his undergraduate studies in History and English at Duke University. He was the Outstanding Pediatric Medical Student at the University of Miami Medical School participating in migrant health programs, a free women's clinic and Big Brother's program during his training. He completed his pediatric residency in Ann Arbor at the University of Michigan. Dr. Kurachek subsequently completed fellowships in pediatric pulmonology and critical care at the Children's Hospital of Boston. After medically directing Critical Care at Cook-Fort Worth Children's Hospital for two years, he came to Minneapolis to direct Critical Care at the Children's Hospital (Minneapolis) and helped establish the Children's Respiratory and Critical Care organization. Dr. Kurachek participates in a variety of medical volunteer organizations as well. Recently, he became formally trained in smoking cessation and provides on-on-one counseling for adolescents and parents. Dr. Kurachek and his wife, Mary Burns, have three children and reside in Minnetonka.