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William B. Wheeler, MD

Physician

(612) 813-3300

Specialties: Pulmonology, Pediatric | Critical Care, Pediatric

Professional History

Board Certification

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Professional Education

  • MD - University of Tennessee College of Medicine
    Memphis
    1977

Residency

  • Residency - Le Bonheur Children's Hospital
    Memphis
  • Fellowship - St Louis Children's Hospital
    St Louis
    1987
  • Fellowship - Boston Children's Hospital
    Boston

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 Minnesota Respiratory Care Medical Director
2525 Chicago AVE S
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(612) 813-6932

Childrens Minnesota Apnea Medical Director
2525 Chicago AVE
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(612) 813-3300

Childrens Minnesota Pulmonary Diagnostics Medical Director
2530 Chicago AVE S
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(612) 813-3300

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. Wheeler grew up in Chattanooga, Tennessee and attended Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. He received his medical degree from the University of Tennessee in Memphis and did his pediatric residency at LeBonheur Children's Medical Center in Memphis, Tennessee. He completed his fellowship training in Pediatric Pulmonology and Critical Care at the Harvard Medical School and Children's Hospital Medical Center in Boston. Before co-founding Children's Respiratory and Critical Care Specialists in 1988, Dr. Wheeler was the Medical Director of Respiratory Therapy, Pulmonary Medicine and Cystic Fibrosis at the Fort Worth Children's Medical Center and subsequently Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and the Medical Director of the Pediatric Pulmonary Function Laboratory at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Wheeler is board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in general pediatrics, pediatric pulmonology and pediatric critical care. He has special interests in apnea, SIDS, infant pulmonary functions, homecare for ventilator dependent children and cystic fibrosis. Dr. Wheeler is the Medical Director for Pulmonary Diagnostics and Respiratory Therapy at Children's Hospital of Minneapolis. Dr. Wheeler and his wife have five children and reside in Minnetonka. Outside interests include reading, gardening, and following college baseball and softball.