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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
Suite 550
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(612) 813-8000

Secondary Location(s):

Childrens Minnesota Surgery Division Chief
2525 Chicago AVE S STE 32-T6309
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(612) 813-7636

Pediatric Surgical Associates
347 N Smith AVE
Suite 502
St Paul, MN 55102
(651) 220-6040

Personal Biography

Dr Schmeling is Chief of Surgery at Children's Minnesota and a pediatric surgeon with Pediatric Surgical Associates, and is Chief of Surgery at Childrens. Dr. Schmeling is a Minnesota native and University of Minnesota Medical School graduate. David He completed his General Surgery residency at the University of Michigan, and his Pediatric Surgery fellowship training at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. He joined Pediatric Surgical Associates and the staff of Childrens in 1992, upon completion of his training. Dr Schmeling has authored or co authored over 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 ("Orals") for more than 15 years. David's His areas of surgical interests are newborn surgical anomalies and surgical oncology, in addition to the broad scope of Pediatric General Surgery. Dr. Schmeling David is married with 4 adult children and 5 grandchildren added over the past 3 years. He enjoys travel, time with family and music.