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Phillip M. Kibort, MD

Physician

(612) 813-6165

Specialties: Pediatrics

Fluent Languages: Hebrew

Professional History

Board Certification

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Professional Education

  • MD - University of Minnesota Medical School
    Minneapolis
    1978

Residency

  • Residency - University of Minnesota Medical Center
    Minneapolis
  • Fellowship - University of California Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine
    Los Angeles

Contact Information

Primary Location:

Childrens Minnesota Chief Medical Officer and Vice President Medical Affairs
2525 Chicago AVE S 32-2927
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(612) 813-6165

Secondary Location(s):

Childrens Minnesota Chief Medical Officer
345 N Smith AVE STE 70-501
St Paul, MN 55102
(651) 220-6165

Personal Biography

I am the Vice President of Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer at Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota. I attended the University of Minnesota and Hebrew University in Jerusalem as an undergraduate and received a Bachelor's degree in Near East History. I attended the University of Minnesota Medical School where I also did my pediatric residency. I did a pediatric gastroenterology fellowship at UCLA. From 1982 to 1994 I was a private pediatric gastroenterologist with Digestive Healthcare. In 1994 I moved into an administrative role at Children's, as director of Ambulatory Services, then vice president of system advancement with additional responsibilities for strategic planning, new business development and operational duties. I received an MBA at the University of St. Thomas - Minneapolis in 1998. Since 2001, I have been in my present role. I have written, presented, and published on issues of management and quality in healthcare locally, regionally and nationally. I teach quality assurance / quality improvement / quality control to healthcare providers at the University of St. Thomas. I am married with three sons and 2 beautiful granddaughters.