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Ellie’s story: from cleft palate to beautiful smile and terrific outlook on life

“Ellie’s story is very happy with a terrific outcome and her entire medical team is incredibly proud,” said Dr. Robert Tibesar, medical director of the cleft and craniofacial clinic at Children’s Minnesota.

Children’s Minnesota Minnetonka Surgery and Specialty Center reopens after two-year pause during COVID-19 pandemic

Children’s Minnesota is excited to announce the reopening of the Children’s Minnesota Minnetonka Surgery and Specialty Center following a two-year pause on outpatient procedures due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Born with fragile lungs and a strong heart: victorious Kairo’s story

Kairo was born at only 24 weeks and two days. He was born with fragile lungs and a strong heart and then spent 345 days at Children's Minnesota getting the expert care he needed to go home healthy and happy.

Children’s Minnesota announces chief of surgery transition

Children’s Minnesota has announced that Dr. David Schmeling will be stepping down as chief of surgery after serving in the role since 2004. The position will be passed to Dr. Tim Lander effective Jan. 22, 2022.

‘A world of difference’: The calming care of Children’s Minnesota staff

Leo had his tonsillectomy in mid-December 2020, at the height of a surge in COVID-19 cases in Minnesota. The team at Children's Minnesota understood the families concerns and took the time to make them feel as comfortable as possible.

AAPI Heritage Month: I am Sri Lankan, hear me roar

Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month is celebrated during May. During this month, we recognize the histories, cultures and contributions of those who came to the United States, and the generations who have enriched our history along the way. As we highlight the importance of this observation, we are excited to introduce Dr. Asitha Jayawardena, staff physician at Children’s Minnesota’s Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Facial Plastic Clinic. We celebrate and are thankful for their shared story.

Dr. Andrew Redmann partners with Children’s Minnesota Speakers Bureau

Andrew Redmann, MD, pediatric otolaryngologist, Children’s Minnesota ENT and Facial Plastics, recently presented to a group of pediatric clinicians in Western Wisconsin with the support of the Children’s Minnesota Speakers Bureau.

Children’s Minnesota ENT and Facial Plastic Program Welcomes Two New Physicians

The Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) and Facial Plastic Surgery Program at Children’s Minnesota is proud and excited to announce the additions of Asitha Jayawardena, MD and Andrew Redmann, MD. These amazing and talented surgeon-clinician scientists provide increased breadth and depth to our already nationally recognized program for the care and research of children with disorders of the ears, nose, and throat.

Children’s Minnesota announces new medical director of ENT and facial plastic surgery

Children’s Minnesota has a new medical director for its ear, nose and throat and facial plastic surgery program. Timothy A. Lander, MD, accepted the position effective May 22, 2020.

Dr. Robert Tibesar on rare airway obstruction condition

Dr. Robert Tibesar, pediatric otolaryntologist, talked to KSTP about Congenital High Airway Obstruction Syndrome (CHAOS), a rare genetic condition that has left a 3-year-old girl unable to use her vocal chords.