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Children’s Minnesota ranks among Best Children’s Hospitals in U.S. News & World Report

The Kid Experts at Children’s Minnesota have once again been recognized as a Best Children’s Hospital by U.S. News & World Report, sharing a ranking for cardiology and heart surgery with Mayo Clinic, as well as ranking for pulmonology and lung surgery and nephrology.

Former patient’s dad donates $20,000 to Children’s Minnesota to honor his son’s memory

Jack Lester – the father of Marcus Tolbert, a former patient at Children’s Minnesota – donated $20,000 worth of money and gifts to Children’s Minnesota in the name of his late son.

Children’s Minnesota ranks among Best Children’s Hospitals in U.S. News & World Report

Children’s Minnesota’s pulmonology and diabetes programs recognized among the best programs in the country

Children’s Minnesota launches anti-vaping campaign, warns of public health risk

The campaign includes a partnership with a TikTok influencer and other strategies to educate teens, parents and health care professionals about the dangers of vaping.

Grand Rounds: Vaping inhalational injury

October 31, 2019, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

Anne Griffiths, MD

Grand Rounds: Respiratory commotion

March 23, 2017, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

William B Wheeler, MD

Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia

Primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) is a rare and under-diagnosed genetic condition, likely occurring in 1 in 20,000 individuals in the United States. Primary ciliary dyskinesia in children results in a number of symptoms related to the abnormal motion of cilia (the tiny hair-like structures that line the respiratory tract and are found in other organ systems). Cilia play many roles in the body, including: organ arrangement during fetal development, filtration of the outside environment, and movement of secretions.

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Resources

We know you may want to dig for more information, so we gathered these easy-to-digest materials and resources from pediatric organizations in Minnesota and beyond.

What to expect

At Children’s Minnesota, we feel fortunate to be a part of so many kids’ lives. The pulmonology and respiratory team cares for thousands of children each year in our inpatient and outpatient settings. Every patient is special to us.