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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.

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.

Peyton’s story: from heart surgery at 4 days old to going home

Peyton has undergone six surgeries. And that was only in the first year of her life. Peyton was born with multiple congenital heart defects (CHD). Her parents Rachel and Ben got the diagnosis at the 20-week ultrasound. It quickly turned their excitement about having their first child into worry.

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.

Getting Ready for Surgery – Kids

To help you and your family prepare for surgery, we’ve compiled Children’s Minnesota resources specific to parents, teens and kids.

Getting Ready for Surgery – Teens

To help you and your family prepare for surgery, we’ve compiled Children’s Minnesota resources specific to parents, teens and kids.

Helping teens and kids

To help you and your family prepare for surgery, we’ve compiled Children’s Minnesota resources specific to parents, teens and kids.

Self Care Tips for Parents

To help you and your family prepare for surgery, we’ve compiled Children’s Minnesota resources specific to parents, teens and kids.

Surgery Center Tours

To help you and your family prepare for surgery, we’ve compiled Children’s Minnesota resources specific to parents, teens and kids.