University of Minnesota Medical Center is the main teaching hospital of one of the most respected educational institutions in the nation: University of Minnesota Medical School. Patient care is our primary focus, which complements the medical school’s mission of improving the health of Midwestern families and communities through discovering and delivering new treatments and cures. As a result, our patients have access to innovative treatments, technology and services, all while receiving superior care. These innovations have led to many medical breakthroughs, including the world’s first successful open-heart surgery, the world’s first bone marrow transplant, the Midwest’s first successful double-lung transplant and Minnesota’s first living donor pediatric liver transplant.
University of Minnesota Physicians at the University of Minnesota Medical School conduct leading research and use gained knowledge to care for our patients, educate health care professionals and practice family-focused care.