Setty Magana, MD, PhD

Setty Magana

Name: Setty Magana, MD, PhD

Hometown: Burnsville, MN

Undergraduate school attended:  UMN

Hobbies: Paddle boarding, hiking, board games with family

Languages I speak: Spanish and English

Furthest I've traveled from home: Bomet, Kenya

Favorite activity in the Twin Cities: Walking around lakes

Specialty: Pediatric Neurology with subspecialization in neuroimmunology

Why I chose my specialty: I have always been fascinated by the immune system and the nervous system so neuroimmunology seems like the perfect merging of these two passions.

Why Medicine: My father was a neurologist and I vividly remember the tremendous impact he had on his patients through his medical knowledge and compassionate bedside manner and how fulfilling that was--that is what inspired me to become a physician.