Setty Magana, MD, PhD
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.