Michael Wootten, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health

Michael Wootten

Contact Info


Office Phone 612-302-8275

Office Address:
Broadway Family Medicine Clinic
1020 W Broadway Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55411

Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health

Faculty, North Memorial Family Medicine Residency

Vanderbilt University

University of Minnesota North Memorial Family Medicine Residency


Michael Wootten, MD, was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee, but moved to Minnesota for the nationally recognized training in family medicine at the University of Minnesota. Post-residency, he pursued private practice in rural North Carolina and Plymouth, Minnesota. Wootten joined the faculty of the University of Minnesota North Memorial Family Medicine Residency in 1995 and served as its director from 2010 to 2018. He currently serves as teaching faculty and clinician at North Memorial Hospital and Broadway Family Medicine.


Patient-centered communication; chronic disease management, especially diabetes and hypertension; hospital medicine



Sherman, M.D., Nissly, T., Carlson, S., & Wootten, M. (in press). Video Review Process: Enhancing Impact and Resident/Faculty Satisfaction. Peer-Reviewed Reports in Medical Education Research (PRiMER)

Berge, J. M., Trump, L., Trudeau, S., Utržan, D. S., Mandrich, M., Slattengren, A., Nissly, T., Miller, L., Baird, M., Coleman, E., & Wootten, M. (2017, July 24). Integrated Care Clinic: Creating Enhanced Clinical Pathways for Integrated Behavioral Health Care in a Family Medicine Residency Clinic Serving a Low-Income, Minority Population. Families, Systems, & Health

Wootten M, Stulberg DB, Prasad S, Rowland K. PURLs: skip this step when checking lipid levels. J Fam Pract. 2015;64(2):113-5.

Prasad S, Wootten M, Kalinski N, Chapman S. What to do when warfarin goes too far. J Fam Pract. 2009;58(7):346-52.



  • Family Medicine/Primary Care