Katie Pfister

Assistant Professor, Division of Neonatology
Faculty, Department of Pediatrics


Katie Pfister, MD is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Neonatology. She received her medical training at Vanderbilt University and the University of Minnesota. Dr. Pfister is the Associate Director of the MHealth Fairview Southdale and Ridges Neonatal Intensive Care Units.  In addition to attending on the NICU, she sees high-risk NICU patients in follow-up clinic to help optimize neurodevelopmental outcomes. Her research interests include using electrophysiology as an early marker of development in at-risk populations.


MD, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN

Fellowships, Residencies, and Visiting Engagements

Residency in Pediatrics,
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine,
University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Licensures and Certifications

Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, American Board of Pediatrics



Pediatric Neonatology
Academic Office Building
2450 Riverside Ave S AO-401
Minneapolis, MN 55454