Gwenyth Fischer, MD

Associate Chair of Research, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Gwenyth Fischer

Contact Info

fisch662@umn.edu

Office Phone 612-624-9574

Office Address:
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
5th Floor East Building
MB532
2450 Riverside Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Mailing Address:
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
5th Floor East Building
8951G (Campus Delivery Code)
2450 Riverside Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Associate Chair of Research, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Faculty Member, Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine


Pediatric ECMO Co-Director


MD, Loyola University Stritch Medical School, Maywood, IL

Residency in Pediatrics, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH

Fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN

Summary

Dr. Fischer is a pediatric critical care physician and Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota. She is an alumna of Vassar College, completed her pediatric residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Hospital Center, and her pediatric critical care fellowship at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Fischer’s non-clinical focus is on pediatric medical devices and drug therapies. She is an alumna of the UMN Medical Device Center Innovation Fellows Program and is the founder and Director of the Pediatric Device Innovation Consortium (PDIC), which seeks to move pediatric technologies forward towards commercialization. Dr. Fischer also serves as Respiratory Care Director and ECMO Director for UMN Masonic Children’s Hospital, as well as Associate Chair for Research Partnerships within the Pediatrics Department.

Her research interests include pediatric and adult medical device and drug development and clinical trials, ECMO, critical care, and regulation of medical devices.

Expertise

  • Cardiac Intensive Care
  • ECMO
  • Medical Devices
  • Cardiopulmonary

Awards & Recognition

  • Minnesota Monthly “Top Doctors” (2016-2018)
  • Minneapolis - St. Paul “Top Doctors, Rising Star Edition” (2015-2017)
  • Innovator in Clinical Practice Award, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota (2016)
  • University of Minnesota Pediatrics Innovator in Clinical Practice Award (2015)
  • Newborn Foundation Ted Thompsen Visionary Award (2015)

Clinical

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics 
  • American Board of Pediatrics - Critical Care Medicine  

Clinical Interests

Pediatric Critical Care; Pediatric Medical Device Technology