Arif Somani, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Arif Somani

Contact Info

Office Phone 612-624-9574

Mailing Address:
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Academic Office Building
2450 Riverside Ave S AO-301
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Administrative Assistant Name
Jon Burke

Administrative Phone

Administrative Email

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Faculty Member, Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Care Team Member, Heart Center

PICU Medical Director

MD, University of Toronto

Residency in Family Practice, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

Residency in Pediatrics, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN

Fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada


Awards & Recognition

  • Minnesota Monthly "Top Doctor" (2021)
  • Best Doctors in America® (2011-2012, 2013)
  • Irvine McQuarrie Research Scholar Award, University of Minnesota (2006)


Research Summary/Interests

Endothelial cell biology and application in gene therapy; Bioethics and it’s clinical application.



  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 

Clinical Interests

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine