Jamie Lohr, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Jamie Lohr

Contact Info


Office Phone 612-626-2755

Fax 612-626-2467

Mailing Address:
Pediatric Cardiology
MMC 94 Mayo
8094A (Campus Delivery Code)
420 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Faculty Member, Division of Pediatric Cardiology

Research Associate Professor, Lillehei Heart Institute

Care Team Member, Heart Center

Pediatric Cardiologist

MD, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA

Residency in Pediatrics, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR

Fellowship in Physiology and Pediatric Cardiology, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR

Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN


Dr. Lohr is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Cardiology and serves as Medical Director of the Fairview Ridges Specialty Clinic for Children. She received her MD from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. Dr. Lohr completed a residency in Pediatrics and a Research Fellowship in Physiology and Pediatric Cardiology at Oregon Health Sciences University. She completed a fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology at the University Of Minnesota. Dr. Lohr joined the University Of Minnesota faculty in 1997. She is board certified in Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology, and Adult Congenital Heart Disease.

Awards & Recognition

  • Minneapolis - St. Paul “Top Doctors” (2017-2018, 2020, 2021)
  • Minnesota Monthly “Top Doctors” (2016-2019, 2021)
  • Minnesota Monthly “Best Doctors for Women” (2017)
  • Minnesota Physician Magazine “Community Caregiver award” (2017)
  • Ted Thompson Visionary Award for Clinical Leadership in Improving Lives of Newborns (2016)
  • Best Doctors in America® (2007-2010, 2011-2012, 2013)
  • American Heart Association Scientist Development Award (1998-2002)
  • March of Dimes Basil O’Connor Scholar (1998)
  • University Children's Foundations Scholar Award (1997)
  • University of Minnesota Clinical Scholar Award

Professional Associations

Elected Member of the Society for Pediatric Research


Research Summary/Interests

Using human induced pluripotent stem cells to model heart development and congenital cardiac disorders; neural crest, second heart field and cardiac development; genetic factors which influence long term outcomes in congenital heart disease.


Person, A.D.; Beiraghi, S.; Sieben, C.M.; Hermanson, S.; Neumann, A.N.; Robu, M.E.; Schleiffarth, J.R.; van Bokhoven, H.; Mazzeu, J.F.; Petryk, A.; Brunner, H.G.; Ekker, S.C.; Lohr, J.L.. "Wnt5a Mutations Cause Autosomal Dominant Robinow Syndrome." Developmental Dynamics, 2010 Jan: 239(1): 327-37.

Hyatt, B.A.; Resnik, E.R.; Johnson, N.S.; Lohr, J.L.; Cornfield, D.N.. “Lung Specific Developmental Expression of Xenopus laevis Surfactant Protein C and B Genes” Gene Expr Patterns. 2007; 7:8-14. Epub 2006 May 5.

Bartlett, H.; Escalera, R.; Patel, S.; Wedemeyer, E.; Volk, K.; Lohr, J.; Reinking, B. "Echocardiographic Assessment of Cardiac Morphology and Function in Xenopus" in press Comparative Medicine Dec. 2009.

Brick, K.; Chen, X.; Lohr, J.; Schmidt, A.; Kidder, L.; Pew, W. "rh-BMP-2 Induced Expression of Key Bone Formation Genes in Infected Segmental Defects" in the Rat. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. (2009).467:3096-3103.

Schleiffarth, J.R.; Person, A.D.; Martinsen, B.J.; Neumann, A.N.; Sukovich, D.J.; Jarcho, M.P.; Baker, C.V.H.; Lohr, J.L.; Cornfield, D.N.; Ekker, S.E.; Petryk, A. "Wnt5a is required for normal cardiac outflow tract development." Pediatric Research 2007 Apr. 61(4):386-91.


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatric Cardiology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Adult Congenital Heart Disease 

Clinical Interests

Adolescents and young adults with heart disease; Cardiac genetics; Congenital heart disease; Echocardiography; General pediatric cardiology

Hospital Privileges

Fairview Lakes Medical Center; Fairview Ridges Hospital; Fairview Southdale Hospital; University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview