Mona Riskalla, MD, MS

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Mona Riskalla

Contact Info

Office Phone 612-626-4598

Mailing Address:
Pediatric Rheumatology, Allergy, & Immunology
Academic Office Building
2450 Riverside Ave S AO-10
Minneapolis, MN 55454

MD, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Residency in Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Fellowship in Pediatric Rheumatology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

MS, Biostatistics /Clinical Research Design and Statistical Analysis, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI


Dr. Mona Riskalla is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota (UMN). She has also taken on the role of Co-Director for the Pediatric Uveitis Program at Minnesota Lions Children's Eye Clinic. Dr. Riskalla received her MD degree from Michigan State University. She completed her Pediatric residency at the University of Michigan and her Fellowship in Pediatric Rheumatology at the University of Michigan. Additionally, she has an MS in Biostatistics/Clinical Research Design and Statistical Analysis from the University of Michigan.

Awards & Recognition

  • American College of Rheumatology, Pediatric Visiting Professorship Program (2019)
  • Minnesota Monthly “Top Doctors” (2019, 2021)
  • Minneapolis - St. Paul “Top Doctors” (2015-2017, 2020, 2021)
  • Medical Honoree, Arthritis Foundation, Minnesota Chapter (2011)
  • Physician Scientist Development Award, Arthritis Foundation (2000)



Minnesota Lions Children's Eye (Ophthalmology) Clinic;Pediatric Specialty Care-Burnsville;Pediatric Specialty Care-Explorer Clinic

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatric Rheumatology 

Clinical Interests

Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis; Juvenile Myositis; Systemic Lupus Erythematosus; Inflammatory Eye Disease; Uveitis