Sherri NovitskyAdministrative Director612-625-1174
Associate Administrative Director
Hang McLaughlin, MEd
Grants & Contracts Manager
Orit AckermanChair's Office Project Manager
Rachel FittsChair's Office AdministratorSupporting: Sayeed Ikramuddin MD
Alyssa Dindorf, MPSCommunications Manager
Paxton AltoCommunications Specialist
Jessica Andersen, MBA, C-TAGMESurgical Education Manager612-625-3141
Sarah Erickson, JDGeneral Surgery Program Administrator612-625-6483
Kimberly MooreheadGeneral Surgery Assistant Coordinator612-626-2590
Michelle LundenSurgical Education Specialist612-626-2590
Yvonne ChristensenUME Surgery Clerkship Administrator612-626-9237
Fellowship Program Administrators
- Kimberly Moorehead
Plastic Surgery, Integrated Plastic Surgery
- Erin Acton
Acute and Critical Care Surgery, Vascular Surgery
- Mitch Gmyrek
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery
- Carol Nguyen
Surgical Critical Care
- Jasmine Jackson
- Jenn Johnson
Supporting: Ranjit John MD and Rosemary Kelly MD *UMN Specific Tasks
- Rick Castillo
Supporting: John Foker MD, PhD, Stephen Huddleston MD, PhD, Sara Shumway MD
- Caroline Orth
Veterans Affairs Administrator
Supporting: Matthew Soule MD and Rose Kelly MD
- Tina Russell
Supporting: Michael Mulvihill, MD, Andrew Shaffer MD, MS, Rochus Voeller MD, K. Joshua Wong MD
Colon & Rectal Surgery
Surgical Critical Care
- Brittany Ernst
Supporting: Jeffrey Chipman MD, Melissa Brunsvold MD, FACS, Jorge Granja, MD
- Christine Vincent
Supporting: James V. Harmon Jr. MD, PhD, Gregory Beilman MD, Daniel Kendrick MD
- Keara Carpenter
Supporting: Christopher Tignanelli MD
Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Thoracic & Foregut Surgery
- Stephanie Taylor
Supporting: Andrew Adams MD, PhD
- Carissa Washington
Supporting: Srinath Chinnakotla MD, Erik Finger MD, PhD, Vanessa Humphreville MD
- Carly Ryan
Executive Office and Administrative Specialist
Supporting: Karthik Ramanathan MD, Raja Kandaswamy MD, Arthur Matas MD, Timothy Pruett MD
Basic & Translational Research
- Kelli Tourand
Supporting: Julia Davydova MD, PhD, Mizuho Sato-Dahlman PhD, Christopher Staley PhD, Subbaya Subramanian PhD, Masato Yamamoto MD, PhD, David Rothenberger, MD, Beth Lusczek PhD
Experimental Surgical Services
History of Medicine
Schulze Diabetes Institute
Supporting: Sabarinathan Ramachandran PhD, Bernard Hering MD, Amar Singh PhD
The University of Minnesota Medical Center, a Fairview division, is located on the corner of Harvard Street Southeast and East River Parkway on the University of Minnesota East Bank. It is easily accessible from virtually any point in the metro area, via Interstates I-94 and I-35W.
Directions from the North
Take I-35W south. Turn right onto Highway 280. Take the University Avenue exit; turn right at the second stoplight. Stay on University Avenue until it merges with Washington Avenue. Follow Washington to the left. Go three blocks and turn left on Oak Street. Turn right onto Delaware Street. The Patient/Visitor Parking Ramp will be on your right 1 1/2 blocks down Delaware Street between Harvard and Walnut streets. To drop off at the hospital and emergency entrances, continue on Delaware Street to Harvard Street. Turn left. The entrances face Harvard Street near the corner of Harvard and East River Parkway.
Directions from the East or West
Take I-94 (east or west) to the Huron Boulevard Exit. Turn left onto Fulton Street. Go three blocks and turn right onto Oak Street. Turn left onto Delaware Street. The Patient/Visitor Parking Ramp will be on your right 1 1/2 blocks down Delaware Street between Harvard and Walnut streets. To drop off at the hospital and emergency entrances, continue on Delaware Street to Harvard Street. Turn left. The entrances face Harvard Street near the corner of Harvard and East River Parkway.
Directions from the South
Take I-35W north to the Third Street/U of M exit. Then take the East Bank exit, which becomes Washington Avenue. Follow Washington to Harvard Street. Turn right onto Harvard Street. Turn left onto Delaware Street. The Patient/Visitor Parking Ramp will be on your left. To drop off at the hospital and emergency entrances, continue on Harvard Street. The entrances face Harvard Street near the corner of Harvard and East River Parkway.
Patient and visitor parking is available in the Patient/Visitor Ramp on Delaware Street between Harvard and Walnut Streets. For more information about parking, call 612-273-4665.
Patients and Visitors
Patients and visitors may park in the Patient/Visitor parking ramp on Delaware Street. Emergency department parking is also available near the ER entrance at the front of the hospital. All parking facilities include handicapped-designated spaces. Also, between the Malcolm Moos Tower and the Philips-Wangensteen Building, there are two parking spaces on Delaware Street designated for handicapped use. Wheelchairs are available in the clinic, hospital and ramp entrances. You may also ask staff at any information desk to call for a wheelchair.
To make parking more convenient for our patients and visitors, University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview offers valet parking on both campuses. Valets are available from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Gold Parking Garage on the Riverside campus; 5:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the main hospital entrance on the University campus; and from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Phillips-Wangensteen Building entrance on the University campus.
Hourly parking rates
We offer a discounted parking rate to our patients and their guests. Remember to bring your parking ticket with you into the building. Clinic and hospital patient care unit staff will stamp your ticket to ensure the lower rate. There's no charge if you park in our facilities for fewer than 15 minutes. You will need to present your ticket to the parking attendant as you exit the parking facility. When there's no attendant on duty, please pay the auto cashier $4 in cash/quarters.
Weekly & Monthly Parking Passes
Patients and visitors planning to come to our hospital or clinics several times a week or month may wish to purchase a weekly or monthly parking pass. Parking passes are available for $24 weekly or $55 monthly. To purchase a parking pass, please visit one of our parking offices at:
University campus: B340 Mayo
Riverside campus: MB218 East Building
Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. M-F
Street parking/bike racks
Free and metered street parking is available around our facilities. Bike racks are also available in all of our parking ramps. Please call the Parking Office for more information.
We provide a shuttle service between our Riverside and University campuses from 5:20 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. See the shuttle schedule near the boarding locations on each campus. The shuttle picks up and drops off at the front entrance to Mayo Building connected to the hospital on the University campus and in the West circle entrance outside Subway restaurant on the Riverside campus.
Metro Transit bus service is available to our Riverside campus via route numbers 7 and 2, and to our University campus via route numbers 16, 50, 111, 113, 114, 115, and 152.
Super Shuttle offers shuttle services to and from our medical facilities and nearby hotels. For rates, schedules or to make a reservation call 612-827-7777; toll free is 800-BLUE-VAN (800-258-3826).
A number of taxicab services in St. Paul and Minneapolis serve the hospital. Direct telephone lines to some taxi services are located in the hospital lobbies.
Safety and Security
To ensure the safety of all who visit our facilities, security officers are on duty 24 hours a day to respond to emergencies and to escort patients to and from our parking facilities. Call 612-273-4544 if you wish to have an escort, and a security officer will meet you at your location.
A heated, underground walkway connects the parking ramp to the clinics and hospital on our University campus. A motorized courtesy cart transports elderly and disabled patients from the ramp to their destinations from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.