Metropolitan Pediatric Specialists | Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota

Our pediatricians are all trained to manage and prevent health problems in infants, children, teens and young adults in the most friendly and cost effective manner possible. We have 20 physicians on staff to ensure we are available when you need us most. We focus on your child's:

  • growth and development
  • behavior concerns
  • immunizations
  • injury prevention
  • illness
  • nutrition

In addition we offer our existing patients the convenience of a walk-in strep clinic (except from noon to 1 p.m.) and convenient same day appointments for illness and/or injury. Prospective patients can take advantage of our free expectant parent visits.

What’s New

Expectant Parent Classes

Attend an expectant parent Baby Talk with a pediatrician, a lactation consultant, and a certified birth and parenting educator.

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Well Child Exams

Listen to Dr. Gigi Chawla, senior medical director of primary care, on Children's Pedcast as she answers questions and provides helpful information on well child visits. (36 min. audio)

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Ask Dr. Gigi: Sugar sweetened beverages

Dr. Gigi Chawla, senior medical director of primary care, discusses how sugar-sweetened beverages such as soda, juice and energy drinks are one contributing factor to childhood obesity.

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