New physicians at MetroPeds

We’re pleased to welcome three new physicians this summer: Megan Fischer, MD, Brian Hope, MD and Jenna Tate, DO

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80% of the brain develops in the first 3 years

The key to unlocking the potential couldn’t be simpler. It’s you.

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Expecting? Need to choose a pediatrician?

We are accepting new patients. Call to schedule a meet the pediatrician appointment.
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Why vaccinate?

You have the power to protect your baby from dangerous illnesses like meningitis, whooping cough and measles.
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Expectant parent class

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

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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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Early childhood development

Children’s Pedcast: Developing the infant-toddler brain

Gigi Chawla, MD, Children’s Minnesota senior medical director of primary care; andMike Troy, PhD, clinical psychologist and medical director of behavioral health services and associate medical director of Children’s Neuroscience Institute, from Children’s Minnesota discuss the importance of early childhood development for the infant-toddler brain between birth and age 3.

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