Abbie Begnaud, MD

Abbie Begnaud, MD

Pulmonologist, Critical Care Physician

Specialties and Services

Languages I Speak

  • English

Hospital Privileges

  • University of Minnesota Medical Center
  • Fairview Lakes Medical Center
  • Fairview Northland Medical Center
  • Fairview Ridges Hospital
  • Fairview Southdale Hospital
  • Fairview Range Medical Center

Care Philosophy

I specialize in advanced diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, in addition to general pulmonary and critical care medicine. Diagnostic procedures include navigational bronchoscopy, endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) and pleural endoscopy. Therapies include tracheal or bronchial dilation and stenting, bronchial thermoplasty, pleural catheter placement and pleurodesis.

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Central Airway Obstruction
  • Endobronchial obstruction
  • Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS)
  • Intensive Care
  • Interventional pulmonology
  • Navigational Bronchoscopy
  • Pleural disease
  • Pleuroscopy

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • Louisiana State University Health Science Center, Shreveport, LA

Residencies

  • University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS

Fellowships

  • University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Other Education

  • University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine

Recognition and Leadership

Recognition

  • Mpls.St.Paul Magazine "Top Doctor - Rising Star" (2016, 2017)

Leadership

  • Member, American Association of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology
  • Member, American College of Chest Physicians
  • Member, American Thoracic Society
  • Chief Fellow, University of Florida Pulmonary and Critical Care Division (2012-2013)
  • Chief Resident, University of Kansas Medical Center (2009-2010)

Academic Information

Assistant Professor

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Insurance

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