Elizabeth A. Braunlin, MD, PhD

Elizabeth A. Braunlin, MD, PhD

Pediatric Cardiologist

Languages I Speak

  • English

Hospital Privileges

  • Fairview Ridges Hospital
  • Fairview Southdale Hospital
  • University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital
  • University of Minnesota Medical Center

Care Philosophy

I work closely with families to ensure they understand and are prepared to deal with the special issues that are part of the transplant experience.

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Long-term care for mucopolysaccharidoses after marrow transplantation or enzyme therapy
  • Pediatric cardiology
  • Prevention and management of cardiac failure in patients with muscular dystrophy
  • Prevention and treatment of post transplant lymphoproliferative disease (PTLD)
  • Prevention and treatment of post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN


  • Children's Hospital Medical Center, Boston, MA


  • Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA
  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Other Education

  • Master's - M.S., Inorganic Chemistry University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN
  • Ph.D. - Physiology, University of Minnesota

Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
  • Pediatric Cardiology

Recognition and Leadership


  • Minnesota Monthly Magazine “Top Doctors” (2016, 2017, 2018)
  • Best Doctors in America (2007-2013)


  • Director, Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Training Program (2002-present)
  • Director, Pediatric Cardiac Catheterization Lab, University of Minnesota (1986-1996)
  • Medical Director, Pediatric Heart Transplant Program, University of Minnesota (1986-2010)
  • Member, American Pediatric Society (2005-present)
  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics (1980-1990)

Academic Information


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