Alexander Khoruts, MD

Alexander Khoruts, MD


Health Networks

  • Fairview Physician Associates
  • University of Minnesota Physicians

Languages I Speak

  • English
  • Russian

Hospital Privileges

  • Maple Grove Hospital
  • University of Minnesota Medical Center

Care Philosophy

A physician is first and foremost a patient advocate. The patient must feel secure that he or she is getting the best care possible, will not have to face illness alone, and will be heard and understood.

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Gastroenterology, particularly focused on immune disorders affecting gut function including inflammatory bowel disease and gastrointestinal infections
  • Immune Disorders Involving the Gastrointestinal Tract

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • University of Minnesota, Duluth, MN


  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN


  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Other Education

  • Howard Hughes Fellowship for Physicians (Basic Immunology in T cell activation)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Gastroenterology

Recognition and Leadership


  • Minnesota Monthly Magazine “Top Doctors” (2017)
  • Young Investigator Award, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota (2001, 2003)


  • Member, American Gastroenterological Association (2000-present)
  • Member, American Association of Immunologists (2001-present)
  • Member, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (2011-present)
  • Medical Director, University of Minnesota Microbiota Therapeutics Program

Academic Information

Associate Professor

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