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Annette Nijjar, MD

Palliative Care Physician
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Specialties and Services

Health Networks

  • University of Minnesota Physicians

Languages I Speak

  • English
  • German

Hospital Privileges

  • Fairview Southdale Hospital
  • University of Minnesota Medical Center

Care Philosophy

Our role in palliative care is to support patients in all aspects of their lives that are affected by serious illness. I am honored to be part of a team of professionals that enables me to provide excellent patient-centered care.

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Advance Care Planning
  • Interdisciplinary Care for Patients facing Serious Illness
  • Medical Ethics

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, Germany


  • Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA (Internal Medicine)


  • University of Minnesota, MN - Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Recognition and Leadership


  • Mpls.St.Paul Magazine "Top Doctor - Rising Star" (2018, 2019)