Jakub Tolar, MD, PhD

Jakub Tolar, MD, PhD

Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Physician

Languages I Speak

  • Czech
  • English

Hospital Privileges

  • University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital
  • University of Minnesota Medical Center

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Gene Therapy for Correction of Genetic Diseases
  • Hematopoietic and Nonhematopoietic Adult Stem Cells

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic


  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN


  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Other Education

  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (Ph.D. in Molecular, Ceulluloar, Developmental Biology and Genetics)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Blood and marrow transplantation
  • American Board of Gene therapy for correction of genetic diseases
  • American Board of Pediatrics

Recognition and Leadership


  • Mpls.St.Paul Magazine "Top Doctor" (2012, 2013, 2016-2018)
  • Best Doctors in America (2011-2013)
  • U.S. News & World Report Top Doctor (2012)
  • Butterfly Award, Children's Cancer Research Fund (2009)
  • Margaret Kendrick Hostetter MD Award for Research in Pediatric Subspecialty Training (2003)
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology Young Investigator Award (2003)
  • Amy Strelzer Manasevit Scholars Program Bone Marrow Transplant Award (2002)


  • Stem Cell Institute, Director, University of Minnesota (2013-present)
  • Society for Investigative Dermatology (2010-present)
  • Stem Cell Therapy for Inherited Skin Fragility Disorders, Invited member (2010-present)
  • International Society for Stem Cell Research (2009-present)
  • Society of Pediatric Research, Elected member (2005-present)
  • American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy (2004-present)
  • Children’s Oncology Group, Investigator (2003-present)
  • American Society of Hematology (2000-present)

Academic Information


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