Margaret Wallenfriedman

Margaret Wallenfriedman, MD

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Health Networks

  • HealthEast

Languages I Speak

  • English

Hospital Privileges

  • St. John's Hospital
  • St. Joseph's Hospital
  • Woodwinds Health Campus

Care Philosophy

It's important to help patients understand their disease processes, their predisposing factors, the therapeutic options and the pros/cons and consequences of treatments. It is my goal that my patients are not only well cared for, but well educated.

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Carpal and Cubital Tunnel Release
  • Chiari Malformations
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Spinal Cord Compression
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Tumors of the Brain, Spine and Peripheral Nerves

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • Yale University, New Haven, CT


  • University of Minnesota

Other Education

  • University of Wisconsin PhD, Neuroscience
  • PhD, Neuroscience

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Neurosurgery
  • Fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons

Recognition and Leadership


  • Minnesota Monthly Magazine “Top Doctors” (2018, 2019)


  • Member, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Member, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • Member, Women in Neurosurgery
  • Medical Director, HealthEast Neurosurgery