Craig R. Weinert, MD, MPH

Critical Care Physician, Pulmonologist

Languages I Speak

  • English

Hospital Privileges

  • Fairview Lakes Medical Center
  • Fairview Northland Medical Center
  • Fairview Ridges Hospital
  • Fairview Southdale Hospital
  • University of Minnesota Medical Center
  • Fairview Range Medical Center

Care Philosophy

I combine patient care, clinical innovation research and medical administration to deliver the best of academic medicine to patients at University of Minnesota Health and Fairview.

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Acute Respiratory Failure
  • Recovery After Prolonged Critical Illness
  • TeleICU Programs

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • George Washington University School of Medicine Health Sciences, Washington, DC


  • Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC


  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pulmonary Diseases
  • American Board of Critical Care Medicine

Recognition and Leadership


  • Oscar Benwood Hunter Award, George Washington University (1990)
  • Teacher-of-the-Year - Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program (2003, 2006)
  • Young Investigator Award, Department of Medicine (2003-2005)
  • Mpls.St.Paul Magazine "Top Doctor" (2009)
  • Excellence in Education Award (2009)
  • Medical Staff Award for Clinical Care, University of Minnesota Medical Center (2011)
  • Presidential Citation Award, Society of Critical Care Medicine (2012)


  • Executive Medical Director, In-Patient Services, University of Minnesota Medical Center
  • Medical Director, Fairview-UMP Tele-ICU Program
  • Associate Director, Fairview-UMP Critical Care Program
  • Associate Director, AHC Center for Excellence in Critical Care (2009-present)

Academic Information

Associate Professor

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