Medical School

Division of Blood and Marrow Transplantation

Department of Pediatrics

Paul Orchard, MD

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Academic Title


Clinical Title

Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Physician


  • Pediatrics
  • Blood Disorders (Hematology -- Benign)
  • Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant


  • Journey Clinic -- Center for Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplantation


Medical School
Brown University Hospital, Providence RI

University of Wisconsin Hospital, Madison, WI

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Contact Info


(612) 626-2313

(612) 626-4074

Office Address
Pediatric BMT
420 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Mailing Address
Pediatrics BMT
MMC 366 Mayo
8366A (Campus Delivery Code)
420 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Bio Statement

Dr. Orchard is a Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Blood and Marrow Transplantation. He is the Medical Director of the Inherited Metabolic and Storage Disease Bone Marrow Transplantation Program.

Research Interests


  • Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation of Genetic Disorders Transplant related toxicity and graft failure Use of reduced intensity preparative regimens Risk factors affecting outcomes following transplantation
  • Osteopetrosis Biology and genetics of osteopetrosis Correlations of clinical and genetic parameters to outcome and prognosis Hematopoietic transplantation and other therapies
  • Gene Therapy T cell engineering with "suicide genes" for transplantation Infusions of mismatched T cells with following genetic manipulation Treatment of genetic and metabolic diseases with gene therapy
  • Development of Alternative Cellular Therapy Use of mesenchymal stem cells for genetic diseases Infusions of immunologically active cell populations


  • Best Doctors in America® (2011-2012, 2013)
  • Recipient, Jundt Research Award 1998-2000
  • Recipient, Amy Strelzer-Manasevit Scholar's Award (1 of 2 National Awards)
  • Mpls.St.Paul Magazine "Top Doctor" (2012, 2014)
  • Recipient, American Cancer Society Career Development Award 1994-96


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  • Last modified on June 24, 2014