Medical School

Division of Neonatology

Department of Pediatrics

Michael Georgieff, MD

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Academic Title

Executive Vice Chair

Clinical Title



  • Pediatrics
  • Neonatology
  • Neonatal (NICU) Unit and Follow-Up Care


  • Explorer Clinic -- Pediatric Specialty Care


Medical School
Washington University, St. Louis, MO
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
University of Pennsylvania (Neonatology), University of Minnesota (Neonatology)

Contact Info


(612) 626-2971
(612) 624-0644

(612) 624-0644

Office Address
Pediatric Neonatology
6th Floor East Building
2450 Riverside Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Mailing Address
Div of Pediatric Neonatology
6th Floor East Building
8952B (Campus Delivery Code)
2450 Riverside Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Bio Statement

Michael K. Georgieff, M.D., holds the position of Professor of Pediatrics and Child Psychology and Director of the Division of Neonatology. He received his M.D. from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.  He served his internship and residency at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He followed with a residency in neonatology at the University of Pennsylvania and at the University of Minnesota. In addition to attending on the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Dr. Georgieff is director of the NICU Follow-up Clinic, director of Neonatal Nutrition Support Service and director of the Center for Neurobehavioral Development.  Dr. Georgieff’s research focuses on fetal/neonatal nutrition, specifically, the effect of fetal/neonatal iron nutrition on brain development and neurocognitive function. He has published in numerous journals, including American Journal of Physiology, Pediatric Research, Journal of Nutrition and Journal of Pediatrics. He has written and contributed to a number of book chapters and has over 100 published papers.

Center for Neurobehavioral Development

Institute of Child Development


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