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Dr. Andrew W. Kiragu MD FAAP

Medical Director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Hennepin County Medical Center

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Hennepin County Medical Center

701 Park Ave So

Minneapolis, Minnesota 55415

United States

Company Description

Hennepin County Medical Center is a nationally recognized Level I Adult Trauma Center and Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center with the largest emergency department in Minnesota. The comprehensive academic medical center and public teaching hospital includes a ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

University of Minnesota


President-Elect of the MN Chapter
American Academy of Pediatrics

Poison Prevention


Board Member
Midwest Injury Prevention Alliance

Board Member

Board Member
Safe Kids Minnesota

Injury Free Coalition for Kids

Board Member
Center for Cross-Cultural Health


Dalhousie University

Howard University College of Medicine


MD degree

Howard University

medical degree

Howard University of Washington , DC

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Dr. Kiragu is currently the Interim Chief of Pediatrics. As chief, he has continued the strong tradition of exceptional care without exception for children here at HCMC that started under the leadership of Dr. Richard Raile, the first Chief of Pediatrics, over 60 years ago. Under his leadership, the department continues its strong commitment to research, resident and medical student education as well as growth of the departments community engagement. Dr. Kiragu has served as the Medical Director of HCMC's Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) since 2003. Under his leadership, the PICU has provided extraordinary care to critically ill and injured children. Notably, the PICU has achieved outstanding outcomes compared to other PICU's across the country using national benchmark data. Dr. Kiragu has considerable experience and expertise in neurocritical care and the management of neurotrauma. He serves as Co-Medical Director of the Pediatric Brain Injury Program at HCMC which since 1989, has served over 4,000 children with acquired brain injuries. Dr. Kiragu is also passionate about injury prevention and was awarded a $200,000 grant through the Robert Woods Johnson Foundation to establish an Injury-Free Coalition for Kids (IFCK) site in Minneapolis at HCMC, with a goal of studying and promoting injury prevention across the state. He currently serves on the national board of IFCK and is also a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Injury, Violence and Poison Prevention. Locally, he serves on the Advisory Board of Safe Kids, MN. Dr. Kiragu is also a passionate advocate for children and is President-Elect of the MN Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics where he works with other pediatricians to improve the lives of Minnesota's kids.
An Interview with Dr. Andrew W. Kiragu - Source: Office of Rural Health & Primary Care, MDH
Andrew W. Kiragu, MD, FAAP, Medical Director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, HCMC - Source: Diversity in Focus
Wozniak, J.R., Krach, L.E., Ward, E.E., Mueller, B.A., Muetzel, R.L., Schnoebelen, S.S., Kriel, R.L., Kiragu, AW, and Lim, K.O. Neurocognitive and Neuroimaging Correlates of Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury: A Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI) Study.

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By Andrew Kiragu, MD, FAAP, Medical Director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Hennepin County Medical Center, and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota
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Dr. Andrew W. Kiragu is a Staff Intensivist for the Department of Pediatrics at Hennepin County Medical Center. He is also an Assistant Professor in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Minnesota Medical School, and is board-certified in Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care and Internal Medicine. He completed his undergraduate studies at Dalhousie University of Nova Scotia, Canada, and subsequently graduated from Howard University of Washington, DC, with a medical degree in 1994. Dr. Kiragu served his residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota, 1994-1998, followed by a fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care, 1998-2001. He was one of the Walter Ramsey Endowment Fellows at the University. During his fellowship, he was awarded the Mark Snelling Outstanding Teaching Fellow for three consecutive years, in recognition of his commitment to resident education. He was also awarded a Vikings Foundation Grant to study the inflammatory effects of cardiopulmonary bypass. Dr. Kiragu serves as a co-principal investigator for the Minneapolis "Injury Free Coalition for Kids."

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Dr. Andrew Kiragu, Interim Chief of the Department of Pediatrics and Medical Director of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis

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