Thomas George, MD

Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Thomas George

Contact Info

Office Phone 612-626-0644

Fax 612-624-8176

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

MD, Indiana University

Residency in Pediatrics, University of Iowa Children's Hospital

Fellowship in Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine, University of Iowa Children's Hospital


Thomas George, M.D. is Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Neonatology. He earned his M.D. degree at Indiana University and completed his pediatric residency and neonatal-perinatal fellowship at the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital. He is Director of Clinical Services for the division and attends in the NICU at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, in the Special Care Nurseries at Fairview Ridges and Southdale hospitals and sees patients in the University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital neonatal follow-up clinic. His clinical research interests have included the role of inhaled nitric oxide in premature infants; he also has interests in educational research, faculty development and determining trainee competency. As Medical Director for the UMMCH NICU, he plays roles in education at the resident and subspecialty resident level, in administration/program development and in outreach and neonatal CME activities for general pediatricians. He was named a "Top Doctor in Neonatology" by Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine in 2010.

Awards & Recognition

  • Castle Connolly "Top Doctor"
  • Best Doctors in America® (2005-2011, 2013-2018)
  • Minnesota Monthly "Best Doctor" (2014-2017)
  • Minnesota Monthly "Best Doctors for Women" (2014, 2016)



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


Pediatric Specialty Care-Explorer Clinic

Board Certifications

Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine, American Board of Pediatrics