Elizabeth Braunlin, MD, PhD

Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Elizabeth Braunlin

Contact Info

braun002@umn.edu

Office Phone 612-626-2755

Fax 612-626-2467

Office Address:
Pediatric Cardiology
5th Floor East Building
MB554
2450 Riverside Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Mailing Address:
Pediatric Cardiology
5th Floor East Building
8951H (Campus Delivery Code)
2450 Riverside Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Faculty Member, Division of Pediatric Cardiology

Care Team Member, Heart Center

Team Member, Mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS) Center


Pediatric Cardiologist


MD, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN

Residency in Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Medical Center, Boston, MA

Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN

PhD, Physiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

MS, Inorganic Chemistry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Summary

Dr. Braunlin is a Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Cardiology and Director of the Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Program. She received her M.D. from the University of Minnesota. Dr. Braunlin completed her residency in Pediatrics at The Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Boston and a fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Braunlin completed her Ph.D. in Physiology at the University of Minnesota. She joined the faculty at the University of Minnesota in 1983. She is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Cardiology.

Dr. Braunlin’s clinical interests are prevention and treatment of post transplant lymphoproliferative disease (PTLD) after cardiac transplantation; the long term cardiac follow-up of individuals with mucopolysaccharidoses after marrow transplantation or enzyme replacement therapy; and prevention and management of cardiac failure in individuals with various forms of muscular dystrophy.

Her basic research interest involves investigation by cardiac ultrasound and histopathology of murine models of mucopolysaccharidoses both before and after novel therapies aimed at correction.

Awards & Recognition

  • Minnesota Monthly “Top Doctors” (2014, 2016-2018)
  • Best Doctors in America® (2007-2010, 2011-2012, 2013)
  • Herz Teaching Award, University of Minnesota Medical School (2003)

Clinical

Clinics

Pediatric Specialty Care-Discovery Clinic;Pediatric Specialty Care-Explorer Clinic;Transplant Center

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatric Cardiology

Clinical Interests

Cardiac transplantation; Heart failure; Long-term care for mucopolysaccharidoses after marrow transplantation or enzyme therapy; Long-term care for mucopolysaccharidoses after marrow transplantation or enzyme therapy; Pediatric cardiology; Prevention and management of cardiac failure in patients with muscular dystrophy; Prevention and treatment of post transplant lymphoproliferative disease (PTLD); Prevention and treatment of post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease

Clinical Experience Statement

I work closely with families to ensure they understand and are prepared to deal with the special issues that are part of the transplant experience.

Hospital Privileges

Fairview Ridges Hospital; Fairview Southdale Hospital; University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital; University of Minnesota Medical Center