Alexander Gurfinkel, MD

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Alexander Gurfinkel

Contact Info

agurfink@umn.edu

Office Phone 612-625-6678

Fax 612-626-1144

Office Address:
Pediatric Hospital Medicine
6th Floor East Building
M653
2450 Riverside Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Mailing Address:
Pediatric Hospital Medicine
6th Floor East Building
8952H (Campus Delivery Code)
2450 Riverside Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Faculty Member, Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine


MD, Russian State Medical University, Moscow, Russia

Residency in Pediatrics, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA

Residency in Surgery, The George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC

Summary

Dr. Gurfinkel joined the Division of Hospital Medicine in 2015 with his clinical time divided between Fairview Ridges Hospital and Masonic Children’s Hospital. He obtained his medical degree at Russian State Medical University in Moscow, Russia. While in medical school he followed a pediatric track with additional studies in pediatric neurology. Dr. Gurfinkel moved to the United States in 1997 and completed his pediatric residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia and received additional training in general surgery at Thomas Jefferson University and George Washington University. Dr. Gurfinkel then joined a pediatric practice in the suburbs of Washington, DC, where for over seven years he enjoyed providing care to children of all ages, with additional focus on improving outcomes for patients with asthma and allergies. In his current role as a pediatric hospitalist, he serves on the Physician Informatics Committee at Fairview Ridges Hospital and is a co-lead in a quality improvement project in Newborn Nursery for the UMN Masonic Children’s Hospital.

In his free time he enjoys spending time with his family, gardening, running, and skiing.

Clinical

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics