Caroline George, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Caroline George

Contact Info

cgeorge@umn.edu

Office Phone 612-624-9574

Fax 612-626-0143

Office Address:
Pediatric Critical Care
5th Floor East Building
MB534
2450 Riverside Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55454

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

Administrative Assistant Name
Rachel Blissenbach

Administrative Phone
612-625-9950

Administrative Email
bliss054@umn.edu

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Faculty Member, Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Care Team Member, Heart Center


MD, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN

Residency in Pediatrics, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA

Fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care, University of Colorado, Denver, CO

Fellowship in Child Abuse Pediatrics, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN

Summary

Dr. Caroline George is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Critical Care Medicine. She attends on the Pediatric Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit. She is also a consultant for the Otto Bremer Trust Center for Safe and Healthy Children team.

Dr. George received her medical degree from the University of Minnesota College of Medicine in 1992, completed her Pediatric Residency program at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, and completed the Pediatric Critical Care fellowship program at The Children’s Hospital in Denver Colorado. She became a member of the Pediatric Critical Care division at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics in 1998 until 2007 when she joined the faculty at the University of Minnesota.

Her areas of clinical interest in the Pediatric Critical Care unit include acute lung injury, care of post-operative cardiothoracic patients, and care of children that have experienced non-accidental trauma. In Child Abuse Pediatrics, her clinical interest is focused on early detection of sentinel abusive injuries.

Expertise

  • Cardiac Intensive Care
  • Child Abuse

Awards & Recognition

  • Minnesota Monthly “Top Doctors” (2016-2018)
  • Minneapolis - St. Paul “Top Doctors” (2017)
  • “Best Doctor in America” recognition (2006, 2011-2013, 2016)
  • Recognition for Compassion and Kindness from the Governor of the State of Iowa, Thomas Vilsak (2005)
  • Gil Cuthbertson Award for Excellence in Pediatrics, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa (1995)

Research

Publications

  1. CLS George, Harper NS, Guillaume D, Cayci Z, Nascene D: Vascular Channel Mimicking a Skull Fracture. J of Pediatrics. Published online November 2016. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2016.10.070. PMID 27856000
    Impact factor 3.890. Manuscript preparation, conducted literature search, defined intellectual content.
  2. MP Gidvani, E Theisen, R Leduc, and CLS George: Maternal surfactant protein A influences the immunoprotective properties of milk in a murine model. Pediatric Research.2014;76: 135-141. DOI:10.1038/pr.2014.70
    Impact factor 2.673 Developed study design, Conducted literature research, directed and conducted experimental studies, Data acquisition, Manuscript preparation.
  3. George CLS, Ameduri RK, ReedRC, DummerKB, OvermanDM, St. Louis,JD: Use of a left ventricular assist device as a bridge to recovery from otherwise fatal parvovirus B19 myocarditis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013;95:e59-e60. PMID- 23438564
    Impact factor 3.503 Manuscript preparation, conducted chart review and literature search.
  4. Kulhankova K, George CLS, Kline JN, Darling M, Thorne PS: Endotoxin inhalation alters lung development in neonatal mice. Am J Industrial Medicine. 55(12):1146-58, 2012.
    Impact factor 1.625. DOI: 10.1002/ajim.22061. Participated in study design, data analysis and manuscript editing.
  5. Kulhankova K, George CLS, Kline J, Snyder JM, Darling M, Field EH, Thorne PS: Early Life Co-Administration of Cockroach Allergen and Endotoxin Augments Pulmonary and Systemic Responses. Clinical and Experimental Allergy. 39:1069-1079, 2009.
    Impact factor 4.195Role: Conducted experimental studies, Data acquisition, Manuscript editing, Manuscript review.
  6. George CLS, Goss KL, Meyerholz DK, Lamb FS, Snyder JM: Surfactant associated protein-A provides critical immunoprotection in newborn mice. Infection and Immunity. 76(1):380-390, 2008.
    Impact factor 4.098Role: Guarantor of integrity of entire study, Developed Study concept and design, Conducted literature research, Conducted experimental studies, Data acquisition, Manuscript preparation.
  7. Foster, JJ, Goss KL, George CLS, Bangsund PJ, Snyder JM: Galectin-1 in secondary alveolar septae of neonatal mouse lung. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 291(6):L1142-9, 2006.
    Impact factor 4.137Role: Conducted experimental studies, Data acquisition, Manuscript editing, Manuscript review.

Clinical

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
  • American Board of Pediatrics - Child Abuse Pediatrics

Clinical Interests

• Post-operative management of cardiothoracic patients • Management of trauma patients including non-accidental trauma • Detection of Sentinel Abusive Injuries