Claudia Fox, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Claudia Fox

Contact Info

lusc0001@umn.edu

Mailing Address:
Center for Pediatric Obesity Medicine
717 Delaware ST SE
Room 370G, CPOM
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Fellowship Program Director and Faculty Member, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition

Co-Director and Fellowship Program Director, Center for Pediatric Obesity Medicine

Care Team Member, Heart Center


Pediatrician; Weight Management Specialist


MD, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN

Residency in Pediatrics, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN

Fellowship in Academic General Pediatrics, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN

MPH, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN

Summary

Dr. Claudia Fox is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota. She is the Co-Director of the University of Minnesota Center for Pediatric Obesity Medicine and Medical Director of the Pediatric Weight Management clinics. She completed her MD and MPH degrees at the University of Minnesota and completed a fellowship in Academic General Pediatrics also at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Fox is Board Certified by the American Board of Obesity Medicine, in addition to Pediatrics. Her expertise is in the clinical management of children and adolescents with severe obesity, and particularly in the use of pharmacotherapy for obesity in this population. Dr. Fox’s research focus has also been in the use of medications for obesity in youth. She has been a co-investigator in several clinical trials examining the weight loss properties of various medications for youth with severe obesity.

Awards & Recognition

  • Innovator in Clinical Practice, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota (2018)
  • Faculty Spotlight, University of Minnesota Medical School (2018)
  • Minneapolis - St. Paul “Top Doctors” (2017, 2018)

Clinical

Clinics

Fairview Maple Grove Medical Center;Pediatric Specialty Care-Discovery Clinic

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Obesity Medicine
  • American Board of Pediatrics

Clinical Interests

Pediatric obesity; Pediatric preventive cardiology