Claudia Fox, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Claudia Fox

Contact Info

lusc0001@umn.edu

Fax 612-301-6645

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

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

Administrative Assistant Name
Juanita Jensen

Administrative Phone
612-626-2349

Administrative Email
cpom@umn.edu

Administrative Fax Number
612-301-6645

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. Fox is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Co-Director of the Center for Pediatric Obesity Medicine at the University of Minnesota Medical School. She earned her Bachelor’s of Science degree from University of Wisconsin-Madison and her Medical Degree from University of Minnesota. Also at the University of Minnesota she completed her residency in Pediatrics and fellowship in Academic General Pediatrics. Dr. Fox additionally completed a Master’s in Public Health from the University of Minnesota. Dr. Fox is board certified by both the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Obesity Medicine. She is passionate about delivering state-of-the-art, compassionate medical care to youth with obesity and directs the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital Pediatric Weight Management Program. Dr. Fox is also a productive researcher in the field of pediatric obesity, particularly in the area of pharmacotherapy for pediatric severe obesity. Her personal mission is to lead the development of effective, comprehensive, evidence-based treatment strategies that will improve the lives of youth afflicted 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