Jamie Lohr, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Jamie Lohr

Contact Info


Office Phone 612-626-2755

Fax 612-626-2467

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

Mailing Address:
Dept of Pediatric Cardiology
MMC 94 Mayo
8094A (Campus Delivery Code)
420 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Division of Pediatric Cardiology

Research Associate Professor, Lillehei Heart Institute

Pediatric Cardiologist

MD, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine

Residency in Pediatrics, Oregon Health Sciences University

Fellowship in Physiology and Pediatric Cardiology, Oregon Health Sciences University

Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology, University of Minnesota


Dr. Lohr is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Cardiology and serves as Medical Director of the Fairview Ridges Specialty Clinic for Children. She received her M.D. from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. Dr. Lohr completed a residency in Pediatrics and a Research Fellowship in Physiology and Pediatric Cardiology at Oregon Health Sciences University. She completed a fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology at the University Of Minnesota. Dr. Lohr joined the University Of Minnesota faculty in 1997. She is board certified in Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology., and Adult Congenital Heart Disease.

Awards & Recognition

  • Best Doctors in America® (2007-2010, 2011-2012, 2013)
  • University of Minnesota Clinical Scholar Award
  • Mpls.St. Paul Magazine Top Doctors, 2003
  • March of Dimes Basil O’Connor Scholar
  • American Heart Association Scientist Development Award
  • Minnesota Monthly "Best Doctors" (2014)

Professional Associations

Elected Member of the Society for Pediatric Research


Research Summary/Interests

Using human induced pluripotent stem cells to model heart development and congenital cardiac disorders; neural crest, second heart field and cardiac development; genetic factors which influence long term outcomes in congenital heart disease.


Person, A.D.; Beiraghi, S.; Sieben, C.M.; Hermanson, S.; Neumann, A.N.; Robu, M.E.; Schleiffarth, J.R.; van Bokhoven, H.; Mazzeu, J.F.; Petryk, A.; Brunner, H.G.; Ekker, S.C.; Lohr, J.L.. "Wnt5a Mutations Cause Autosomal Dominant Robinow Syndrome." Developmental Dynamics, 2010 Jan: 239(1): 327-37.

Hyatt, B.A.; Resnik, E.R.; Johnson, N.S.; Lohr, J.L.; Cornfield, D.N.. “Lung Specific Developmental Expression of Xenopus laevis Surfactant Protein C and B Genes” Gene Expr Patterns. 2007; 7:8-14. Epub 2006 May 5.

Bartlett, H.; Escalera, R.; Patel, S.; Wedemeyer, E.; Volk, K.; Lohr, J.; Reinking, B. "Echocardiographic Assessment of Cardiac Morphology and Function in Xenopus" in press Comparative Medicine Dec. 2009.

Brick, K.; Chen, X.; Lohr, J.; Schmidt, A.; Kidder, L.; Pew, W. "rh-BMP-2 Induced Expression of Key Bone Formation Genes in Infected Segmental Defects" in the Rat. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. (2009).467:3096-3103.

Schleiffarth, J.R.; Person, A.D.; Martinsen, B.J.; Neumann, A.N.; Sukovich, D.J.; Jarcho, M.P.; Baker, C.V.H.; Lohr, J.L.; Cornfield, D.N.; Ekker, S.E.; Petryk, A. "Wnt5a is required for normal cardiac outflow tract development." Pediatric Research 2007 Apr. 61(4):386-91.


Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics; American Board of Pediatric Cardiology; Adult Congenital Heart Disease certification from the American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests

Adolescents and young adults with heart disease; Cardiac genetics; Congenital heart disease; Echocardiography; General pediatric cardiology

Hospital Privileges

Fairview Lakes Medical Center; Fairview Ridges Hospital; Fairview Southdale Hospital; University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview