At Shriners Hospitals for Children, the health and safety of our patients, families, volunteers and staff is our top priority. With the rapidly evolving situation regarding coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), we are closely monitoring updates and alerts from local health departments and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and are actively following their recommendations.

Please note that Shriners Hospitals for Children does not administer COVID-19 testing or treatment at this time. If your child has an upcoming appointment and you or your child are exhibiting a cough, fever, chills, shortness of breath or flu like symptoms, please contact your local Shriners Hospitals for Children location to reschedule the appointment.

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Meet our team

Meet our team

The medical staff at Shriners Healthcare for Children — Twin Cities consists of physicians and surgeons prominent in their specialties. They provide comprehensive medical, surgical and rehabilitative care for children with orthopaedic conditions. An in-house orthotic and prosthetic laboratory and team of pediatric orthotists and prosthetists collaborate regularly with orthopaedic surgeons enhancing turnaround time and most importantly, patient satisfaction.

Attending physicians also hold teaching appointments to many local colleges and universities. Visiting physicians and surgeons are available as needed to ensure the finest, most up-to-date medical care is available to our patients.

Orthopaedic and Spine Surgery
Michael J. Priola, D.O.
Christopher S. Vara, M.D.
Robin C. Crandall, M.D.
A. Noelle Larson, M.D.
David W. Polly, Jr., M.D.

Endocrinology
Jennifer H. Kyllo, M.D.

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
Ann Van Heest, M.D.

Hand, Plastics and Upper Extremity Surgery
Steven L. Moran, M.D.

Neurology
Peter Karachunski, M.D.

Neurosurgery
Patrick C. Graupman, M.D.
Peter D. Kim, M.D.
Debbie K. Song, M.D.

Rheumatology
Thomas G. Mason, M.D.

Urology
Judy Ann Reitmeyer-Hunt, APRN, CNP

Physician Assistants
Mary Aschenbrener, PA-C
Allyce Fisk, PA-C