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Robert D. Acton, MD

Robert D. Acton, MD

Pediatric Surgeon
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Hospital Privileges
Fairview Ridges Hospital
University of Minnesota Medical Center
Medical School
University of Cincinnati
University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (Surgical Research Fellow, Surgical Endoscopy Fellow, Surgical Critical Care Fellow)
Northwestern University (Pediatric Surgery Fellowship)
Other Education
University of Minnesota
Board Certifications
General Surgery
Critical Care Medicine
Pediatric Surgery
Leadership Roles and Memberships
  • Member, Minnesota Surgical Society
  • Associate Program Director, General Surgery Residency
  • Surgery Clerkship Director
  • Member, Minnesota Surgical Society (1999)
  • UMP Peer Review Committee, Chair
  • Director of Medical Student Education
  • Associate Surgery Program Director
  • PGY-1 Director
  • Clinical Education Committee, Chair
  • ACS/ASE National Medical Student Simulation Curriculum Steering Committee, Co-chair
  • Mpls.St.Paul Magazine "Top Doctor" (2008, 2012-2014, 2016-2019)
  • Minnesota Monthly Magazine “Top Doctors” (2016-2019)
  • Best Doctors in America (2007-2010, 2011-2012, 2013)
  • Owen H. Wangensteen Faculty Teaching Award (2010)
  • Cassius Ellis Award, University of Minnesota, Exemplary Teaching and Mentoring of Junior Residents as a Chief Resident (1999)
  • National Research Service Award (1995-1997)
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