Journey Clinic - Center for Pediatric
Blood and Marrow Transplantation

Clinic Overview

For more than 40 years, University of Minnesota Physicians and University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital have led the field in developing novel therapies and providing compassionate, innovative care to those in need of blood and marrow transplant (BMT). Our pediatric BMT team offers the highest quality treatment along with personalized care that is based on each child's unique situation and needs.

Utilizing the expertise of our physician-researchers, we continually improve the safety and effectiveness of transplant therapy. We also have the world's largest adult and pediatric umbilical cord blood transplant program, making BMT an option for nearly all patients.


We provide specialty care and treatment for (but not limited to):

  • Leukemias and lymphomas
  • Aplastic anemia & other bone-marrow-failure syndromes
  • Hurler syndrome, ALD, & other inherited metabolic disorders
  • Myelodysplastic (MDS) and myeloproliferative diseases
  • Sickle cell disease & thalassemias
  • Severe combined immune deficiency (SCID) & other inherited immune system disorders
  • HLH, FEL, & other histiocytic disorders
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Malignant brain tumors and spinal cord tumors
  • Other solid tumors
  • Epidermolysis bullosa
  • Fanconi anemia
  • Dyskeratosis congenita

Awards and Distinctions
The University of Minnesota Medical Center Weight Loss Clinic has received several awards for our surgical excellence.  We work closely with other specialists within the University of Minnesota Health system to coordinate your care and are proud to be awarded the following:

• Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program with Adolescent Qualifications
This accreditation means our bariatric surgery program is a comprehensive center that has passed a rigorous external national review by fellow surgeons.  In addition, we are one of a very select few programs that have also achieved Adolescent Qualifications by the American College of Surgeons.

• Blue Distinction Center + for Bariatric Surgery
This quality designation from Blue Cross Blue Shield signifies our center delivers high quality bariatric and patient care.  The Blue Distinction + program evaluates our expertise as a physician team, the number surgery’s our clinic has performed, and our track record of results.  We have proven to have a track record for delivering better results, with fewer complications time and time again.  The Blue Distinction + plus indicates our program also met cost measures that address consumers need for affordable care.

A partnership of Fairview and University of Minnesota Physicians

Location Info


Riverside East Building
2450 Riverside Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55454

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Appointments: 612-365-6777


  • Monday
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  • Friday
  • 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
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Our Team


Central Scheduling: 612.672.7422

Provider Referrals: 612.672.7000

Administrative Offices: 612.884.0600

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