William Wheeler, M.D., Pediatric Pulmonologist

William Wheeler, M.D., Pediatric Pulmonologist


William Wheeler, M.D., provides pulmonary care for patients who have specialized medical needs, including neuromuscular conditions and chest wall abnormalities. In addition to caring for patients at Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare, he also serves as medical director of the respiratory therapy and pulmonary diagnostics programs at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota.

Wheeler received his medical degree at the University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences and completed his residency in the University’s department of pediatrics at LeBonhuer Children's Hospital. He also completed a fellowship in pediatric pulmonology/critical care at Children's Hospital Medical Center and Harvard Medical School’s Department of Pediatrics. While there, Wheeler received a research fellowship award from the American Lung Association.

He is a member of the American Thoracic Society, the Society of Critical Care Medicine, the Minnesota Medical Association, and other professional organizations.

Wheeler lives in Minnetonka with his wife and five young adult children. In his spare time he enjoys exercising, reading, and gardening, and is an avid baseball and softball fan.

He sees patients at the St. Paul Campus of Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare.

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