Dr. Paul J Orchard MD Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist

Dr. Paul Orchard is a pediatric hematologist-oncologist in Minneapolis, Minnesota and is affiliated with University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview. He received his medical degree from Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and has been in practice for 26 years. Dr. Orchard accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 12 doctors at University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview who specialize in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist: General Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Hospital Affiliation

University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview
Ranked #42 in Pediatrics: Cancer

Education & Medical Training

University of Wisconsin
Residency, Pediatrics, 1984 - 1987

University of Minnesota at Fairview
Fellowship, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 1987 - 1990

Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Class of 1984

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 25 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 24 years in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

MN State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Effect of recombinant human growth hormone on changes in height, bone mineral density, and body composition over 1-2years in children with Hurler or Hunter syndrome.
Polgreen, L. E.,Thomas, W.,Orchard, P. J.,Whitley, C. B.,Miller, B. S.

Prospects for stem cell therapy in neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis.
Kruer, M. C.,Pearce, D. A.,Orchard, P. J.,Steiner, R. D.

Hip Dysplasia in Patients With Hurler Syndrome (Mucopolysaccharidosis Type 1H).
Thawrani, D. P.,Walker, K.,Polgreen, L. E.,Tolar, J.,Orchard, P. J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
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