Scott Schwantes, MD

Scott Schwantes, MD


Dr. Schwantes is board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Additionally, he is a fellow within the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. He has dedicated his career to working with children suffering from distressing symptoms, and is renowned locally, nationally, and internationally for his efforts which have included published articles, book chapters, presentations, keynote addresses, and service in leadership positions.

Dr. Schwantes works with the interdisciplinary team at Children’s MN to address the child’s needs as a whole person, including the child’s family. He combines a holistic approach to the relief of the child’s distressing symptoms, including blending traditional western medicine and acupuncture. Dr. Schwantes enjoys spending time with his wife and children and exploring life’s adventures together. He enjoys carpentry, remodeling, cooking, reading, traveling, and the outdoors.