Abbie Begnaud, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Abbie Begnaud

Contact Info

Mailing Address:
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
420 Delaware St SE
MMC 276
Minneapolis MN 55455

Administrative Assistant Name
PACCS

Administrative Email
paccmed@umn.edu

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine


Pulmonologist


Medical School, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA (2002 – 2006)

Internal Medicine Internship and Residency, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS (2006 – 2009)

Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (2010 – 2013)

Bachelor of Science, Psychobiology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL (1998 – 2002)

Summary

Dr. Abbie Begnaud is a southerner who joined the University of Minnesota faculty in 2013. Dr. Begnaud has an interest in the diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer and other malignant diseases of the chest. An inaugural diplomat of the American Association of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology, she is trained in advanced diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, as well as general pulmonary and critical care medicine. She collaborated to launch the University of Minnesota Health Lung Cancer Screening Program and continues to oversee all its activities.

Professional Associations

  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • American Thoracic Society
  • American Association of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology

Research

Research Summary/Interests

  • Pulmonary nodules
  • Lung Cancer Screening
  • Central airway obstruction
  • Malignant pleural effusions
  • Endobronchial intratumoral chemotherapy (EITC)

Publications

Clinical

Specialties

  • Central Airway Obstruction
  • Interventional Pulmonology
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Cancer Screening
  • Pleural Disease

Clinics

Clinics and Surgery Center;Fairview Ridges Hospital

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine: Internal Medicine through 2019
  • Pulmonary Disease through 2022
  • Critical Care Medicine through 2023
  • Diplomat of American Association of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology (AABIP)

Clinical Interests

Lung Cancer Screening and Diagnosis; Pulmonary Complications of Lung Cancer Treatment; General Pulmonary Medicine; Pleuroscopy; Endobronchial obstruction; Tracheobronchial stenosis; Pleural Effusions; Pleural Catheters; Navigational Bronchoscopy; Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS)