Emily Kidd, MD
- Family medicine
- Underserved medicine
- Substance Use Disorders
- Pediatric care
- Adolescent care
- Preventive care
- Virtual visits
Emily Kidd, MD, is a board-certified family medicine physician with professional interests in underserved medicine, substance use disorders, pediatric and adolescent care and preventive care. She offers face-to-face virtual visits for a variety of health services and conditions.
Hometown: Rochester, MN
What I enjoy most about being a physician is: the opportunity to get to know and care for patients and their families over many years. I love the privilege of helping patients navigate through both the good and bad times, and being a solid source of support and information throughout their lives.
I'm passionate about: spending time with my husband, two boys, and two dogs. I also enjoy reading, running, spinning, and traveling.
One of the challenges of my career that I enjoy is: individualizing treatment to what will work in each patient’s life. I like working closely with each patient, learning their specific concerns and barriers, and together, coming up with ways to tackle those challenges, and achieve improved health and overall well-being. I believe better health is attainable for everyone, and medical appointments, tests and treatments shouldn’t feel scary or burdensome.
My personal health goal is: to find creative ways to move more throughout the day.
My favorite movie is: Princess Bride. I like a variety of books, but especially mysteries and fiction. My husband and I enjoy going somewhere warm to escape the winter for a bit, such as Hawaii, Arizona, or Florida.
- Family medicine
Awards and recognitions
- 2020, 2021, 2023 Mpls. St. Paul Magazine Top Doctors: Rising Stars
- Performing arts
- Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
- University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN
- University of Minnesota North Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program, Minneapolis, MN
Years of experience
- Mercy Hospital – Unity Campus
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Major health plans we participate in
- Allina Health | Aetna
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Other health plans we participate in
- America's PPO
- First Health/Coventry
- Hennepin Health (formerly Metropolitan Health Plan)
- South Country Health Alliance
- United Behavioral Health
- Wisconsin Physician Services (WPS)