Kathryn M. Manning, MD
- Women's Health
Kathryn Manning, MD is a child and adolescent psychiatrist at Cambridge Medical Center.
What is your practice philosophy? Practicing medicine is a privilege granted to few individuals and I am indeed fortunate. Within the field of medicine, working in psychiatry requires more than an understanding of anatomy and organ system because psychiatry is about the mind, the brain, the self, and human experience. I believe in high ethical standards, sound knowledge of my field, and the importance of practicing wisely and compassionately.
Hometown: Lino Lakes
What are you passionate about? and why? having a good psychiatrist makes a difference in recovery. I especially enjoy linking mental health and addiction treatment.
If I wasn't a provider, I would be a: travel agent
Why did you become a provider? As a teenager, I was fascinated by the mind and behavior. I read books involving psychological issues and challenges. I have always been drawn to the mental health profession.
Something I have learned from my patients is: I have learned the importance of time. It takes some time to get to know my patients in order to correctly make a diagnosis and provide appropriate treatment.
One of the challenges of this career that I enjoy is: I enjoy the challenge of gaining the trust of my patient. This is regularly important in psychiatry.
What is the best thing you've done for your health? Running at least 3 times a week. Exercise is a great stress reliever.
What are you most proud of? The decision to go to medical school in my 30's.
What are a few of your personal achievements? Running Twin Cities Marathon and Grandma's Marathon.
Awards and recognitions
- University of St. Thomas
- University of Minnesota Medical School
- Chicago Medical School
- Valparaiso University
- University of Minnesota Psychiatry Residency
Years of experience
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- Allina Health | Aetna
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Other health plans we accept
- America's PPO
- First Health/Coventry
- Hennepin Health (formerly Metropolitan Health Plan)
- South Country Health Alliance
- United Behavioral Health
- Wisconsin Physician Services (WPS)