About NNii

Michael Severson, MD

American Academy of Pediatrics

Dr. Michael Severson is a general pediatrician in Brainerd Minnesota. He was in solo practice for twenty-five years and now enjoys the help of two partners at Brainerd Medical Center, a 42 physician multi-specialty group. 

Dr. Severson has had a strong interest in infectious disease, attention deficit disorder, asthma and diabetes. He is an Adjunct Professor of Clinical Pediatrics with the University of Minnesota and enjoys exposing residents to rural practice. Research is an active component to Dr. Severson’s practice and he is currently involved in three vaccine studies. He has enjoyed a long history of active leadership in child advocacy and currently serves on the Board of The American Academy of Pediatrics. He has four children and eight grandchildren.

Dr. Severson completed medical school at the University of Minnesota and did his pediatric residency at the Mayo Clinic.