Espinosa Armantina

Armantina Espinosa, MD

Neurology, Pediatrics - Neurology/TBI/Sleep Medicine

Commitment to Patient-Centered Care

“My goal is to help our patients achieve and maintain the best health possible, working together with the child’s family and primary care provider, listening, communicating, learning and teaching with cultural sensitivity, compassion and respect. I find every day is full of opportunities to work together towards these goals. To me, it is an honor to serve our patients and work with our colleagues.”

Clinical Expertise

Dr. Espinosa is a board certified Neurologist with a specialty in Child Neurology. Her pediatric neurology fellowship was under the mentorship of Dr. Kenneth Swaiman, Child Neurology, at the University of Minnesota Medical School. She also completed her sleep medicine fellowship at HCMC under the mentorship of Dr. Mark Mahowald, MD (Minnesota Regional Sleep Disorders Center). She has been in private practice with the Minneapolis Clinic of Neurology since 1991. She joined HCMC as Pediatric Neurology Director in 2004. She is Co-Director of the Pediatric Brain Injury Clinic and is staff at the HCMC sleep center, for our pediatric patients.

Medical School

  • Centro de Estudios Tecnicos, SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC


  • Pediatrics, Miami Children's Hospital, Miami, FL, USA
  • Pediatrics, St. Luke's Hospital, Cleveland, OH, USA


  • Child Neurology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
  • Sleep Medicine, Hennepin Healthcare, Minneapolis, MN, USA
  • Sleep Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Professional Affiliations

  • Child Neurology Society
  • American Epilepsy Society
  • American Academy Sleep Medicine
  • Epilepsy Foundation, Minnesota Professional Advisory Board
  • Fraser Child and Family Center Professional Advisory Board


  • Board Certified in Neurology with special competence in Child Neurology


“In my free time, I enjoy being with my family, reading, cooking, walking.”