Erickson Heidi

Heidi Erickson, MD

Commitment to Patient-Centered Care

“I am committed to practicing evidence-based medicine with compassion, an open mind, and diligence. I am humbled by my patients’ stories and willingness to share some part of their life’s journey with me. I am dedicated to advocating for my patients and understanding the social determinants of health.”

Clinical Expertise

Dr. Erickson provides critical care for patients in the medical intensive care unit as well as pulmonary consultation in the hospital and clinic settings. She has special interests in acute respiratory failure, chronic lung disease, and lung cancer, and performs flexible bronchoscopy and endobronchial ultrasound. Additionally, she is interested in medical education and enjoys working with trainees.

Medical School

  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA


  • Internal Medicine, Hennepin Healthcare, Minneapolis, MN, USA


  • Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA

Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • American Thoracic Society
  • Society for Critical Care Medicine
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Lung Association


  • Board-certified in Pulmonary Medicine
  • Board-certified in Critical Care Medicine
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota


  • Chief Fellow, University of Iowa, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
  • Chief Resident, Hennepin County Medical Center, Internal Medicine
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society


“Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my family, playing with my dogs, reading, and traveling. I was born and raised in MN and take great joy in all our beautiful lakes!”