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Meet Amanda Huepfel

OBGYN in Edina and Burnsville, MN

Amanda Huepfel

Amanda Huepfel, MD, is a board-certified Physician in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Southdale ObGyn. The practice has two locations with offices in Edina and Burnsville, Minnesota. 

After taking a high school physiology class where she was fascinated by the intricacies of the human body, Dr. Huepfel knew that she wanted to become a physician.

Her education includes a Bachelor of Science in Human Development from the University of California at Davis (UC Davis), the University of California Education Abroad Program at Georg-August University, Goettingen, Germany, and a Doctor of Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.

She completed her OB/GYN Residency as an Administrative Chief Resident at the University of Minnesota and the University of Minnesota Medical Center in Minneapolis. 

Certifications include:

  • American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) 
  • Minnesota Medical Association (MMA)

She is the recipient of numerous awards:

  • Presentation: University of Minnesota Resident Research Day, May 2017
  • Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women’s Health
  • Optimizing use of Bakri balloon in severe postpartum hemorrhage
  • Presentation: Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Interdisciplinary Meeting, April 2016; July 2016
  • Update on Healthy Birth Initiative: Reducing Primary Cesareans Project
  • Presentation: Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatrics Society, May 2012
  • Adiposity as a potential mediator of socioeconomic differences in cognitive functioning
  • “Best Student Research Report” Award, the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), January 2012
  • Medical Student Training in Aging Research Program

She loves connecting with patients and building trust and says,” It’s a privilege to bond with women and walk with them through whatever they face in all phases of their lives.”

Dr. Huepfel and her husband, Will, have three children and a terrier named Teddy. She loves walking and biking around the Minneapolis lakes and visiting family, including her brother and parents in California and her identical twin sister in Tennessee.