We provide primary care for babies, children, and young adults so they can be healthy, thrive, and leap forward.

St. Paul, MN • Dr. Julia Joseph-Di Caprio

A smiling Black mother holding her toddler out at a park

Leap Pediatric and Adolescent Care

We provide primary care for babies, children, and young adults so they can be healthy, thrive, and leap forward.

St. Paul, MN • Dr. Julia Joseph-Di Caprio

Good News!

The 2023-2024 COVID-19 and flu vaccines are now available.

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Make the leap to quality healthcare.

Local nonprofit community-based pediatric and young adult practice focused on advancing health equity and removing barriers to well-being. Part of the fabric of organizations and individuals working to improve the health of the community.

We love to meet new families!

Thank you for trusting us with your child’s health. We provide primary care for babies, children, and youth ages 0-26 years, in a safe and caring environment.

We accept most insurance.

In order to be as accessible as possible to the families in our community, we take most insurances, including Medical Assistance coverage.

Take the pain out of pain reliever dosing.

Be confident that you are treating your child’s pain or fever with the correct dose of medication. We can guide you on how much to give, based on your child’s weight.

Should you call us?

Our symptom checker can help you learn whether you need to see the doctor, and can teach you how to relieve symptoms at home.

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Knowledge is power when it comes to protecting ourselves and our communities 💉😷#measlesawareness #vaccinessavelives
This weeks spotlight is on Rachel Hardeman🧬🧬

Rachel Hardeman is a tenured Associate Professor in the Division of Health Policy & Management at the University of Minnesota, School of Public Health and a reproductive health equity researcher. Dr. Hardeman’s research includes a partnership with Roots Community Birth Center, in North Minneapolis, one of five Black-owned freestanding birth centers in the United States. Her work also examines the potential mental health impacts for Black birthing people when living in a community that has experienced the killing of an unarmed Black person by police. Published in journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine and the American Journal of Public Health, Dr. Hardeman’s research has elicited important conversations on the topics of culturally-centered care, police brutality and structural racism as a fundamental cause of health inequities. Dr. Hardeman’s overarching goal is to contribute to a body of knowledge that links structural racism to health in a tangible way, identifies opportunities for intervention, and dismantles the systems, structures, and institutions that allow inequities to persist.
This weeks spotlight is on Dr. Brooke Cunningham🩺🧬

Dr. Cunningham was appointed as Commissioner for the Minnesota Department of Health in January 2023, oversees the state’s lead public health agency, responsible for safeguarding and improving the health of all Minnesotans. With a professional background as a general internist, sociologist, and assistant professor at the University of Minnesota, Dr. Cunningham previously served as Assistant Commissioner for the Health Equity Bureau, focusing on reducing racial disparities in health. Her responsibilities included overseeing the Center for Health Equity, the Office of American Indian Health, the COVID-19 Health Equity Team, and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. She also has a strong research background in strategies to address the adverse impacts of racism on health. Dr. Cunningham holds doctorates in medicine and sociology from the University of Pennsylvania and has received recognition for her contributions to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in medical education. Additionally she is currently a primary care provider at the Community-University Health Care Clinic in Minneapolis. 🧬🩺
Today, our spotlight is on Dr. Rosario🩺🧬

Dr. Rosario is a distinguished professional certified in otolaryngology, head and neck surgery, and sleep medicine. Currently serving as the president of Andros ENT & Sleep Center in Inver Grove Heights and Roseville, Minnesota. Dr. Rosario has earned recognition in Minnesota Monthly for multiple years as a Top Doctor and Best Doctor for Women.

Originally from Andros, an island in the Bahamas, Dr. Rosario’s educational journey led her to Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota, where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts in 1987. Subsequently, she pursued medical studies at the University of Minnesota, followed by an internship and residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. Her dedication and expertise have solidified her position as a reputable figure in the field of medicine🩺🧬

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